Past Competitions

National Story Writing Competition 2017 is a writing competition for teenagers and youth to showcase their creativity and talent. National Story Writing Competition offers the young generation the opportunity to share their creative work and opinions on issues that affect their lives – everything from love and family to school, social issues and growing up. The competition is sponsored by Delhi Poetry Slam on an annual basis from April to June. 1 Lakh in prizes and book publicatio has been awarded this year to winners. Commendable mentions receive e-certification for their credible participation in Wingword Story Competition 2017. 

In 2017, we received 1000 entries from around India for the competition ranging from flash fiction to autobiography. Here is the list of the winners and commendable mentions of Wingword Short Story Prize 2017. We congratulate them on this prestigious achievement. 

Winners

1st Prize: INR 25,000- Abhijit Balakrishna- Wrestling With Time- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2nd Prize: INR 15,000- Phalguni Sarkar- And All The Beasts Are Gone- Mumbai, Maharashtra

3rd Prize: INR 10,000- Vibhav Chawla- To the Suns - New Delhi, Delhi

Top 20 Prize Winners: INR 2500

Harsha Menon- Unearthing Machine- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Devangi Barman- War On My Mind- Guwahati, Assam

Hira Patel- Bluebirds- New Delhi, India

Ishmet Malik- Teenage Trouble- New Delhi, Delhi

Riyan Saini- Judgement Day- Patna, Bihar

Bhavya Iyer- Coming Out of The Closet- Bangalore, Karnataka

Ira Sarin- Forgiving My Mother- New Delhi, Delhi

Laira Jain- Actualities- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Rakshak Bharadwaj- Why I Left Home- Pune, Maharashtra

Tanya Roy Chowdhury- Finding Solace in the Mountain- New Delhi, Delhi

Eishita Mandal- Knives and Roses- Kolkata, West Bengal

Umesh Narayan- The Wise Fool- Ernakulam, Kerala

Suyash Kaul- Questions of Insanity- Chandigarh, Punjab

Mohit Bhatnagar- Collective Decision- New Delhi, Delhi

Kyra Rodrigues- Then Come Back Later- Bangalore, Karnataka

Lipika Mujumdar- Saying Goodbye to Granny- Kolkata, West Bengal

Yash Khatri- Prophecy of the Patriot- New Delhi, Delhi

Commendable Mentions

Aveek Dutta- The Defeated Warrior- New Delhi, Delhi

Ipsa Arora- A Letter To Daughter- New Delhi, Delhi

Jay Debnath- I am not a hero like you- Dhemaji, Assam

Rtunjya Gujral- The Aftermath of Suicide- New Delhi, Delhi

Rajeshwari Kashyap- Death Note: Can You Erase It?- Deoghar, Jharkhand

Chhaya Dabas- Journey of Three Stations- New Delhi, Delhi

Prarthana Earla- He She Diaries- Hyderabad, Telangana

Prerna Prakash- Z- New Delhi, Delhi

Gabriel Marwein- Purpose- Shillong, Meghalaya

Amit Anand- The Rhymes Of A Mango Tree- Bangalore, Karnataka

Manvi Arora- Another face of a LIFE- Karnal, Haryana

Smriti Mahale- Twice Written- Bangalore, Karnataka

 Himadri Deori- FEAR- Shillong, Meghalaya

Aashika Suresh- Until It Beats- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Haleema Sha- Sieved Shades- Ernakulam, Kerala

Gurpahul Singh-  Me and My Toolkit- Ludhiana, Punjab

Ritika Modee- Music of Love- New Delhi, Delhi

Mounika Vurity- The Story Teller- Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh

Akshat Jain- Neo-Times- New Delhi, Delhi

Debjeet Mukherjee- A Rural Coincidence- Kolkata, West Bengal

Richa Verma- The Leftover Spell- Howrah, West Bengal

Damini Kane- Bidisha's Boat- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Meru Vashisht- Could not be Replaced- Saharanpur

Manas Misra- Hero- Bangalore, Karnataka

Sharon S- The Time I Ate Broccoli- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Samridhi Bhardwaj- Button... Pin...Pebble...Hole.- Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Upasya Bhowal- Selfish- Kolkata, West Bengal

