The Penang Monthly Book Prize Returns


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(Left to right) Dato' Dr Ooi Kee Beng, Dato' Anwar Fazal, Gabija Grušaitė, Rosalind Chua of Clarity Publishing, Dr Grace V.S. Chin and Dr Mohamad Rashidi Mohd Pakri.
Inaugurated in 2017, the Penang Monthly Book Prize returned for its second edition last November. “Penang Monthly will soon be celebrating its 10th anniversary, and through the book prize wants to show recognition for, and to celebrate exceptional works of English fiction written with Malaysia as its partial or full narrative background,” says editor Dato’ Dr Ooi Kee Beng, who is also Executive Director of Penang Institute, the publisher of the magazine. The Selection Process Submissions for the book prize...

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