Submission Guidelines

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.

Submissions must be sent by July 31, 2019.

Please address submissions to:


Penang Institute
10, Jalan Brown,
10350 Georgetown,
Penang, Malaysia

For enquiries and submissions, please contact

The winning entry will receive RM5,000 prize money, and other supplementary prizes (if any).

Submission Form