Meta Schools 2016 Results

Seniors Overall Championship – St. Paul’s English High School Spelling Bee 1. Ghanavi Umesh (NPS Yeshwantpur) 2. Sriraksha (Jain College VV Puram) 3. R. Harish (NPS Yeshwantpur) Cartooning 1. Ayudh (NPS Yeshwantpur) 2. Bharat (Jain College VV Puram) 3. Sneha Jain (NPS Yeshwantpur) Illustration 1. Amishi (MCC) 2. Taru (MCC) 3. Vishal Prasanna (Bishop Cottons) ...

The Prof. Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–Overall Winner 2014

Finding   Culture Arjun Shatrunjay   Hyderabad  The day    of    the    competition    drew    close,    and    preparations    were    in    full    swing.    My    father,    having    spent    two    hours    on    a    precious    Sunday    morning    had    painstakingly    translated    the    story    of    Cinderella,    so    that    a    four    year    old    me    could    recite    this    story    in    e    Hindi    recitation    competition    in    my    ...

The Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–Overall Winner

Of Distances Ila Ananya Jury Citation Ila Ananya’s personal vignettes are drawn with an almost painterly craft. Searing and full of detail, her images are impossible to forget. She offers us no easy answers or manicured biography, just the ambivalences of memory.

The Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–Open Winner

Living Online Siddharth Vodnala Jury Citation Siddharth Vodnala’s raucous essay is a chatty guided tour of chatroom subcultures. Allusion follows anecdote in this joy-filled ode to the internet, from one of its most loyal inhabitants.

The Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–School Winner

Living Online Shalom Gauri 11C, Mallya Aditi International School, Bangalore. Jury Citation Shalom’s essay is a laugh-out-loud funny expose of alternative school pretension. Bangalore’s multiple online subcultures star in this wry yet strangely hopeful fly-on-the-wall dissection of teenage social life.

Results

Will be published on the 28th of November 2015.

All the contests at META 2014

All the contests at META 2014
Posters of all the contests

META

META
META February, in Rome, was the month of fevers. At St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), the month is associated with another kind of fever altogether. META is an annual festival of literature, open to college students and the general public,  run by The Department of English, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bangalore. But Meta? The Greek term ...

The Prof. Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–College Prize

College Winner: Varun Ramesh, SJC.   BEING MULTILINGUAL   Is something I would not know about. My lingual is solely singular, and for this, I have few regrets.

The Prof. Barbra Naidu Prize for the Personal Essay–Open Winner

Prithwiraj Mukherjee Being Multilingual