GAT LITERARY PRIZE: India’s bestselling yet easygoing author Ketan Bhagat welcomes entries on anything
GAT Lit Prize: Hi Ketan, you are among the panel of 5 judges selected for the international GAT Literary Prize short story contest, 2016. What is your opinion about the initiative undertaken by Global Asian Times to recognize writers and provide them worldwide exposure through this international contest?
Ketan Bhagat: Thumbs up for it! As a writer who has knocked on doors of various publishers, waited endlessly for literary agents to respond to emails with sample chapters, burnt hard-earned money at bookstores just to get better placement on bookshevles, stalked PR companies and journalists for media coverage and literally begged literary festival organizers for participation… I can’t express the priceless contribution this initiative can make to the lives of writers. I am already envying whosoever will win the contest. READ FULL STORY