This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems in English language (or poems translated into English) on the theme of “Encountering”.
If you are submitting a translation, please make sure you have the permission from the original author.
-Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 60 lines long each).
-Poems must be previously unpublished.
-Entry is free.
15 January 2012
-First: £50, Second: £30,
Yesterday it was announced here in Britain that a generous NEW £10,000
Fellowship has been established at the University of East Anglia for South
Asian creative writers (novelists/poets) in English who are LIVING IN South
PLEASE will you forward this link to writers you know living in South Asia
who might be interested in this generous initiative.
Please click on this link for more information:
Due to such interesting submissions (and too few places), I’m proposing a second series of fortnightly Memoir/ Fiction/ Travel Writing masterclasses, beginning 2 April 2011 - please do let anyone who might be interested know. Thanks!
These workshops would be a chance for participants to work with me (and other members of a small workshop group of 6) over a sustained period in the development of their writing towards a larger piece of work - e.g. a travel
NaNoWriMo attracted over 100,000 writers worldwide last year, including 647 from Singapore. The rules are simple: write a 50,000-word novel in the month of November. Write-ins and meet-ups take place most weekends in November. Register online. It’s free! The kick-off party will be held at the National Library, Multipurpose Room (Basement 1) on the 30 October 2010 at 6.30pm.
Asian and Asian diasporic writers, new or established, are invited to send
short stories in English for a volume of NEW ASIAN SHORT STORIES to be
published by *Marshall Cavendish (*Malaysia). The book will be edited by
Prof. Mohammad A. Quayum whose details are given below. We invite short
stories not exceeding *6000 words* and NOT published or submitted for
publication elsewhere to be submitted to the editor electronically at
firstname.lastname@example.org, by *15 February 2010*. The book