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Jing Ming YAO, Associate Professor of Portuguese of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, won championship of the prose category at the 11th Macao Literary Award, which was organized by the Macao Foundation and the Macao Pen Club. The Macao Literature Award is divided into four categories: Prose, Poetry, Drama and Fiction. The judging panel was composed by thirteen famous writers from China mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong and local writers.
The Macao Literary Award takes place every two years and its aim is to encourage and foster creativity in local literature and to discover new talents in the literary field, thus ultimately improving the writing standards and building an ambiance conducive to better literary writing. Macao Literary Award is the platform where literature aficionados can show their creative talent; and indeed many previous winners have become celebrated local writers.
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