Book submissions must be non-fiction, written in English (that being the language of the magazine), and it must have Malaysia – at least partially – as its narrative and cultural background.
The following conditions apply to all works submitted for consideration:
- A single-authored work of non-fiction in print or electronic format (excluding biographies and autobiographies).
- Broadly defined, the book should have Malaysia as its focal point.
- Written originally in English or originally published in any other language and translated into English.
- Published between July 2018 and July 2020.
- Available for retail in Malaysia.
- Open to any living writer regardless of nationality.
- The decision of the judges as to whether a book is eligible shall be final and binding, as would be their choice of the winner. No correspondence will be
- Publishers are invited to nominate and submit up to three books.
- Initially, one copy of the work should be submitted, together with a high-resolution image of the book cover, and these should be received by 31 July 2020.
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Submissions for Penang Book Prize 2020 will open in April 2020.
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