* promote the creation of Malaysian stories for children and teenagers,
* reward excellence of Malaysian content in fiction for children and teenagers,
* and support Malaysians writing for children and teenagers.
The Calistro Prize 2013 is now
open for entries! To be eligible for the prize, stories should be original and
unpublished works of at least 6,000 words, written in English, set in
Malaysia, and Malaysian in content. Translations of original
unpublished works are also welcome.
Only one entry per writer is allowed and the closing date for entries is September 30, 2013. The results
will be announced on December 31, 2013.
The winning story will receive RM8,000 in cash, a medal, and a certificate. Two stories may win merit
awards, each with a cash prize of RM1,000, a
medal, and a certificate.
Click here for all the rules and regulations of the Calistro Prize 2013!