Arpit Nayak- Margins- Shillong, Meghalaya

Srishti Chaudhary- Burning and Frying- New Delhi, Delhi

Roohi Bhargava- Second Chance-New Beginning- Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Srabana Chandra- Breaking Gender Asymmetry in Science and Technology- West Bengal

Eesha Roy- A Film Called ME- Pune, Maharashtra

Harini MS- Tap. Tap. Tap.- Bangalore, Karnataka

Uthiraa Mahalingam- After All...- Tirupur, Tamil Nadu

Meghna Chatterjee- Flight- Kolkata, West Bengal

Rajeshwari Bhattacharjee- A Letter to the Self- Kolkata, West Bengal

Andal Srivatsan- Arla- Bangalore, Karnataka

Srishtika Prakash- My Encounter With Mental Illness- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Samiksha Raturi- Driven by Destiny- Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Kamakshi Saxena- Life over food or vice versa- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Simran Umesh Rohra- The Bereaved Man- Bangalore, Karnataka

Nimrah Fatim- The Mango Tree- Hyderabad, Telangana

Charu Sharma- The Virtuous Matricide- Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Sajidah Masalli- Piece Of Peace- Srinagar, J & K

Debanjan Ray- Nightmare- Kolkata, West Bengal

Rishitha Shetty- Feni-  Bangalore, Karnataka

Ahmad Faraz- The Story of A Rebellion

Urbija Goswami- The Pink Dress- Jorhat, Assam

Abhishek Kumar- The Magical Jar- New Delhi, Delhi

Sravani Singampalli- The Fear That Never Got Erased- Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Prapti Sarkar- Vermillion Remembrances- Kolkata, West Bengal

Sufia Khatoon- Repentance- New Delhi, Delhi

Sneha Pandey- Shikwa- New Delhi, Delhi

Vidit Saxena- My First Kiss- Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Lavanya Desiraju-  The Ghost Cafe- Hyderabad, Telangana

Vidit Uppal- A Year Later- New Delhi, Delhi

Harleen Kalsi- An Ode to The City- New Delhi, Delhi

Fengkha Daimary- Writer's Block?- Umiam, Meghalaya

Vishwajeet Gain-  Inside Out: An Internal Monologue- Kolkata, West Bengal

Priyam Marik- One of a Kind- Kolkata, West Bengal

Preiksha Jain- Letter To You- Jammu, J & K

Geon Pauly- A Dream Too Many, A Dream in Time- Mangalore, Karnataka

 Yogita Tahilram- The Swing Set- Pune, Maharashtra

Avinash Vavilapalli- The Perfect Family- Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh

Abhishek Kralia- Destiny of Akhmad- Jammu, J & K

Mohita Verma- Power of Thought- New Delhi, Delhi

Nishant Nihar- Of A Girl & A Flower- Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Divya Karthikeyan- Jaathimalli - Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Isvi Mishra- Breakfast in Bed- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Harini Banwari- ALIVE- Ahmedabad, Gujurat

Sheetal Harumalani- The Lost Tooth- Kolkata, West Bengal

Pramati Anand- The Strangeness of It All- New Delhi

Soumya Pathak- Abra-ka-dabra- Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

Divjot Kaur- Filia Diaboli- Surajkund, Haryana

Arshia Jagtap- Maya- Pune, Maharashtra

Tuhin Bhowal- My Favorite Nightmare- Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

Naisargi Bhatt- A Ray of Hope Through Mom's Letters- Nadiad, Gujarat

Tanya Sharma- WHY People WHY? - Gurgaon, Haryana

Proiti Seal Acharya- Three years at Jadavpur University: Writing back to myself- Kolkata, West Bengal

