Delhi Poetry Slam creates opportunities for young poets to learn, experience and apply their poetry. Every year, we bring to you several unique programmes where you fully come to understand your own poetic potential with guidance from international teachers and friendly staff. We host poetry slams, literary festivals, writing contests and workshops across India. DelSlam is conveniently located at Lajpat Nagar in New Delhi. 

This year Delhi Poetry Slam has introduced India's biggest writing competition for teenagers and youth. The Short Story Competition is open to all Indian nationals aged 13-28 years. The winners will receive prize money worth INR 1,00,000 and be published in a story book. This initiative aims to encourage aspiring writers from all over the country and provide them with an extraordinary platform to display their talent.

Results will be announced on July 31st 2017. 

Participate in Story Writing Competition

National Story Writing Competition 2017 is a competition for teenagers and youth to showcase their creativity and talent, while being rewarded for it. There are two categories for submission, for youth aged 13-28. The prizes below will be given in both categories. 

1st  Prize: INR 25,000
2nd Prize: INR 15,000
3rd Prize:  INR 10,000
4th Prize to 20th Prize: INR 2,500

Attend Our Unique Slam Poetry Course

DelSlam hosts Slam Poetry Courses for beginners to learn how to write and perform their poetry. The programs are held in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi. Our enriching programs will offer you valuable tools and techniques of slam poetry, nurture your confidence and guide you to express yourself effectively.

Teenagers and youth that participate in our programs regard it as life changing experience. Something that shapes their thinking and widens their perspective. 

Your time with DelSlam will allow you to meet people from all over the world in a non judgemental space; learn and celebrate spoken word with them. Join our courses to experience it for yourself! 

Watch Our Videos

DelSlam Students perform slam poetry ranging from topics on misogyny in the rap industry to taboos about skin colour in our society. Watch videos of our students that will thrill you with significant messages for a better world! 

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