October 24, 2012
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UPDATE: The official submission deadline for the CWC is over. Those who have sent in the soft copy of their work(s) should ensure that the hard copy is sent to the NUS Literary Society’s mail-box by 5th December 2012.
Submissions for the Creative Writing Competition are now open.
This year, there are three categories for submissions – poetry, prose and plays. We are pleased to announce that the judges for the three categories are Edwin Thumboo, Jason Erik Lundberg, and Tan Tarn How respectively.
Professor Edwin Thumboo is a poet with many awards to his name, including the Cultural Medallion (1979) and S.E.A Write Award (1979). He is widely considered to be a pioneer of English Literature in Singapore who has contributed much as a poet and academic.
Jason Erik Lundberg is a Singapore-based author who is a man of many talents: he has written numerous books and short stories, founded LONTAR, a quarterly literary journal and together with his wife, runs a critically-acclaimed press, Two Cranes Press.
Tan Tarn How is an award-winning playwright whose plays have been staged in Singapore and Hong Kong. His most recent play to have been staged is Fear of Writing in 2011. He is also involved in policy research as a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore).
Do read the submission guidelines thoroughly when submitting your work(s). The document can be downloaded here : https://docs.google.com/document/d/14KaMNbdw6NNOIdV-cBD_qwLv5G3CyFPtGzKQoSF2Qq4/edit