Tribal Trilingual Short Story Writing Contest – TTSSWC 2021

Here is a chance to win prizes in an exciting creative writing contest!
Enter the Tribal Trilingual Short Story Writing Contest 2021 of India in three languages – English, Hindi and Santali
– being held in memory of late Dr. Stephen B. Hansdak (Former Medical Superintendent, Mohulpahari Christian Hospital, Dumka, Jharkhand) and late Mrs. Alice Hansdak (Former Principal, Mohulpahari Nursing School, Dumka, Jharkhand). The TTSSWC 2021 is open for all Indian and foreign nationals of all age groups. There is no entry fee.
Last date of submission: 31 March, 2021 – email to
1st Prize: Rs. 5000/-
2nd Prize: Rs. 2500/-
3rd Prize: Rs. 1500/-
Three Consolation Prizes: Rs. 500/- each
• Story should be original and unpublished
• Only one story should be submitted in each language
• Word limit of each story should be between 3000 – 5000 words
• Central theme of story should deal with tribal/ indigenous/ adivasi issues
• Story should be sent in MS Word file (not PDF) to
the email ID:
Winners of the contest will be decided by a panel of judges selected by The Johar Journal.
Winning stories will be published online in The Johar Journal (
Dr. Ivy Imogene Hansdak Editor-in-Chief
The Johar Journal

The Johar Journal
The Johar Journal (द जोहार जर्नल ) is an online open-access, peer-reviewed, biannual journal on Adivasi, tribal and indigenous issues with particular focus on tribal literatures in translation.
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