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The 14th
English Short Story 
Writing Competition

Application Deadline: 19 October 2018

Information

You are cordially invited to take part in the 14th English Short Story Writing Competition. The Regulations, Prizes and Procedures are as follows:

Eligibility: All HKBU UGC-funded undergraduate students.

Titles & Word Limit: Students must use ONE of the titles/story prompts provided and keep to a maximum of 2000 words.
NOTE: The word limit does NOT include the provided prompt.

Prizes:
- First Prize winner ($1,500 book voucher and a trophy)
- Second Prize winner ($1,200 book voucher and a trophy)
- Third Prize winner ($900 book voucher and a trophy)
- Merit Prize winners ($500 book voucher)

Selection Procedure: Winners are selected by a panel of judges from HKBU and professional international writers.

Assessment Criteria:
1. Demonstration of creativity and originality, expression of emotions, and development of characters and plot;
2. Accuracy and variety of language, proper and effective use of vocabulary and dialogue.

Award Ceremony and Public Lecture

To Be Announced

APPLICATION

You need to submit two copies of your story:
(a) Submit the completed entry form together with a hard copy of your story to the General Office of the Language Centre in OEE1203 during office hours (09:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:30) by 19 October 2018; and

(b) Submit your story by email at lcevents@hkbu.edu.hk to check for plagiarism.

Application Deadline: 19 October 2018

PREVIOUS WINNERS

The winners since 2008.                                                                   

PHOTOS

Check out the photos of the 13th English Short Story Writing Competition here.

Email: lcevents@hkbu.edu.hk
Telephone: 3411 2289 / 3411 5825
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