The CSA invites city-based writers to submit unpublished book-length manuscripts of short stories, poetry and novels in Hindi, English, Punjabi or Urdu. Some funding is available for Grants-in-aid and the best entries would be given financial assistance for publication.
Entries may be submitted at the Chd Sahitya Akademi office on the 1st floor of the State Library, Sector 34. Deadline for submission is September 30, 2011.
Poetry collections should be minimum 50 pages in length. Fiction / novel minimum hundred pp. Submit two copies of each entry.