The 12th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop which will be held on December 2-4, 2015 at the Visayas State University (VSU), Baybay City, Leyte announces the 12 workshop fellows this year:

(Sebuano) 1) Lota Lleve of Visayas State University (VSU), 2) Salvador Catre of Visayas State University (VSU), 3) John Eras of University of Cebu (UC) , 4) Jessrel Gilbuena of Cebu Normal University (CNU), and 5) Manuel Avenido, Jr. of University of San Jose Recoletos (USJR),  

(Waray) 6) Arjay Babon of Leyte Normal University (LNU), 7) Precious Elaine Tubigan of Visayas State University (VSU), 8) Byron Mahilum of Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU),

(Inabaknon) 9) Rogelio Banagbanag of University of Eastern Philippines (UEP),

(English) 10) Lloyd Cabasag of the University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman, 11) Ela Mae Salazar of Leyte Normal University (LNU), and  

(Filipino) 12) John Leihmar C. Toledo of the University of the Philippines (UP), Diliman.

Panelists invited in said workshop are Prof. Merlie M. Alunan, Mr. Jose Victor Peñaranda, Mr. Januar Yap, Ms. Janis Claire Salvacion, Mr. Michael Carlo Villas, Mr. Harold Mercurio, and Mr. Jerry Gracio.  

This activity is spearheaded by Katig Writers Network Inc. and Abaknon Literary Arts Guild (ALAG Writers) Inc., in cooperation with Visayas State University (VSU) and CALAO Writers Inc. Funding for said activity is shouldered by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).