Please fill separate entry forms for each entry.
At the end of the submission you will be given a unique code to be retained for further communication.
You may photocopy this form for your reference.
Kindly read the eligibility criteria before filling the form.
Please note that Publisher's Email ID, Book Title, Book Image and Author's Name are mandatory.
Entries must be works of prose fiction & non-fiction, excluding children and teenage fiction.
Entries can be full-length novels or collections of short stories by one author.
Entries must be English translations of works in any Indian language written after 1947.
The translated works must be published in India within the period 1st January 2012 to 31st December 2012.
The author & translator of the book must be Indian citizens*. The publisher must verify the author & translator's citizenship before entering the book.
The translator must be alive on the closing date for the entries.
* Proof of Indian citizenship – valid Indian passport / voter's ID card / birth certificate must be provided if required.
The last date for receiving the entry forms is
15th May 2013
Month of Publication:
Books published from Jan 2012 to March 2013 are applicable
Max Size 5MB
I confirm the eligibility of the title and that of the author and certify the following:
(Tick/Select the appropriate category)
The entry is a work of prose fiction
The entry is a full-length novel
A collection of short stories
The entry is a work of non-fiction in the area of:
The Publisher & Author have consented to the entry and will participate in any promotion organized for the awards. For the Longlist, I will send 5 copies of the book to Crossword Bookstores and if the book is further Shortlisted I will send additional 5 copies.