The HBB Poetry Challenge is first of its kind that intends to provide an opportunity to poets across the country to get valued and recognized for their skill of poetry writing. HBB has been a grounded part of the Publishing Industry for 6 years now and through various means and creative ideas we intend to provide a fair platform to our faithful artists/readers. So join us as we celebrate the art of writing poetry together!

From amazing cash prizes, to book hampers, and special gifts from HBB, this competition offers you all.  

Common Rules- 

  1. All content must be original, failure of which will lead to dis-qualification from the competition. 
  2. The competition has been divided into 3 rounds which have to be completed within the mentioned deadline. 
  3. You have to strictly follow the challenge mentioned in each round in the google form, entries that fail to do that will not be considered. 
  4. The competition is open to all. 
  5. The submissions for the 1st round of the competition is open from 20th January 2020 to 23rd February 2020. 
  6. The entry fee for the competition is Rs 200/per entry. You can submit more than once but for each new entry you have to pay the entry fee of Rs 200.
  7. Your entry will not be considered if you do not pay the entry fee.
  8. No entries will be accepted once the deadline is over. 
  9. The poetry has to be in ENGLISH language only.

What do you get?


                                                                     1.     1st WINNER-

 -          Cash Prize of Rupees Rs 10K 

-          Winner’s Certificate 

 Surprise goodie by HBB


                                                                            2.     2nd WINNER- 


-          Cash Prize of Rupees Rs 7500

-          Winner’s Certificate 

- Surprise HBB Goodie


                                                           3.     3rd WINNER- 

-Cash Prize of Rupees 5K 

-          Winner’s Certificate 

- Surprise HBB Goodie


Top 25 entries will get Special Mention Certificates and a special book by Half Baked Beans.


Top 10 entries get Special Mention Certificates and a surprise goodie by Half Baked Beans.



Submissions will open from 20th January onward. Those who are interested to participate can fill up the form.




Fill up the form and pay 200 INR through this link-


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