- The Organizing Committee will shortlist a number of manuscripts for the adjudicators.
- An independent panel of three adjudicators, who are experts in the field of children's books, will select the winners from amongst the manuscripts submitted by the Organizing Commitee. The adjudicators' decision is final, and no appeals or correspondence will be entertained at any point.
- The adjudicators reserve the right to not award a prize should the entries fail, in the adjudicators opinion, to meet the require standard.
Eddie Cheung Wai Sum
Eddie Cheung Wai Sum obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Chinese from Lingnan University in 2006 and Master of Cultural Studies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009. He concerns the relationship between contemporary art exhibition and artwork, as well as the problems arising from it. His works allow for a broader scope of interpretation in the discussion of exhibition. Arts criticism is currently the focus of the professional practice of Cheung, who is also an artist and curator, member of the Hong Kong chapter of the International Art Critics Association. Exhibition curated by Cheung includes "Collections of Tom, Debbie and Harry" (Tai Kwun, 2018). He received The Award for Young Artist (Arts Criticism) of Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2016 from Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2017.
Faye Dorcas Yung
Faye Dorcas Yung graduated with a PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge, UK. Her doctoral thesis on children's literature criticism examines how cultures are translated and represented in children’s literature across Eastern and Western cultures. Her research focuses on English, Chinese and Japanese children’s texts including picturebooks and children's magazine. She is currently an Assistant Professor at The Open University of Hong Kong.
Andrea Mei-Ying Wu
Andrea Mei-Ying Wu is Professor of children’s literature and Taiwanese literature at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She is currently President of Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association (TCLRA) and has served on the Executive Board of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature (IRSCL, 2013–17). Her most recent publications include “Transculturality, Canonization, and the Production of Children’s Literature in Postwar Taiwan—Jen-mu Pan, Hai-yin Lin, and the Editorial Task Force for Children’s Books” in Journal of Taiwan Literary Studies (2019), “Access to Books Matters: Cultural Ambassadors and the Editorial Task Force” in The Reading Teacher (2019), “Postcoloniality, Globalization, and Transcultural Production of Children’s Literature in Postwar Taiwan” in The Routledge Companion to International Children’s Literature (2018), and a Chinese monograph [Discourses of Subject, Gender, Place, and (Post)modern Childhood in Postwar Taiwanese Juvenile Fiction]. She was awarded a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar fellowship (2014–15) for the research project: “Cold War America and the Canonization of Children’s Literature in Taiwan: a Crosscultural Perspective and Investigation,” from whence she has been working intensively on the archival material of the Munro Leaf papers.