To honour the talents making submissions under various projects of TMYS, an annual virtual ceremony is being introduced from 2023. The awards night will be hosted at the end of every year and the awards will be given by the most eminent personalities from the publishing world. The SHORTLISTS for the awards will be declared in advance. All shortlisted writers will be invited to read out excerpts from their submissions. There will be voting opportunities against the Shortlists for the audience to file their choice and encourage their favourite authors.
1. UVIC Award for TMYS Review
Includes FOUR cash rewards of ₹3000 each awarded by the Global South Colloquium, University of Victoria. Every submission made under TMYS Review projects per year is eligible. Each submission enters the nominations by default.
2. Rupa Award for TMYS Review
Includes FOUR gift hampers to be awarded by Rupa Publications. Every submission made under TMYS Review projects of the year is eligible and enters the nominations by default.
3. TMYS Writing Award for Storytellers
The award includes THREE cash rewards of ₹1500 each. Every submission made under the 2 STORY PROJECTS per year is eligible and enters the nominations by default.
4. The Best Woman Character Award
Includes FOUR gift hampers from Pan Macmillan India, for the most intriguing woman character in a fiction or non-fiction submission. Every submission made under the 2 STORY PROJECTS per year is eligible and enters the nominations by default.
***The decisions of the awards will be merit-based, the submissions will be evaluated through a blind-review process.
***Audience voting will hold equal merits along with the internal judgements of the Awards team.
***The decisions of the Awards team will be final and cannot be challenged.
***We request all writer-friends to have a good heart, to congratulate others for their wins and feel happy for them, even if one hasn't won the award. Human behaviour is a story in itself and good behaviour makes for a good story.
***If you want to let us know anything or have a grievance, please use the CONTACT form. However, we will not be able to provide individual feedbacks or answer questions like why my submission did not win the award!