September 23, 2023


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Call for submissions: The Singapore National Poetry Competition

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The Singapore National Poetry Competition is calling for the submission of previously unpublished poems from entrants who fall under one of the following categories: (1) junior: 13 to 18 years old (2) senior: over 18 years old. This competition is open to permanent residents and citizens of Singapore. Submissions have to be in English, Chinese, Malay or Tamil .

The theme this year is “Home, Nationhood and Identity.”

The top three entries, unranked and chosen on the basis of merit, in each language and entrant category will be announced at an awards ceremony during the Singapore National Poetry Festival in July 2015. The top poets will be invited to read their poems at the Singapore National Poetry Festival. Their works will also be featured on poetry display walls at public parks and libraries. The same poems and other works of merit will be published in an anthology.

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