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Proverse Prize and Proverse Poetry Prize Open for Submissions!

The International Proverse Prize for book-length works of fiction and 2022 Proverse Poetry Prize (Single Poems) for writing submitted and previously unpublished in English (may be in translation) is OPEN FOR ENTRY NOW! 

Entry is open to all 18 years and over, whatever your place of birth, residence, nationality or citizenship.

New, emerging and experienced writers are all warmly invited to participate.

1) The Proverse Prize for single-author book-length fiction, non-fiction, or poetry (founded 2008) offers a cash prize and publication.

2) The Proverse Poetry Prize for Single Poems (founded 2016) offers cash prizes and anthology publication.

NOTE: Although the competition and publishers are based in Hong Kong, writers from different countries have been successful previously in each of the prizes.

Entry is available through the online submissions manager:

Entry is also available via the Proverse Hong Kong website:

Full entry details, reports on the two prizes to date, and photographs of prize-related events are also available on the Proverse website.

Closing date: 30 June 2022.