About Young Authors' Hunt
The Young Authors' Hunt is a unique programme that celebrates, recognises and rewards
your kids' writing talent. The process aims to nurture the budding young authors
of the country. Writing is a form of talent that has immense potential to give your
children the confidence for life and wings to their dreams of becoming a celebrated
author one day.
The expert guidance of our jury panel comprising of renowned authors Chetan Bhagat
and Ruskin Bond are here to ensure that these budding young authors get all the
professional nurturing throughout the programme. And that's not all, the top 40
entries at the end of the programme will be published in a book by Rupa Publications
Who can participate?
The igenius Young Authors' Hunt is open for all children between ages 8-15, studying
in government recognized schools including private, public or national open schools
all over India. There are 2 categories: Juniors (Age 8-12 years) & Seniors (Age
12-15 years). Children of Max Life Insurance Employees and Agent advisors who qualify
as per the criteria above are also eligible to participate in the Young Authors'
*Children of Max Life Insurance Employees and Agent advisors are eligible to participate
in Young Authors' Hunt. A maximum of 10% 'Creative Writing Submission' shortlisted
at Round 2 & 3 will be reserved for these children. A maximum of 10% 'Creative
Writing Submission' shortlisted for Grand 1st Prize & 2nd Prize will be reserved
for these children.
1500 prizes to be won:
Grand First Prize: 40 winners- Creative writing submissions to
be published in a book by Rupa Publications India and win Kindle e-book reader each.
Second Prize: 60 winners- Creative writing submissions to be published
in a children's publication or an igenius e-book and Young Authors' Scholarships
of worth Rs. 5000 each.
Consolation Prize: 400 winners- will receive a children's book
*First 1000 'Creative Writing Submission' submitted at www.igenius.org to get an
autographed book by Ruskin Bond.