Illuminati 2012 – Judges for the Short Story and Poetry contest



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The details regarding how the contest will be judged can be found at this link – 012 – How the Contest will be Judged / Voted.


The contest will be judged by 4 judges this time. Here are their brief profiles.


Illuminati 2012 - Judges for the Short Story and Poetry contest 1Dr. Shubha Tiwariis heading the Department of English at A.P.S. University, Rewa, M.P. Dr. Tiwari has been actively publishing in important journals and books for the last two decades. A member of various academic bodies of the country, Dr. Tiwari is a NAAC team member.Dr. Shubha Tiwari is the editor of Zenith, the prestigious journal of her Department. She is the Associate Editor of the world acclaimed journal of English Literature, Atlantic Literary Review. She is involved in a number of publication ventures. Currently, she is working on a major UGC project on assimilation of English.
Illuminati 2012 - Judges for the Short Story and Poetry contest 2Priyanka Dey, pursuing her Masters in History from Delhi University, is a prolific poet. Her poetry is mostly available through online forums, while her blog is a virtual stream of poems. Though her artistic soul embraces other art forms, words has always been her first love.She believes that poetry is the best medium through which she can bring in change. And she wants to include poetry-writing as part of the educational curriculum too.Presently, she is also working on her first full length novel. Her works have been featured in various anthologies and she is at present, the managing editor of a literary magazine, Verbs and Verses.
Illuminati 2012 - Judges for the Short Story and Poetry contest 3Pranita Bhat, a graduate of Manipal Institute of Technology, is a voracious reader and poet. She also dabbles in photography and loves the arts.She blogs at Miracles Happen!where she mainly reviews books and writes Haiku. She enjoys philosophy and aims at learning more about life and it’s ways, sharing her learning journey with her fellow bloggers and readers.
She joined ManipalBlog as editor of the Nature and Manipal sections of the blog.
Illuminati 2012 - Judges for the Short Story and Poetry contest 4Sambit Dash has completed his Master’s in Biochemistry and is a lecturer at the Kasturba Medical College International Centre in Manipal.Other than teaching Biochemistry to medical undergraduates, He writes on nature, politics, current affairs,society, movies, events, fiction, poetry etc and aims at exchange of ideas, motivational and empowering discourse with fellow readers on his blog.He is also a Copyeditor at Manipal University Press.


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