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Hear ye, Delhizens all

quoth supreing-being-manifestation and all-round-star Shakti Bhatt:

Toto Funds the Arts, Delhi Chapter, invites entries for its flash fiction contest.

The winner will get a cash prize of Rs. 3000 and two runners-up will be awarded Rs. 1000 each. A public event will be organized for the winners to read their stories along with an established author.

Submission Guidelines

  1. You cannot be older than 30 on June 1, 2007. Include a statement confirming your date of birth and that the story is original and unpublished.
  2. The contest is limited to young Indians residing in Delhi and NCR. No NRIs, please.
  3. Only one submission is allowed per person.
  4. The story cannot exceed 500 words.
  5. Entries can be either sent by e-mail to tfadelhi@gmail.com or by snail mail to:

    TFA Contest, D/377 2nd Floor, Defence Colony,

    New Delhi 110024.

  1. The deadline is 20 April 2007. Please mention your name and contact details separately, not on the entry itself.

Toto Funds the Arts is a non-profit trust based in Bangalore, set up to encourage and promote the talent of creative young Indians.


About Samit Basu

Novelist. Best known for fantasy and science fiction work. Most recently, The City Inside (Tordotcom)/Chosen Spirits (Simon and Schuster)


10 thoughts on “Hear ye, Delhizens all

  1. Discriminatory. Age-ist. Gah.

    Posted by J. Alfred Prufrock | March 28, 2007, 11:54 am
  2. 500 words ? WHAT ? How does one write a story in only 500 words ???????

    Posted by ami | March 29, 2007, 5:35 pm
  3. Is this competition only for writers based in NCR not from the other parts of India ???

    And if yes, why is it so ???

    Posted by Anshul Agrawal | March 29, 2007, 5:35 pm
  4. city-ist too, if i may.

    Posted by oliver | March 29, 2007, 5:35 pm
  5. this is where i remind you all gently that there’s no point complaining on this blog; i’m just passing information along.
    also, if you want to write, no one’s stopping you, you know.

    Posted by samit | March 29, 2007, 5:43 pm
  6. So you writing?

    Posted by jerry | March 31, 2007, 1:23 pm
  7. you had better not be sending in anything. besides which, why is this competition restricted to delhi? that is just not fair. and don’t worry about these stupid comments – mine included. GET BACK TO WORK ON UNWABA!!!!!
    you better be giving some answers in it. hey, is lady temat maya’s mom?

    Posted by Danielle | March 31, 2007, 6:52 pm
  8. what only delhi… what discrimination is that

    Posted by Shamash | March 31, 2007, 6:52 pm
  9. hey,
    so i know this has nothing to do with ur post or anything but i just wanted to know when the third book in the game trilogy is out and it’s title (if any as yet)… also im sorry if uv already gone thru all this before but i dnt know how else to find out and i’ll die a horrible miserable death if i don’t!!!
    ok, so i’m exagerating but seriously… cnt wait for ur next book… u r seriously the most entertaining writer ever!!!

    Posted by Anonymous | April 2, 2007, 4:33 pm
  10. hey ther… im not as concernerd about the contest now… but when do u really plan to come out with the laso book of the game world trilogy… its irritating that three of my fav books have the last books still to b written… ????

    Posted by Nauti Boy's Banter... | April 19, 2007, 8:11 am

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