FOR UNPUBLISHED WRITING
Nadwah - Hong Kong - 7 May 2009
Entry is open to all over
18, irrespective of residence, nationality or citizenship.
Closing Dates: 30-May-09 (Entry forms and fees); 30-June-09
Details: Prize: *HKD10,000 (approx GBP800 / USD1,300.
Founders: Dr Verner Bickley, MBE and Dr Gillian Bickley. To
celebrate their lifelong love of books as readers, writers, editors,
academics and now publishers.
Honorary Advisors: Bahamian poet Marion Bethel, UK linguist &
lexicographer David Crystal, Swedish linguist Björn Jernudd,
cross-cultural advisor and journal editor American Larry Smith,
Singapore poet Professor Edwin Thumboo, Czech novelist & poet Olga
Single author entries. 1) Poetry collections: Min 8,000
words, Max 30,000 words. 2) Non-Fiction (e.g. essays, memoirs,
autobiographies, biographies) and 3) Fiction (e.g. novels,
short-story collections): Min 80,000 words. Max 110,000 words. Other
wordcounts & mixed genre submissions not ruled out. Max number of
entries per person: Three.
Language of submission: English. Translations & Edited submissions
Hong Kong Entry fee: HKD200. Cheques made payable to "Proverse Hong
UK Entry Fee: £30.00. Cheques and postal orders made payable to
"Proverse Hong Kong".
For other payment methods, please see the Proverse Hong Kong
Hong Kong Contact: Dr G. Bickley, P.O. Box 259, Tung Chung Post
Office, Tung Chung, Lantau, NT, Hong Kong, SAR. (Please do not send
manuscripts to her.) Email: Hong Kong: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
UK Contact: Miss Christine Penney, 28 West Street,
Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6DN, UK. (Please do not send manuscripts to
her.) Email: <email@example.com>
Manuscripts to arrive by 30 June 2009 to: "The Hotel Coma, Attention
The Proverse Literary Prize, Ordino, Principat d'Andorra, AD 300,
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