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Daekyo Culture Foundation Children's Literature Award ($10,000 top prize | Philippines, Singapore, HK, Malaysia, Indonesia)

18 August 2012
Daekyo Culture Foundation Children's Literature Award ($10,000 top prize | Philippines, Singapore, HK, Malaysia, Indonesia)
Details:
Deadline: 30 September 2012

Daekyo is recognized to be Korea’s representative education service provider and one of three leading education service providers in the world. The Daekyo Culture Foundation is inviting all writers to submit a children's short story to win a trip to South Korea for two, cash prizes and many more. The literary competition is open to the public above 18 years old. There are two categories: Short Story and Illustrated book.

SHORT STORY
  • Prizes include a medal, $10,000 prize money, and invitation (including 1 accompanying person) to the awarding ceremony.
  • 3-4 pages long on A4
  • 10 font size
  • A maximum of 3 works are acceptable per person
  • Newcomers and veterans are welcomed to submit
  • No specific theme
ILLUSTRATED STORY BOOK
  • Prizes include a medal, $10,000 prize money, and invitation (including 1 accompanying person) to the awarding ceremony
  • Submit hand-drawn original drawings and provisionally-bound version/ dummy book
  • Digitally-rendered illustration is not acceptable
  • Joint creation by 2 or more persons is acceptable
  • Enclose original drawings in a portfolio art bag
  • In case of a 3D artwork, submit slide photos and negative film
  • Original drawing size should be 265x340mm or 360x300mm
  • Book length should be around 30 pages
  • No specific theme
  • Newcomers and veterans are welcomed to submit
The above prize money is for final contest winner. Inquire with country contacts for prize money details for the qualifying round in eligible countries.

SUBMISSIONS
  • Submissions by mail, express courier or in person are acceptable
  • No online or email submissions
  • State that submission is for the contest on the envelope
  • State contact details of entrant and ID number for authentication of identity
SUBMISSION CONTACT BY COUNTRY
  • USA: 105 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 USA
  • Hong Kong: Rm 302, 13F, Stanhope House, No 734-738 King's Road, Quarry Bay
  • Malaysia: 50-G-2 Wisma UOA, Jalan Dungun, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
  • Indonesia: JL Gatot Subroto Kav. 27, Menara Global 178, 12950 Jakarta Selatan
  • Singapore: 51 Goldhill Plaza #19-06 Singapore 308900, Singapore
  • The Philippines: Unit 812 Globe Telecom Plaza 1, Pioneer St., Cor Madison St., Mandaluyong City
ANNOUNCEMENT AND AWARDING
  • Announcement: November 9, 2012 on the website
  • Awarding: December 5, 2012 (schedule pending and venue to be announce)
BENEFITS AND RIGHTS OF WINNERS
  • Winning entries are published as an independent volume through Daekyo and publishing copyright (including overseas) is reserved to Daekyo Culture Foundation for 5 years from the publication date and re-contracted with Daekyo.
  • Winning entries and winners are promoted in contest reports and book fairs in applicable year.
  • Even non-winning entries can be given publicatin opportunities, depending on discussion with authors
  • Entries are not to be returned (excluding illustrated book entries that can be returned, upon request)



CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: call 6397 6117 or email to daekyosingapore@myeyelevel.com

For submissions: see the list of country contacts above

Website: http://eyelevel.daekyobook.co.kr/
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