Vani Gupta- The Dance Of Nive- New Delhi

Shriya Bhardwaj- Balloon Heart- Gurgaon, Haryana

Sindhu Vasikarla- At the age of 83- Bangalore, Karnataka

Yadawanka Pala- Echoes of History- Shillong, Meghalaya

 Snigdha S. K.- A Celebration of Life- New Delhi, Delhi

Rashi Gupta-  The Goodbye- Rajkot, Gujarat

Barnali Das- The Fall- New Delhi, Delhi

Arunima Gupta- My Tryst With Delhi Metro- New Delhi, Delhi

Shrijana Subba- Anathema or, I no longer dream- Kolkata, West Bengal

Mebadaiaka Kurkalang- English Table Manners- Shillong, Meghalaya

Dibyangee Saha- Memorabilia- Kolkata, West Bengal

Swati Mondal- Freedom Fly- Howrah, West Bengal

Tanya Salwan-  An unfettered dream- New Delhi, Delhi

Kavya Jayanthan- Advertisement- Malapurram, Kerala

Fatima Zaheer- A Widow's Struggle- Barabaki, UP

Poonam Ratha- The Twines- Sundargarh

Simran Ratani- My Own Everest- Pune, Maharashtra

 Vedant Khandelwal- The Living Paradox- Hadapsar

Joe Oliver Mae Ryan Lyngdoh-  Just Another Story- Hyderabad, Telangana

Naina Atri- Evolution of Tea- Noida, UP

Harish Suryaprakash Pedaprolu- The Mongrel- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Ananta Dutta- Rise and fall- Gurgaon, Haryana

Isha Wadhwa- A Date with Oneself- New Delhi

Rohan Arora- Serendipity- Haldwani, Uttarakhand

Mannika Solanki- A Simple Vacation- New Delhi

Sparsh Sharma- A Ritual- New Delhi, Delhi

Sakshi Sawarn- Life in pieces- Ranchi, Jharkhand

Bhavana Manjusha- It Wasn't Your Fault- Hyderabad, Telangana

Nandika Modwel- Rose-Prickle Song- Gurgaon, Haryana

Rashi Bareja- Fingerprints- New Delhi, Delhi

Letitia Jiju- Summers of Kottayam- Kottayam, India

Fouqia Wajid- Paaromathi- Bangalore, Karnataka

Maseera Hafiz- The sincerity in lies- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Atiyab Zafar- Manjha- New Delhi, Delhi

Hrithik Rana- The terror of dark- Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Pooja Shetty- Fate- Gurgaon, Haryana

Shreya Bhattacharya- Kiron- Guwahati, Assam

Saumya Agarwal-  From the diary of a broken kid- Barreilly

Sukhman Uppal- Guns And Fun- New Delhi

Mohammed Sharjeel Ahmed- The Drowning- Hyderabad, Telangana

Yashna Arora- An Attempt at Understanding torn journal pages and Adults for Dummies a.ka. Teens (By a Dummy)- Delhi

Megha Sharma- Half-Licked-  Raisan, Gujarat

Tribenee Chetry- The daughter of a soldier- Kolkata, West Bengal

Shivangi Mehta- Holiday- Ranchi, Jharkhand

Binodan Sarma- Teer- Faridabad, Haryana

Bandita Naik- Choice- New Delhi, Delhi

Mahesh Krishnan- When Dreams Became Shackles- New Delhi, Delhi

Manmeet Kaur-  Starless- Gurgaon, Haryana

Vickey Prasad- Silent Encounter- Hooghly, West Bengal

Sonakshi Srivastava- A Perpetual Wait- Lucknow, UP

Sajal Suneja- Dear Diary- Alwar, Rajasthan

Zena Krishnoo- Woman- New Delhi, Delhi

Amita Nowal- Little Girl Blue- Pilani, Rajasthan

Esha Srivastava- Her Father's Daughter- Lucknow, UP

Sriramgokul Chinnasamy- Accident- Chennai, TN

Ananya Rath- Cœur Fragile; Femme Forte- New Delhi, Delhi

Mansi Joshi- The Unbreakable Vow- Vadodara, Gujarat

 Sanah Thakur- Dear First Love- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Aastha Shah- More Than Just Light- Mumbai, Maharasthra

Padma Angmo- Becoming the purpose- Ladakh, J & K

Kashish Shaikh- Khulaganjh- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Vibhashree Rao- I Like Sand Better than Those Dreaded Flowers- New Delhi, Delhi

