The 2011 Prize will be awarded to the best novel by an Asian writer, either written in English or translated into English, and published in 2011. The winning author will be awarded USD 30,000 and the translator (if any) USD 5,000. Submissions are invited through publishers based in any country.
Deadline for entries is 31 August 2011 and copies of the entered title due 1 October, 2011. The longlist will be announced in October 2011, shortlist in January 2012 and the winner at a ceremony in Hong Kong in March 2012. Previous MALP winners are Bi Feiyu for Three Sisters (2010), Su Tong for Boat to Redemption (2009), Miguel Syjuco for Ilustrado (2008), Jiang Rong for Wolf Totem (2007).
Details of eligibility and all entry rules can be found at
Online entry is available at
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Minna Cheung at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Marina Ma, Prize Manager at email@example.com.