Golden Quill Book Awards.
Just read this, thought would share it with the team….Indiaplaza.in, one of India’s leading online shopping destination has instituted the Indiaplaza Golden Quill Book Awards. This annual award is aimed at encouraging quality writing amongst Indian authors. Leading publishing houses in India have been invited to nominate their best books published in 2007. Five books will be short listed and evaluated by an eminent panel of judges for the final “Critics’ Choice Award”. The readers will nominate the “Reader’s Choice Award” through the online voting system. The winners will win the “Golden Quill” trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh. The award will be given to an Indian author domiciled in India for original full length novel or a work of fiction in English or a translation into English of an original full length novel or work of fiction of any Indian language published in India in the previous calendar year.The panel includes Sir Mark Tully, writer and theatre critic Shanta Gokhale, Anita Nair, and novelist Mahasweta Devi. For details visit indiaplaza.in/goldenquill