Astha Ulak- Behind the veil- Kolkata, West Bengal

Ananya Choyal- The void- Ajmer, Rajasthan

Nikita Maheshwari- The vault of the square 11-  Jharsuguda, Odisha

Inderdeep Kaur- The Sticker Guy- Guwahati, Assam

Sudeshna Mukherjee- The Forgotten Holocaust- Ghaziabad, UP

Salman Sowdagar- A Subtle Epiphany- Hyderabad, Telangana

Jovita Elveera Mendonca- Dear Self

Bhargavee Upadhyaya- The Resurrection- Nagpur

Hafsa Ishaq- The Iris sellers- New Delhi, Delhi

Anjali Mrig- The Moon- New Delhi

Yamika Khanna- You are right it’s her fault, No, it's actually not- Noida, UP

Aditya Prakash- Dirtbag- Noida, UP

Paarijat Dey- A-live- New Delhi

Malhar Khushu- A Walk- New Delhi

 Vidhi Bhoot- Injuries- Kutch, Gujarat

Vinay Varanasi- The Journey- Bangalore, Karnataka

Kunjana Parashar- Becoming Fish- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Archita Mittra- The Ghost Between Us- Kolkata, West Bengal

Diana Elangbam- The Hungry Child- Imphal, Manipur

Pinak Dusane-  The Sorrow of Death- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Shreelakshmi Sirurmath- Camouflage- Bangalore, Karnataka

Jane Mary Joseph- The Dream- Aizawl, Mizoram

Shruti Shukla- A Doctor’s Plight- Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Pamziuliu Gonmei- The Cicadas Are Singing Again- New Delhi

Preeti Nangal- The Taste- Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Jash Dholani- A Little Thing- Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Disha Sharma- The Greatest Theft- New Delhi, Delhi

Tanvi Rath- A glimpse into darkness- Bengaluru,Karnataka

Rachit Rastogi- Between worlds- Sancoale, Goa

Arvind Yogi- The naive- Rajasthan

Nandini Goel- James & Audrey- New Delhi

Maya Philip- History, His story and Her Life- Ernakulam, Kerala

Dhanashri Deshmukh- I call it Love- Pune, Maharashtra

Ria Yadav- The Man In The Checked Shirt- New Delhi, Delhi

Subid Chakraborty- The Morning Flight- Gurgaon, Haryana

Aditi Kumar- Ignem- Bokaro, Jharkhand

Shreya Singh-  The love I couldn't save- Gurgaon, Haryana

Anjali Nair- Shortcut- New Delhi

Neharika Kaicker- The Third Door- New Delhi

Manvi Pant- Dear Diary- New Delhi

Chandni Panchal- Simply Fallen For- Godhra

Nikita Sarin- The Birthday Ritual- Noida, UP

Kampheriu Diengdoh- A Tale of Two Brothers- Shillong, Meghalaya

Krishnaa Samal- Ek Kamra- New Delhi

Pragnya Rao- My date with an apocalypse- Bangalore, Karnataka

Ankit- Unforgivable Kindness- Bangalore, Karnataka

Aparna Ajith- Signs of Science- Kollam, Kerala

Anindita Bose- Fat- Noida, UP

Janisha Dubey-  The Room Behind the Room- New Delhi

 Nada Rashid- Senses- Kannur, Kerala

Nishtha Rampuria- Stand Alone, Stand Fearless: A memoir- Ghaziabad, UP

Aishwarya Sunaad- Mr. Cariappa's Final Journey- Mysore, Karnataka

Shika Bangera- That candle went out of the room- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Akul Saxena- Last Hope- Kolkata, West Bengal

Shreya Sikka- Dr_ink- Gurgaon, Haryana

Rishika Debnath- Silver Lining- Darjeeling, West Bengal

Vedant Sonawane- Away From This Place- Dhule, Maharashtra

Chandrakala Ghosh- Always- Kolkata, West Bengal

Roshni Patel- Unseen Dreams: Camouflaged Destiny- Chandigarh, Punjab

Tania Mitra- The Scent of My Mother- Kolkata, West Bengal

Saumya Lakshman- Dark Lights- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Swadha Tiwary- Memories- that demands to be felt- Durgapur, West Bengal

