M. L. Ananchanok Prize

Short Story Competition

The M. L. Ananchanok Prize is an annual prize of 10,000 baht to the winning entry of original unpublished creative work by a Thai national who holds a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or is attending university. Submission categories alternate by year between short story and poetry and can be on any topic but should “foster all forms of moral and spiritual values and resist materialistic trends in human societies.” This year we are accepting short fiction. The deadline is June 1, 2019.


  • Only one short story per entrant is allowed.
  • Entries must be in English.
  • Entries must be the unpublished original work of the entrant.
    Send your submission to:
    Head of the Department of English
    Faculty of Arts
    Chulalongkorn University
    Bangkok 10330
  • Postmark deadline is June 1, 2019.
  • The winning entry receives 10,000 baht.

Department of English
Faculty of Arts
Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok 10330
Tel. +66 0-22184707–8
Fax. +66 0-2218-4707

M. L. Ananchanok
Associate Professor Dr. M. L. Ananchanok Ladavalya Pahnichaputt (1936–2005) lectured in English and American literature at the Department of English, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. She obtained her doctorate from the University of Denver and was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard and Yale as well as at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. A fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, she also received a notable mention in the 1995 edition of Who’s Who in the World. Her collections of poetry include Auroras (2005) and Dreams at Dawn (2000).

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