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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

9th International Poetry Fest 2016

9th International Poetry Fest 2016

(20th & 21st September, 2016)

Celebrates Poetry Festival at Guntur (AP, India)

UNESCO celebrates March 21 as World Poetry Day. Contemporary Literary Review India is extending this celebration by being a co-partner with the 9th International Poetry Fest-2016 organized by P. Gopichand & P. Nagasuseela at Guntur.
"Every poem is unique but each reflects the universal in human experience, the aspiration for creativity that crosses all boundaries and borders, of time as well as space, in the constant affirmation of humanity as a single family."
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO

Since 2008, P. Gopichand & P. Nagasuseela, (Professors with J K C College, Guntur-522006, Andhra Pradesh, India) have been organizing International Poetry Fests. All these nine years, they have been striving hard in propelling peace, harmony and excellence in the field of art, education and literature. Poets, critics and writers from various parts of the world have been continuously extending their support and participation in this great effort to spread peace through poetry.

We firmly believe that your support and participation will strengthen our mission to spread peace. We invite poets, authors, and readers to be part of this poetry festival. We invite submission of poems and your participation in the fest.

Submission Criteria
Category: Poetry. Submit your two best poems.
Theme: Peace, Human Values and Environment issues. (Though not a condition)
Length: Not more than 20 lines each.
Poetry Type: None rhyming scheme, previously unpublished, original.
Deadline: March 31, 2016
Submission Fee: None.
Anthology: Best selected poems will be complied into an anthology with ISBN through Leaf Press. The book will be placed at most of the online bookstores for sale.
Contributory Copy: Each author will get one contributing copy of the anthology for free of charge.
Anthology Release: The anthology will be released on the day of the poetry festival.
Recitation: Authors will have the opportunity to recite their poems at the fest.
Venue: JKC College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. India.
Poetry Festival date: 20th and 21st September 2016
Authors: All participating authors are welcome to attend the poetry festival and recite their poems. They will have the opportunity to discuss and share their ideas about poetry and its impact on people and society.

Those who want to attend, please inform us in writing. However, even those writers who cannot make to the festival personally, can submit their poems.

Submission Address: Send your poems to;
Publisher: Leaf Press

P. Gopichand & P. Nagasuseela
Dept of English J.K.C.College, 
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh-522 006 
09966893484 / 09985444686
In collaboration with Contemporary Literary Review India

 Send this form filled along with your poetry submission

9th International Guntur Poetry Fest-2016

JKC College, Guntur-6, A.P., India

Passport size Photo   
1.    Name of the Poet:
2.    Sex:
3.    DOB/ Age      
4.    Country/State /District:
5.    Qualification:
6.    Occupation:
7.    Previous Posts/ Professions:
8.    No of Books Published: 1. Creative: -          2. Critical-     3.General:
9.    No of Books /Journals Edited:
10. No of Articles Published:      1. Online -      2. Books        3 Journals:
11. Number of Poems published: 1. Online-      . Books          3Journals:
12. Awards / Rewards/ Honours : -
13. How long have you been writing poems? –
14. Why do you choose this medium?-
15. How do you define poetry?
16. Any other important information-
17. Present Postal Address:… …………………………………..
18. Office Address:
19.Mobile Number:9848527109                                20.What app No:
21.e-mail address:                                                Blog: -
·         Paste your two poems and Bio in third person below.

Poem: 1

Poem: 2
Brief Bio in Third Person:                                                       
I hereby declare that the above two poems are my original writings and are neither translations of any other work nor published/under consideration anywhere else. These are purely meant for the 9th  International Poetry Festival-2016.


1 comment:

  1. i was truly moved by MADAM and SIR's sincerety towards the guests like us.i and my father 's looking forward to this year2016


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