Jaanvi Mukherjii- The diary of a bully

Nishit Asnani- A Story- Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Aalya Rekhi- Sex In The City- Noida, UP

Saniya Heeba- Colour- Roorkee, Uttarakhand

Ananya Gupta- Bovine Providence- Gurgaon, Haryana

Chirinjibi Thapa- Reading: A Private Affair- New Delhi

Aastha Arya- Love is not enough- New Delhi

Antara Chakraborty-  Kalbaisakhi- Kolkata, WB

Roshini Pushparaj- When I look... (Alt. - ICU)- Bangalore, Karnataka

Harsita Hiya- Demons- Nagaon, Assam

Kosturika Bandyopadhyay- Strings- Faridabad, Haryana

Ankita Subba- The Ghost in the Closet; Thoughts on life, growing up and regrets- Sikkim

Fathima Maimoon Muwaffika Zakir Aly- Eva- Chennai, TN

Priya Bhowal- Compelled- Siliguri, West Bengal

Varade Menon- A Curious Case of Fate- Pune, Maharashtra

Bipasha Saikia- The Sin- Guwahati, Assam

Priya Varughese- The Closure- Kochi, Kerala

Stuti Gangopadhyay- Run- Bangalore, Karnataka

Sonal Sharma - Sindoori- Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Vrinda Anand- Sindoori- New Delhi, Delhi

 Shinjini Majumder- An Officer's Duty and His Lady's Agreement- Kolkata, West Bengal

Abirami AP- Excuse me- Bangalore, Karnataka

Serbin Rongpi- The Poet Who Raps- Assam

Prerona Dutta- Caught in the Net- Kolkata, WB

Simran Aleen Beck-  The Unfinished- New Delhi, Delhi

Book Publication

Winning stories will be published in a book by Delhi Poetry Slam. Winners will be contacted personally regarding publication formalities. The book will be available online and in select bookstores. 

Wingword Poetry Prize is a national competition that aims to involve youth who write poetry and provide them with prizes worth INR 5,00,000 along with book publication. The young generation has a talent for poetry, in their own unique ways they are expressing themselves everywhere. It is an opportunity for unrecognized teenagers and youth to showcase their talent and creativity at a national pedestal. The competition is sponsored on an annual basis by Delhi Poetry Slam from December to March. 

In the first year of the contest, we received 1200 entries from nooks and corners of India. Here is the list of the winners of Wingword Poetry Prize 2017. We congratulate them on this prestigious achievement. 

Winners

1st Prize: INR 1,00,000- Vancouver Shullai- The Wait- Shillong, Meghalaya

2nd Prize: INR 50,000- Debarshi Mitra- Still- New Delhi, Delhi

3rd Prize: INR 25,000- Trijita Mukherjee- Kalyani- New Delhi, Delhi

Top 30 Prize Winners: INR 10,000

Rohan Naidu- The curd won't form, now that you're gone- Hyderabad, Telangana 

Zainab Ummer Farook- Homecoming- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Ekshikaa S- 21 Barbies And 1 Ken- Chennai, Tamil Nadu 

Ananya Ray- Syria- Kolkata, West Bengal 

Shruti Shukla- Yes, I shop- Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 

Jaisal Kapoor- Quarter Life Crisis- Mumbai, Maharashtra 

Meghna Chatterjee- A Ride Away From Home- Kolkata, West Bengal 

Jash Dholani- All cracks are smiling now- Sonepat, Haryana 

Sushruti Tripathi- Nothing is how I feel- New Delhi 

Anuradha Rao- Mornings- Bangalore, Karnataka

Sneha Roy- Alfaaz- Sonitpur, Assam

Kaavya Ranjith- Phonecall- Pune, Maharastra, India 

Aashika Suresh- Unlearn- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Aditya Lakshmi Ravichandran- Child of War- Anupuram, Tamil Nadu 

