Chandigarh 10th July:- Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi invites city-based writers (working or residing in Chandigarh) to submit unpublished book-length manuscripts in Hindi, English, Punjabi and Urdu. The best entries would be given financial assistance for publication under Grant- in- Aid scheme of the Akademi. The following categories will be considered in Poetry, Short Story, Novel, Play and in Children's Literature.
Entries may be submitted at the Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi office on 1st floor of the Divisional Library, Sector 34. Deadline for submission of manuscripts is 10th August, 2018. Length of manuscripts: Novels/ short stories: minimum 30,000 words, Poetry: minimum 70 pages, Play: minimum 30 pages (printed/ typed). Those authors who have availed Grant-in-Aid in the previous year are not eligible.