Books & Literature

The 6th edition of Literati 2018 will be organised in November

Punjab Tribune Bureau | October 20, 2018 06:49 PM

 CLS gives away prizes to the winners of its Annual Short Story Writing Competition


Chandigarh:  The 6th edition of Chandigarh Literary Society’s annual premier literary event, Literati 2018, shall be held on 17-18 November at the Lake Club.

This was announced at the UT Guest House here today at the CLS annual prize distribution function for online short story writing competition, by Vivek Atray, author and motivational speaker

He said that besides several celebrated authors, Literati plans to have various interactive activities for the Tricity audience, with cultural evenings at the Lake Club.

CLS has ignited interest among people to write and many young authors from this region have published their work in the last few years, he said.

CLA gave away prizes to winners of its annual online short story writing competition where the winners read out their submissions.

The first prize was won by Arpita Bhattacharjee, while Yuvika Grewal and Rashmi Sharma shared the second prize, and David Mathew won the third prize for the story.

Five other received special commendations for their stories, including Deviyani Singh, Ria Khurana, Suraj Srivastav, Seerat Sandhu, and Manmeet Kaur.

The members of the Jury celebrated authors Neelkamal Puri and Neha Soi interacted wit\h the budding authors and city’s literati.

City ’s award-winning journalist and author, Jupinderjit Singh, who shot into fame when he traced missing pistol of Shaheed Bhagat Singh for 85 years, read out excerpts from his book.

Another multi-lingual poet, writer and columnist, and recipient of ‘World Icon of Peace’ from the World Institute of Peace at Nigeria, Lily Swarn, read out her verses.

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
I try to give best start possible to Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock
I try to give best start possible to Mumbai Indians: Quinton de Kock
Cut chores, kill chill time: New advice to boost children's academic outcomes
Cut chores, kill chill time: New advice to boost children's academic outcomes
Manushi Chhillar says she wants to dedicate her life to women, children issues
Manushi Chhillar says she wants to dedicate her life to women, children issues
Celebrities worldwide join forces with Free a Girl to raise the #VoiceForJustice Campaign
Celebrities worldwide join forces with Free a Girl to raise the #VoiceForJustice Campaign
PS5 launch title 'Destruction AllStars' postponed to Feb 2021
PS5 launch title 'Destruction AllStars' postponed to Feb 2021
'Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan': Amitabh Bachchan marks 20 years of 'Mohabbatein'
'Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan': Amitabh Bachchan marks 20 years of 'Mohabbatein'
Study finds postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth
Study finds postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth
Vigilance Bureau to observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ to weed out corruption among society
Vigilance Bureau to observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ to weed out corruption among society
IPL 13: It was painful to see Du Plessis carrying drinks, says CSK spinner Tahir
IPL 13: It was painful to see Du Plessis carrying drinks, says CSK spinner Tahir
India's active COVID-19 cases fall below 10 per cent since last 3 days: MoHFW
India's active COVID-19 cases fall below 10 per cent since last 3 days: MoHFW
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge to be re-released across world
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge to be re-released across world
IPL 13: Siraj reveals how he dismissed Nitish Rana for a golden duck
IPL 13: Siraj reveals how he dismissed Nitish Rana for a golden duck