Supriya Shekhar Azad- Dearest Society- Jammu & Kashmir 

Hiya Mukherjee- Becoming Unbecoming- Kolkata, West Bengal

Bikash Kena- Kintsukuroi- Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 

Aratrika Ghose- An Ode to the Odd Ones- Kolkata, West Bengal

Merab Wangchuk- MONACHOPSIS- Kolkata, West Bengal 

Dibyangee Saha- (Un)wisden- Kolkata, West Bengal 

Wikim Ajang- Darling Mother- Tirap, Arunachal Pradesh

Saniya Heeba- Abruptly Aware- Roorkee, Uttarakhand 

Urvashi Bahuguna- Seeking a well-spoken gallery assistant- Gurgaon, Haryana

Mahika Khanduri- Trauma- New Delhi

Aditya Sharma- Monsoon Musings- Guwahati, Assam

Syed Ali Mudassar- Mother- New Delhi

Eesha Roy- Red is my favourite colour- Pune, Maharashtra 

Suveni Madan- Infidelity- New Delhi

Antara Chakraborty- Years in Tea- Kolkata, West Bengal 

Priyam Gupta- Thank You Note- Mumbai, India 

Commendable Mentions

Upasa Borah- Say Cheese- Guwahati, Assam

Kaushambhi Bagchi- Home- Gurgaon, Haryana

Satyendra Nair- Caustic Wine- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Maulik Dabholkar- Instinct- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Letitia Jiju- Roots- Kottayam, Kerala

Akshay Sharma- Boy- New Delhi

Avantika Chaturvedi- Greens to Greys- New Delhi

Ritika Kapoor- Valkyrie- Pune, Maharashtra

Ambuj Sen Patra- I Know, Nobody Knows- New Delhi

 Kavya Jayanthan- Imbroglio- Bangalore, Karnataka

Sakshi Malpath- Stuck- Hyderabad, Telangana

Sreelakshi Sudhakaran- ‘Native is not the same as ‘Innate’- Bangalore, Karnataka

Srushti Shah- Don’t just exist, Live- Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Rajani Bal Nanda- Love Me Now- Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Sohini Mukherjee- Nistha- Kolkata, West Bengal

Nida Rashid- Impending- Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Titas Biswas- Soothe Your Fears (A Letter to My Best Friend)- Kolkata, West Bengal

Shivani Tannu- Tell Me- Aundh, Maharashtra

Rabia Kapoor- We Are The Internet Generation- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Stuti Pachisia- Incense- New Delhi

Vaishnavi Kamath- confessions of a caffeine dependent life form- Bangalore, Karnataka

Niharika Mathur- Numb- Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Fathima Zaina Fazal Mohamed- Honey, Wake Up!- Chennai, TN

Akshita Gupta- Marji's Song- Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Akanksha Varma- Received- Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

Urvashi Mukherjee- Aatish-e-Tanhai- Kolkata, West Bengal

Aarushi Gupta- Taxi Trips- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Tanisha Nag- Homeless- New Delhi

Chitrika Bhargava- Solace in Imperfections- New Delhi

Harismita Vaideswaran- Ignorance- Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Trisha Coelho- With You- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Shrutee Choudhary- Remnant of You- Ranchi, Jharkhand

 Prerona Dutta- The Infinite Hourglass- Kolkata, West Bengal

Nandini Varma- Death is Not A Lonely Visitor- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Moushmi Mehta- Of Better Seconds- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Shlagha Chaubey- Looking Up- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Zeneeva Parvez- Dear Everyone- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Lusha Jetley- #NotAllMen- New Delhi

 Shivani Bindhyeshwari- One Sip- Noida, Uttar Pradesh

 Rajeshwari Dasgupta- Five (More) Ways to Kill A Man- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Alisha Bhupen- Semantic of Being Dead- Guwahati, Assam

Debarshi Mitra- English- New Delhi

 Harshitha Swarna- Vitiligo- Mysore, Karnataka

Poulomi Roy- Assimilate- Pune, Maharashtra

 Akanksha Duvedi- Anxious- Panchkula, Haryana

 Rukhsar Khan- Rebel- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Subhashini Verma- Shapeless- Jalandhar, Punjab

