Wingword Poetry Prize 2017
Congratulations to the winners of Wingword Poetry Prize 2017, the national poetry competition that provides recognition to young poets of Indian nationality. The competition is sponsored on an annual basis by Delhi Poetry Slam.
This year, we are glad to announce that the quality of submissions were exceptionally high. Thank you for sharing your talent and creativity with us. You can read the list of winners as well as our winning poems below.
Top 30: INR 10,000
Zainab Ummer Farook- Homecoming- Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ananya Ray- Syria- Kolkata, West Bengal
Sushruti Tripathi- Nothing is how I feel- New Delhi
Priyam Gupta- Thank You Note- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Hiya Mukherjee- Becoming Unbecoming- Kolkata, West Bengal
Bikash Kena- Kintsukuroi- Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
Aratrika Ghose- An Ode to the Odd Ones- Kolkata, West Bengal
Sneha Roy- Alfaaz- Sonitpur, Assam
Kaavya Ranjith- Phonecall- Pune, Maharastra, India
Aashika Suresh- Unlearn- Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Dibyangee Saha- (Un)wisden- Kolkata, West Bengal
Wikim Ajang- Darling Mother- Tirap, Arunachal Pradesh
Suveni Madan- Infidelity- New Delhi, Delhi NCR
The winning ceremony will be held from May 27th- May 28th in New Delhi. All winners, shortlisted poets and their families are invited to attend the prize distribution function.