Submissions for 2021

Call for Submission

Rules and Regulations


  1. Only Work Permit/ Special Pass holders are eligible

  2. Each participant can submit 1 poem in any language

  3. Only original works will be considered

  4. Last date for submission: 15th September 2021 (11:59 PM)

  5. Judges will shortlist entries by 12th October

  6. 28th November 2021: Final judging

  7. Submission to be sent by email (

  8. Please indicate your name, nationality, mobile number and work permit/ S Pass number in the submission email

  9. Entrants retain the copyright, the organizer retains the rights to publish and distribute any submitted poem and their translations

  10. Winners (1st prize only) from 2014 – 2020 are not allowed to submit


Prizes for the contest

  • 1st Prize: SGD 1000

  • 2nd Prize: SGD 500

  • 3rd Prize: SGD 300

  • Consolation prizes; trophies and certificates

  • Best entries will be considered for publication