Proverse Hong Kong is based in Hong Kong with long-term and expanding regional and international connections.
The International Proverse Prize for Unpublished Non-fiction, Fiction and Poetry is open to all irrespective of residence, citizenship or nationality.
The Publishers were born in the UK and have lived and worked in many countries. They visit, from time to time, Australia, Europe, Japan, Mainland China, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the USA.
Occasionally we help distribute in Hong Kong books published elsewhere, which have topics, references, or associations with Hong Kong or other parts of Asia.
We welcome enquiries for co-published editions.
Hong Kong today does not really look like the tranquil scene above.
Below is a photo of the new town of Tung Chung, formerly a fishing village, seen on a very hot day. The children are cooling off and having fun in the sound-responding fountain. The flat concrete slabs to the front left and middle right of the photo represent fishing boats, as a gesture towards remembering the past. A poem in one of Gillian Bickley's poetry collections talks about these seats and a couple seen sitting on one. You may like to look for it in one of her five poetry collections?
Our Proverse P.O. Box is about 50 yards to the left of this photo, and this is also where an escalator leads to the gondolas that take tourists up to the Big Buddha.
If you were ever to come out to visit us, you could arrive by the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) at Sunny Bay, the station that serves Hong Kong's Disneyland ,and make your way to a nearby connecting bus. At this time of year, you would have the stunning pleasure of several brilliant examples of Flame of the Forest trees.
The poem, "A Relative Quiet', in Gillian Bickley's poetry collection, "China Suite", describes Sunny Bay station on a contrasting day of fog, when "the flame trees hold their fire."
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Information about the annual Proverse Prize for unpublished fiction, non-fiction and poetry (open to all who are eighteen years old or above and irrespective of residence, nationality or citizenship): proversepublishing.com.
Entries for 2016 are now being received. Entry documents.
Please note entries are to be sent by mail not by the internet. Be sure to leave enough time for the postal system to do its work.
PROVERSE PRIZE 2016
The Terms and Conditions and Entry Form are now released.
Deadline to submit your Entry Form, 31 May 2016!
Deadline to submit your work, 20 June 2016
The Winners of the Proverse Prize 2015 are:
and Lawrence Gray
PROVERSE READERS' CLUB
The next free literary event in the "Proverse Readers' Club" series will take place on
Saturday, 4 June, 3.00pm-4.00pm,
at Dymocks Books and Cafe, Discovery Bay, Lantau, NT, Hong Kong.
The featured writer will be Hong Kong writer,
who will talk and answer questions
about her poetry collection,
Miss Moon's Class
ALL ARE WELCOME!
For more details, see our page, "Proverse Readers' Club".
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Proverse books are available from
online international book retailers;
Hong Kong bookstores;
Select Books, Singapore;
Elizabeth Campbell Books, Canada;
Llibreria La Puca, Andorra La Vella, Principality of Andorra;
and by order from UK bookstores.
You may also order directly from the Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, who are our Hong Kong and world-wide distributors,
or from this Proverse Hong Kong website.
HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO's Wayne Yoshioka reports on the East-West Centre Informal Gathering occasioned by the visit of Dr Verner Bickley, first Director of the EWC Culture Learning Institute, and the launch of his book, "Steps to Paradise and Beyond".
Listen at the link that follows!
INTERNATIONAL PROVERSE PRIZE FOR UNPUBLISHED WRITING
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INTERNATIONAL PROVERSE PRIZE FOR UNPUBLISHED WRITING, 2016
If you missed the deadlines in 2015, plan to meet them in 2016!
THE PROVERSE PRIZE 2016
The dates for entering for the Proverse Prize 2016 are as follows:
Receipt of Entry Fees / Entry Forms, 2016 begins: Already begun
Deadline for receipt of Entry Fees / Entry Forms, 2016: 31 May 2016.
Receipt of manuscripts begins, 2016: 1 May 2016.
Deadline for receipt of entered manuscripts: 30 June 2016.
Proverse friends at a Proverse Spring Reception, where the results of the annual international Proverse Prize competition were announced and several books launched. -- Photo by Errol Patrick Hugh (A Personal Journey Through Sketching: The Sketcher's Art (Proverse, 2009).)
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