Proverse Hong Kong

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

Proverse Hong Kong publishes from Hong Kong mainly high quality literary and general titles but also including some travel, sport, educational and academic works. We accept submissions from non-native speakers of English as well as from native speakers. In 2008, we established the annual international Proverse Prize for unpublished book-length non-fiction, fiction or poetry submitted in English. Semi-finalists to date include writers born, resident or previously resident in Andorra, Australia, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New  Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, The Bahamas, the Peoples' Republic of China, South Africa, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the USA. Opens for entries 14 April each year (closing date 30 June). In 2016, we launched the annual international Proverse Poetry Prize for a single poem submitted in English. Placed winners to date include writers born, resident or previously resident in Australia, Cuba, Estonia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, the Peoples' Republic of China, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the USA. Opens for entries 7 May each year (closing date 30 June). Entries to both prizes are invited from anywhere in the world and are open to all over eighteen years old, whatever their nationality, residence or citizenship.


Proverse Hong Kong