LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing is making an updated database for Philippine authors via its panitikan.com.ph portal. This new database aims to collate and consolidate the previous NCCA list of writers with the current, incomplete listing posted on the said portal, as well as include newly published writers. The ICW hopes to make a new, comprehensive database as information and other pertinent details on many Filipino writers were lost when the UP Diliman Faculty Center burned down.
In this regard, published authors are asked to fill out a form that can be downloaded here. The form requests for, among other things, a 100- to 200-word bionote and a list of published works. The ICW is also requesting for a recent 2.5 x 3.5 (2R size) photo of the author, in 300 DPI.
The deadline for this first round of submissions is 21 April 2017. Kindly send the accomplished form and your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org.