January 2, 2015
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Submissions for the Creative Writing Competition are now open. Do note that the closing date for soft-copy and hard-copy entries is 31 January 2015, 2359 hrs.
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 Felix Cheong, Ann Ang and NUS Literature professor Dr Gilbert Yeoh respectively.
Felix Cheong is a poet and a recipient of the National Arts Council (NAC) Young Artist Award for Literature in 2000. An active promoter of the Singapore literary arts scene, he currently works as a freelance writer and is also the chief editor for art-e, an ezine by the LaSalle-SIA College of the Arts. He is also an adjunct lecturer with Murdoch University, University of Newcastle, Temasek Polytechnic and LASALLE College of the Arts. His latest work is Singapore Siu Dai 2,a collection of satirical flash fiction.
Ann Ang is a poet and educator, and has recently been involved with the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF). Her first collection of short stories, entitled Bang My Car, was also launched at SWF 2012. Her poetry, fiction and non-fiction works have been published in many journals and publications such as the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and the Kartika Review. She is also a volunteer nature guide at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve.
Dr Gilbert Yeoh is a senior lecturer at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and his teaching areas centre on twentieth century literature.He is also our current faculty advisor, and has provided us with much-needed guidance from time to time.
Do read the submission guidelines thoroughly when submitting your work(s). The entry form can be downloaded here: CWC 2015 Entry Form.