 Meghna Bhattacharyya- To Mum & Dad, From Your Perfect Daughter- Guwahati, Assam

 Ankita Shah- Borders- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Mehr Pasricha- What is it About Babies?- New Delhi

 Devanjali Banerjee- I Want The World To Change- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Sanjana Srikumar- Musical Silences- New Delhi

 Shreya Rach- A Rebellious Act- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Farah Maneckshaw- An Emotional Faucet With A Permanent Leak- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Aishwarya Sahi- Notebook Poems- Patna, Bihar

 Ranu Kunwar- Suicides and Fire Burns- New Delhi

 Syed Adil Husain- Momentary- Bharanpur, Madhya Pradesh

 Devapreeta Jena- A Friendly Foe- World We Inhabit- New Delhi

 Guntaj Arora- For My Sister- Chandigarh, Punjab

 Ashwita Angeline Ashok- As We Walk- Trivandrum, Kerala

 Saheli Ray- Why do they sing you 'Goodbye', Grandma?- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Sihi Nagathihalli- On My Grandmother- Bangalore, Karnataka

 Satyaki Mitra- Deserters- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Rithvika Puttabakula- #SocialNetwork- Hyderabad, Telangana

 Samriddhi Pandey- Coming up for Air- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Sneha Rozelena Anthony- Swings and Ice-Cream- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Rohan Naidu- Chopstick Fumble at Hawker Centre- Hyderabad, Telangana

 Divya Karthikeyan- Abrus Precatariuos- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

 Aakanksha Majumder- Your Warmth- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Tania Mitra- Abandonment- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Farzana Palathingal- There Were No Lessons In School For Days Like These- Manipal, Karnataka

 Kajol Runwal- Kitchen Women- Pune, Maharashtra

 Apurva Shelke- To Be- Nashik, Maharashtra

 Gayatri Hariharan- The Great Weight- Bangalore, Karnataka

 Haalah Shaikh- The Nomad- Mumbai, Maharashtra

Sonal Sharma- Shame- New Delhi

 Jelsyna Chacko- One word less, one idea unexpressed- Pune, Maharashtra

 Divya Sruthi Alamuri- Maps- Hyderabad, Telangana

 Sobulemla Pongener- Lavender- Kohima, Nagaland

 Dhruv Trehan- Onomatopoeia- Gurgaon, Haryana

Niharrika Singh- Protest Art- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Anees Ailynti Noronha- May- Shillong, Meghalaya

Riya Dey- Depression- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Sameera Pant- The Love Song of a Sixteen Year Old Spinster- Gurgaon, Haryana

 Archita Mitra- Menstruation- Kolkata, West Bengal

 Harish Pedaprolu- The Bajji-Wala- Mumbai, Maharashtra

 Thanisha Santhosh- Roses and Bristles- Bangalore, Karnataka

 Fengkha Daimari- The Faith- Bhoi, Meghalaya

 Poonam Ratha- Borderlines- Rourkela, Odisha

Shrenik Mutha- Your Death is a Lachrymal to Your Mother's Tears- Pune, Maharashtra

 Yashodhara Trivedi- Between Continents- Kolkata, West Bengal

Shivani Gupta- Dear Girl From Pakistan- Chennai, Tamil Nadu

 Nilesh Mondal- Delhi: 6 Poems And A Farewell- Asansol, West Bengal

Vidit Taneja-  The Dark- New Delhi

Donita Ningombam- The Dragonfly- Imphal, Manipur

Sushmitha Arji- 20- Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Kampheriu Diengdoh- A Lost Voyager- Shillong, Meghalaya

Keval Jadwani-  I Killed A Dream- Jamnagar, Gujarat

Shradha Mehta- Men- Gaya, Bihar

Drishika Muthanna- Language of Silence- Bangalore, Karnataka

The Anthology

The anthology of winning poems of Wingword Poetry Prize 2017 is due to be officially published in August 2017. Due announcements will be made on our website upon release. 

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