NOTE: The deadline for entry has been extended. New deadline: April 1, 2010. Read more about the prize here. The University of Hong Kong School of English & The Hong Kong University Press are proud to present the HKU Poetry Prize. This inaugural award welcomes submissions worldwide. The winner will receive HK$2,500 and publication of a first collection of poems with The Hong Kong University Press.
The judge in 2010 is Cha contributor Louise Ho, whose Incense Tree (HKU Press) has recently been launched in Hong Kong. Poets writing in English who have not previously published, or self-published, a full-length collection of poems are eligible to submit to The HKU Poetry Prize. More information about the prize can be found here.
Louise Ho’s poetry has been published in issue #4 of Cha.