Permias NYC Writing Competition

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Writers around the world have always been inspired by New York City, enchanted by its mesmerizing city lights, fell in love with the romantic smell of Central Park, and especially fascinated by the people and their pursuit of happiness. Every corner in New York City offers an interesting story to tell. So, while you’re studying in New York, unlock your writing potential! Submit your short story to compete in PERMIAS NYC Writing Competition for your chance to win $100 prize and get published in PERMIAS NYC’s website.

  1. You should be Indonesian student currently live in New York
  2. Your short story should be around 1,500 words long, with theme “The City That Never Sleeps”
  3. Your entry must be original, in Bahasa Indonesia, unpublished other than in a personal blog and unproduced.
  4. All entries must be formatted with 12 font size, Times New Romans, 1,5 spaced, A4 paper. In the upper left-hand corner of the first page include your full name, address, email and phone number. * All entries must be submitted online to with subject PERMIAS NYC WRITING COMPETITION, addressed to Firnalia Putri (Senior Project Officer, Permias NYC). In the body email write your full name and short story tittle.
  5. Submit your writing before May 10th, 2017


The first winner will receive $100 cash prize and got published in Permias NYC’s website

The second winner will receive 2 movie voucher



IKA NATASSA (born 25 December 1977) is a bestselling Indonesian author,

best known for writing a series of popular novels focusing on the lives of young bankers in Indonesia. Her debut novel A Very Yuppy Wedding is published in 2007, and she has released seven books since: Divortiare (2008), Underground (2010), Antologi Rasa (2011), Twivortiare (2012), dan Twivortiare 2 (2014), Critical Eleven (2015), and The Architecture of Love (2016). A Very Yuppy Wedding is the Editor’s Choice of Cosmopolitan Indonesia magazine in 2008, and she was also nominated in the Talented Young Writer category in the prestigious Khatulistiwa Literary Award in the same year. Antologi Rasa, Twivortiare, Critical Eleven, and The Architecture of Love are currently being adapted into feature films by three of the most prominent movie studios in Indonesia.



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