Haruki Murakami selected one line from his latest novel 1Q84 ('Carrying a single bag, the young man is travelling alone at his whim with no particular destination in mind.'), which entrants used to begin a short story (no more than 1500 words). Liz Foley, who is Murakami's publisher at Harvill Secker, acted as the judge.
You can learn more about the competition and read Kavita's story here.
Kavita Jindal's poetry was published in Issue #1 of Cha.