Competition Guidelines
This competition is open ONLY to NUS undergraduates
Participants can only send ONE work for each genre (i.e. they are encouraged to send in their best work)
Poetry: No longer than one page
Prose: No more than 2000 words
All works submitted should be original and have not been published anywhere else (this includes personal blogs).
All works are to be sent as an email attachment to in a .doc file.
Strictly NO PDFs
Kindly order the e-mail’s title as follows: ‘Musings Submission: < title of piece>’.
Your email should contain your name, faculty and matriculation number.
The top 3 pieces and 2 honourable mentions will be selected to be published in Symbal Magazine.
Symbal will have first publishing rights. All rights revert to the author upon publication.
We would appreciate if you could mention that your work was first published in Symbal magazine should you send it to other journals for consideration after the competition.
Submissions that fail to abide by the guidelines will be disregarded.