Wingword Poetry Competition


Win cash prizes and national recognition for your poetry. Prizes upto ₹ 5,00,000 will be awarded to aspiring poets from all around India. Wingword Poetry Competition is looking for those persons who have a unique style of expression and an unexplored perspective to offer to the world. We accept poems on a variety of themes such as love, heartbreak, family, childhood, society, nature and history. It’s your imagination; let it run wild!


1st Prize: ₹ 1,00,000 + Book Publication
2nd Prize: ₹ 50,000
3rd Prize: ₹ 25,000
Top 30 Winners: ₹ 10,000
200 Commendable Mentions Will Be Published in Poetry Book.


Poem must be written in English or Hindi.
The competition is strictly open to Indian nationals and persons of Indian origin.
You must be 15 years and above.
Poem must be originally written by the author.
Any style of poetry is accepted.
Poem should be no longer than 1500 words.
You are allowed to submit multiple entries.
Previously published poems are allowed.
Beginners are encouraged to participate.
Deadline has been extended to January 31st 2020, 11.59 PM due to tension and unrest caused by CAA Protests. 
Results will be announced on February 28th 2020. 


Winners and commendable mentions are awarded certificates of merit. We provide electronic certification to every poet who takes part in the competition. 


Submit Your Poems

The entry fee is to participate in Wingword Poetry Prize 2019 is Rs 500 for one poem, Rs 1000 for three poems, Rs 1500 for five poems and Rs 2000 for ten poems.

Select the number of poems you would like to submit, pay the entry fee. After paying the entry fee, you will receive a submission form on your email id. Fill the form by typing your poems or by copy pasting it if you already have it typed somewhere. You will get a confirmation email after the form is submitted.