* To teachers
In order to secure creativity and originality, please do not correct your studnets’ extremely short stories.

Guideines for applicants

When July 9 through November 23, 2012
Who Anybody interested in writing in English and living in China, the Far East Russia, Korea and Japan
How Fill out the entry sheet, write your 50-word essay in the box provided, make sure it is composed of exactly 50 words, and send it to us.
Results All the entries will be shown on the website. We will award the best stories in a few months after the deadline.

*We kindly ask all participants to refrain from:

Outstanding works of the ESSC 2012
Outstanding works of the past ESSCs

Essays on the ESSC published in Asian Englishes

Peter John HASSALL, "International Collaboration to Promote Literature and Linguistics via the Extremely Short Story Competition [ESSC]." Asian Englishes, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2006.

TAKESHITA Yuko, "Make It Extremely Short, Please!" Asian Englishes, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006.