Competition Rules

  1. The Fairway National Literary Awards 2017 competition will be open for entries from 5th of June 2017 on wards.
  2. Completed entry forms should be handed over or couriered together with five copies of the novel the Secretariat, Fairway National Literary Awards “The Fairways”, #100, Buthgamuwa Road, Rajagiriya 10107
  3. Entries must be received by the Secretariat no later than 5pm on the 25th of July 2017.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Any original novel in print written in Sinhala, Tamil or English and published in Sri Lanka is eligible. Self published novels will also be accepted. The first publication of the novel must be in Sri Lanka and the novel must have a Sri Lankan ISBN number.
  • To be eligible novels must be published between 01st June 2016 and 31st May 2017.
  • The novel must be available for sale in bookshops.
  • The decision of the relevant panel of judges as to whether a novel is eligible shall be final and binding. No correspondence in regard to this matter will be entered into.

2017 Fairway Literary Award.