Welcome to Lockdown Diaries!


Let the author in you be discovered!


Write a short story to compete on this platform.


Get the chance to win a certificate and other attractive prizes!

Get your work judged by eminent luminaries in the world of writing and publishing.

Also win the opportunity to participate in a virtual workshop with your judges!


All submissions for short story to be in English


Topic: No specific topic


Age Groups:

  • 8 to 11 years

  • 12 to 14 years

  • 15 to 18 years

  • 18 years and above

Word Limit:

  • 9 to 11 years - Not more than 800 words

  • 12 to 14 years - Not more than 1000 words

  • 15 to 18 years - Not more than 1500 words

  • 18 years and above - Not more than 2000 words


  • Ardashir Vakil (Author & Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing-Goldsmiths University-London)

  • Anjum Katyal (Editor and author)

  • Sanjay Mukherjee (Author) 

  • Katie Bagli (Author of children’s books)

  • Nilanjan Chowdhury (Author and playwright)


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(All submissions for short story to be in English)

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