Lomba Menulis Cerita Fiksi ECI

18 Agu 2016


  1. Contest is open to high school and university students in East Java.

  2. Submit a short story with the theme: We, Indonesians that addresses the topic of Identity. Some prompts to help applicants create their short stories are:

    • What makes us Indonesians?

    • How do we present ourselves as Indonesians in this global world?

    • How do we nurture our "Indonesianness"?

  3. Along with the fiction piece, each applicant must submit:

    • A letter of recommendation from school/university affiliation stating applicant's English proficiency level. Click here for downloading the Recommendation Letter format.

    • A Statement of Purpose for entering the contest (maximum 200 words) that also states the author's williningness to join the writing workshop if submission is chosen as one of the 20 Best entries (see information below).

    • A copy of the applicant's student ID card.

    • A transfer receipt of the entry fee payment.

  4. Email a scanned copy of the documents and a MS word file of the short story manuscript to fictioncontest@petra.ac.id

  5. The 20 Best entries will be announced on August 1, 2016. Then, on August 18, 2016, those writers will join a one-day fiction writing workshop with Lian Gouw, a published writer and the owner of California-based Dalang Publishing: www.dalangpublishing.com. Winners will be announced at the end of the workshop.




Winner                          IDR 4,000,000 and will be considered for publication on Dalang's site

1st Runner-up              IDR 2,500,000

2nd Runner-up             IDR 1,500,000

2 Honorable Mentions  IDR 500,000 each

All workshop participants will receive a certificate.



  1. Submissions must be received by June 30, 2016 at 11.59 p.m. OR before 100 entries have been received, whichever occurs first. The committee will announce when the number of entries has reached the limit.

  2. Entry fee is IDR 125,000. Payment can be made through bank transfer to CIMB Niaga 703318407000 acc. holder: Priska Febrinia Handojo.

1. Paper and format:
Letter size – 1” margin all around – 0.5 paragraph indent – double spaced – Times New Roman 12 pt. font– header: title /author’s name /word count – footer: page number in RIGHT bottom corner.
2. Word count: Maximum 2,500 words.

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