Lampara Prize 2021

Contest Mechanics


  1. LAMPARA PRIZE 2021 is open from July 1 to December 31, 2021 to all Filipino citizens of all ages, currently residing in the Philippines, except current officers and employees of Lampara Publishing House, Inc. (sponsor), its agencies, and services and their relatives up to the second degree of consanguinity or affinity.

  2. LAMPARA PRIZE has the following divisions and categories:

    • Open Division (Novel / Short Story)

      • New Adult Category

      • Young Adult Category

      • Middle Grade Category

      • Children Category

    • Youth Division (Short Story for Children)

  3. The New Adult Category (Open Division) is open to authors of any age with the following requirements:

    • Entries must be composed of at least 45,000 words

    • Theme: open/free

    • Must include synopsis

  4. The Young Adult Category (Open Division) is open to authors of any age with the following requirements:

    • Entries must be composed of at least 45,000 words

    • Theme: open/free

    • Must include synopsis

  5. The Middle Grade Category (Open Division) is open to authors of any age with the following requirements:

    • Entries must be composed of at least 24,000 – 30,000 words

    • Theme: open/free

    • Must include synopsis

  6. The Children Category (Open Division) is open to authors of any age with the following requirements:

    • Entries must be composed of at least 1,000 – 1,500 words

    • Theme: open/free

    • Must include synopsis

  7. The Short Story for Children (Youth Division) is open only to youths 18 years old and below with the following requirements:

    • Entries must be composed of at least 1,000 – 1,500 words

    • Stories must reflect the theme: Stories for children in the time of pandemic

    • Must include synopsis

  8. To submit an entry, authors must go to https://bit.ly/LP2021submission, fill out the form, upload their entry in Word or PDF format only, and upload a picture or scanned copy of any valid ID.

  9. Please follow the following format:

    • Paper size: letter

    • Font size: 12 pt

    • Font : Courier or any similar monospaced serif font

    • Spacing: 1.15

    • Margin: 1 inch on all sides

  10. All entries must be submitted through Google forms only.

  11. The deadline of submission is on December 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

  12. Authors are allowed to submit an entry in multiple categories. However, they can submit only one (1) entry per category. Moreover, an entry may be submitted in only one (1) category and may not be entered in any other category.

  13. Works that have won a prize in other contests are not qualified.

  14. Entries must be in Filipino or Taglish.

  15. Works that have been published on online writing and reading platforms, such as Wattpad and Booklat, are accepted.

Prizes

Each category will have only one (1) winner and two (2) honorable mentions. The winners for each category will receive ₱15,000.00 cash prize and a plaque. The honorable mentions will each be given a certificate.

 

For questions and other concerns, contact the Lampara Prize Secretariat at lamparaprize@preciouspages.com.ph
PER DTI FAIR TRADE PERMIT NO. FTEB-122594 SERIES OF 2021

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