DelSlam is a leading literary organization based in the capital city of New Delhi, India. Our mission is to launch and promote writing by a new generation of poets. Established in 2013, we have provided life-changing opportunities to young poets of diverse backgrounds to be recognized at an international pedestal.
Call for Submissions
Submissions will soon be open for Beetle Magazine's November 2021 issue. We welcome entries from poets and writers all over the world. Topics are 'Looking in the mirror, you see...', 'Home' and 'Someone who inspires you and why'.
Selected writers are awarded Rs 2000 along with publication in an illustrated edition of Beetle Magazine. Our team of reviewers provide constructive feedback to each participant.
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Beetle is an international literary magazine, filled with invigorating poetry, imaginative stories and straightforward essays. The magazine hand-picks new writing from all over the world.
Accompanied by bold and visionary illustrations, Beetle envisions to do the important work of circulating a soul-touching narrative.
Read September 2021 issue of Beetle Magazine featuring alternative writing for free online.
Wingword Poetry Prize
The winners of the 2020 Wingword Poetry Competition are Neal Hall (Philadelphia, USA), Zarin Virji (Mumbai, India) and Gopi Kottoor (Trivandrum, Kerala). Prizes worth 5 Lakh Rupees are awarded annually to rising poets who have something different and unique to offer!
The competition is currently not inviting entries for 2021. We will update the website when entries are open.