Spin Your Science

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Fancy yourself to be a budding Arthur Clarke? Fascinated by the stories that bring together science and fiction? Do your favorite movies and books run on the lines of Avatar, Interstellar, Star Wars or Star Trek?

Calling all sci-fi buffs! Here’s a competition to appeal to the curious writer within you! Participate in our science-fiction writing competition!


The competition is Open To ALL!


  • To receive mentorship and detailed feedback from our esteemed jury, comprising of acclaimed science-fiction writers
  • Network with fellow science fiction enthusiasts through our workshops
  • Get your work published on the ISF blog-page and annual magazine!
  • Win exciting cash prizes!




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I participate along with a friend?
    Yes, the competition invites individual as well as team entries. However, each team can have a maximum of 2 people.
  • Will all entries receive feedback from ISF’s mentors?
    No, only the TOP 10 finalists will receive mentorship.
  • Can I write in a language other than English?
    We want to encourage as much participation as possible. If you wish to write in a language other than English, please write to utsav@fast-india.org and we will try our best to facilitate your participation.
  • I am not in India currently. Am I eligible to participate?
    Yes. We’re inviting applications from all over the world.
  • My nationality is not Indian. Am I eligible to participate?
    Yes! Please feel free to send in your application.
  • Is there an age limit for participating?
    No, there is no age limit.
  • If my original story/poem has already been published, can I send in the same?
    No, we will not be accepting previously published entries.


For any queries, please contact Utsav Thapliyal at utsav@fast-india.org.