Submissions Guidelines

Submissions between 3000-5000 words should be e-mailed to


Asians of all nationalities living anywhere in the world are eligible. By ‘Asian writers’, we mean all writers who belong to the continent of Asia. Non-Asian authors who have resided in and written extensively about an Asian country will also be considered.

Submission fee (until 31 March): S$10 per submission 

Submission fee (1 April-30 May 2020): S$20 per submission 

All submissions must be made together with the submission fee receipt or screenshot, paid here.

(for fee waiver requests in case of financial difficulties, pls write to us at


Submissions must be MSWORD (.doc/.docx) attachments, typed double spaced in legible fonts, preferably Times New Roman 12. The submission should also be pasted within the body of the covering mail. The subject line of the email should read as:

Submission/TBASS2020/author’s name. Please include an author bio note of 100 words. Only one submission will be considered from each writer.

Previously published work in print or online (including blogs, magazines or other online fora) will not be accepted. Translations are not encouraged but simultaneous submissions will be considered. Please intimate us immediately if the story is accepted elsewhere.

Deadline30 May, 2020
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