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2022 Taiwan Literature Awards offer NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Literature Awards will be open for submissions starting April 15, offering a total of NT$3.7 million (US$130,000) in prizes. The National Museum of Taiw...

Taiwan’s literary figures gather at Golden Book Award ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Literature Awards held its Golden Book Award ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 13), during which “Farewell” author Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) received her grand p...

Chung Wen-yin's 'Farewell' wins Taiwan’s Golden Book Grand Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) announced the winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards on Thursday (Oct. 28), including Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) as the Annu...

2021 Taiwan Literature Awards announces Golden Book Award nominees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shortlist of 30 books will compete in the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards’ “Golden Book Awards” category, the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL)...

Nine authors win Taiwan Literature Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards (台灣文學獎創作獎) ceremony was virtually hosted by the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Saturday (July 31), awarding prizes to nin...

Taiwan Literature Awards announces finalists, winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) has announced the finalists and winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards. A roster of 34 literary works written in M...

2021 Taiwan Literature Award offers NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new-look 2021 Taiwan Literature Award is calling for submissions from April 15 and offers prizes of up to NT$3.7 million (US$130,000). The award is organized by the...

Japanese dorms turned into literary center in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of historical buildings in Taipei has been given a new lease on life and rechristened as the Taiwan Literature Base, which was inaugurated on Monday (Jan. 18). ...

National Museum of Taiwan Literature announces online game '1940'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (Nov. 20) has announced its upcoming online game "1940," which gives players the thrill of saving the w...

Taiwan Literature Awards for Books honors Kevin Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Literature Awards for Books (台灣文學金典獎) ceremony took place at the Hilton Taipei Sinban on Saturday (Nov. 14), awarding the NT$1 million (US$33,000) grand pr...

Taiwan's comfort women museum shutters, pins hopes on new location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first museum memorializing "comfort women," or women who were forced into sexual servitude by Imperial Japan in the years leading up to and during W...

Kevin Chen wins NT$1 million grand prize at Taiwan Literature Award for Books

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winners of the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award for Books (台灣文學金典獎) were announced on Nov. 4, with Kevin Chen (陳思宏) winning the grand prize of NT$1 million (US$33,000) wit...

10 win 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 10 authors won the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards for literary works in Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Hakka at a ceremony at the National Museum ...

Shortlist for Creative Awards of 2020 Taiwan Literature Award announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 27 literary works have been selected out of 118 entries for the final round of the 2020 Taiwan Literature Award's Creative Awards, with the award ceremony t...

'Real Friends, Real Progress': AIT recognizes Taiwan as true US friend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) wrapped up celebrations for its 40th year in Taiwan with the Digital Dialogue Public Forum on Friday (Jan. 17). In his opening ad...