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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 (Manuscripts)
Details: Prize: *HKD10,000 (approx GBP800 / USD1,300. [*HKD7.80= USD1.00]
Founders: Dr Verner Bickley, MBE and Dr Gillian Bickley. To celebrate their lifelong love of books as readers, writers, editors, academics and now publishers.
Judges: anonymous.
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 Walló.
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 welcome.
Hong Kong Entry fee: HKD200. Cheques made payable to "Proverse Hong Kong".
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 website.
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: <>
UK Contact: Miss Christine Penney, 28 West Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6DN, UK. (Please do not send manuscripts to her.) Email: <>
Manuscripts to arrive by 30 June 2009 to: "The Hotel Coma, Attention The Proverse Literary Prize, Ordino, Principat d'Andorra, AD 300, via France".
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