India Writing Project: Essential Registration Information

Do participants retain copyright to their submissions?

Yes, absolutely. As a participant, you retain all copyrights to your submitted work. The India Writing Project respects and prioritizes your intellectual property rights. We do not claim any ownership or rights to your submission. Your work is, and will always remain, completely yours. This policy is an integral part of our commitment to fostering creativity and respecting our participants' rights and creative independence.
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      Unfortunately, we do not accept collaborative submissions at this time. Our program is designed for individual participants, and each submission must be the sole work of the person submitting it. This policy ensures a fair judging process and allows ...
    • Are submissions in Hindi accepted?

      Unfortunately, at this time, we only accept submissions in English. We understand the depth and beauty of Hindi and other regional languages. However, for the sake of uniformity and fairness in judging, we have limited the language of submissions to ...
    • How can participants check the status of their submissions?

      After registering and submitting your work, you can easily check the status of your submission. You can do this either through our chat bot on our Instagram account or by logging into your participant portal on our website at IWP.bio/your ...
    • Can participants edit or withdraw their submissions after they have been submitted?

      Once a submission has been made to the India Writing Project, it cannot be edited or withdrawn. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you take the time to proofread, edit, and finalize your work before submitting it. Make sure you're completely ...
    • What file formats are accepted for submissions?

      In the India Writing Project, we do not require specific file formats for submissions. Our submission portal provides a space where you can either copy-paste your piece or type it in directly. This helps to maintain a uniform format for all ...