“Ədibin Evi” Story Writing Contest!

“Ədibin Evi” is a historic house in Old Town of Baku where Mir Jalal, a prominent XX century Azerbaijani writer and scholar, lived in the 1930s and 1940s. Since 2017, “Ədibin Evi” has been serving as a new center of projects promoting Azerbaijani literature, language and culture.


  • 1st place: 3000 M
  • 2nd place: 2000 M ( 2 awards)
  • 3rd place: 1000 M ( 3 awards)

Rules and Conditions:

  • The contest is open to professional and amateur writers of all ages and nationalities.
  • Submitted stories should not exceed 2000 words.
  • Only unpublished stories are accepted.
  • The stories can be submitted in any language
  • There are no limitations on topic selection.
  • Submissions should be attached to an email and sent to info@edibinevi.az by April 1, 2018.

The jury committee consists of professional writers and literary scholars, and is headed by Elchin Afandiyev, a well-known contemporary writer.

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded on April 26, 2018 during 110th anniversary ceremony of Mir Jalal in “Ədibin Evi”