V J James declares that it is DC Novel Competition that created a space for him in the literary world. He won DC literary award for his debut novel ‘Purapadinte Pusthakam’. He also opined that it was this award which fueled him in moving forward with his writings. He is the recipient of Malayattoor Prize, Thoppil Ravi Award and Kerala Bhasha Institute Basheer Award.
DC Books literary award is one of the most prestigious awards felicitated for debut writers. DC Books being one of the largest publishing houses in India has always promoted fresh writings and debt writers. The winning novel will receive a purse of Rs100000. The five novels in eth final list will be published by DC Books.
Regulations to follow:
Send your debut novel which hasn’t got published in any magazines or even as a book.
No translations or imitations will be considered.
The competition is exclusive for Malayalam.
Make sure you keep a copy of the manuscript with you.
The age limit to take part in the competition is 40 years (Born after 1978 June 30). Attach an age proving ID along with the novel.
The award declaration and felicitation will be done on the annual celebration of DC Books falling on 29th August 2018.
The winning novel will receive royalty from the second edition onwards.
The decision of the judging panel will be final
The last date falls on 30th June 2018.
For more enquiries contact : 04812563114, 2301614 or mail @ firstname.lastname@example.org
You can send your stories to:
Convener DC Sahityamatsaram2018,
DC Books Corporate Office Dc Kizhakemuri Edam,
Good Shepherd Street, Kottayam 0481