PRIZE MONEY DOUBLED AND ENTRY PERIOD EXTENDED FOR BIOGRAPHICAL SHORT-STORY COMPETITION Ples Singsing is very glad to inform entrants in the Kurai Memorial Awards that the sponsor of the competition, businessman Cr. Paul Kurai, has advised us that he will double the cash prize money and requestes that we allow a further two months forContinue reading “Kurai Memorial Awards Announcement”
IN THIS SECOND ISSUE we look back at the start of Papua Niugini’s literary history, with retrospective articles from academic scholars and old students of the ‘father of PNG literature’, Ulrich Horst Beier. We do this in order to ‘give back to PNG what we already have’ – a rich heritage of literary work emergingContinue reading “Sumatin Magazine Issue #002 July 2022”
Ples Singsing Writers & Associates with the support of the Commonwealth Foundation brings Papua Niuginian writers the second of our annual essay writing competitions ENTRY FORMS are available here.
Mipela givim tok sori igo long ol famili, poroman-meri na ol pipol bilong em long Madang. Sir Peter Barter emi wanpela gutpela lida, bisinis man na papa tru isave givim bel na sevis igo long ol pipol bilong em. Anutu i save gut tru long em na bai givim em gutpela malolo.
Here is what our poetry judge for this year’s mini-poetry contest had to say to Ples Singsing and the participating poets. Thank you, Michael, and Ples Singsing for asking me to judge this competition. I hope I have completed my task to your expectations. I am a great admirer of Ples Singsing, of your determinationContinue reading “TOKSAVE – JUDGES VERDICT IS IN FOR THE MINI-POETRY COMPETITION FOR WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY”
Well done to the twenty-one entrants who are participating this year. Assessment of the poems is made by ‘blind-judging’ of poems sent without the author names and details. Although six entrants have not provided their identification, there is still time for them to remedy that, so please do. With the ID photo’s Ples Singsing canContinue reading “TOKSAVE – The entries for Mini-poetry Competition on World Environment Day 2022 are now being judged”
Ples Singsing Writer’s & Associates Projek Singaut Igo Aut A Commonwealth Foundation Pacific Grants Project