Belles Lettres- J .E. Dastur Memorial Government Law College Fiction Essay Writing Competition

Akanksha Prakash
24 Oct 2015 6:45 AM GMT
Belles Lettres- J .E. Dastur Memorial Government Law College Fiction Essay Writing Competition
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Each year, the Magazine Committee of the Government Law College, Mumbai, organizes a national level fiction essay writing competition, Belles Lettres: The J. E. Dastur Memorial Fiction Essay Writing Competition. The Magazine Committee of the Government Law College now invites entries for the same.

In the past, literary personalities such as Mr. Ruskin Bond, Mr. Gregory Roberts, Mr. Jeffrey Archer and Mr.AshwinSanghi have judged the competition.The competition aims at identifying and acknowledging talent from all parts of the country, encouraging the student community across regional, class and other barriers, to express themselves and showcase their literary flair, and to uphold the power of the written word.

The topics this year are: 

1)     Incorporate the following sentence anywhere in your story:

“He knew he must keep perfectly still while he waited”

2)     Build your story around the following characters in the given situation:

Hillary Clinton, The Joker and ViratKohli check into the same hotel

3)     Incorporate all of the following objects in your story:

Cigarette, Luggage Tag, Cassette

4)     Build a story revolving around the following image:

The image can be found here.

GLC topic image-min

Word Limit: 

1500-3500 words


The deadline for entries is January 3, 2016.


1st Place:  Rs. 8000/-

2nd Place: Rs. 6000/-

3rd Place:  Rs. 4000/-

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