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The Spring 2023 children’s short story competition is in full flow. Thank you for all those who have already sent out their entries. We are excited to announce a couple of helpful inputs for the event.

Cash prizes announced!

With our partners, Millennium India Education Foundation, we will be announcing winners for the children’s short story competition on April 22nd, 2023, on the Earth Day.

  • Cash prizes (INR 10K/$150+) will be announced for top 3 winners in three age categories.
  • All participants will get certificates
  • The best story will be published here on Peerbagh!


Please submit a 1000-word story on the theme “sky” or “aasman” HERE. There is a
$5 /INR 500 entry fee, that you can pay HERE.

Our global judging panel

We have a fantastic panel of judges who will make the final selections. These include children’s book author of recently released Shakti Girls, Shetal Shah (NYC), Kirkus prize nominated illustrator, Debasmita Dasgupta (London, UK), and ex-principal/educator and Peerbagh board member, Rashmi Chaloo (Dehradun, India).

Thank you to our partners and judges for sharing their time and resources for this competition. We are SO excited to see all the entries come in and to finally announce winners at the end of the month!

All the best and stay creative 🙂