Cotabato Literary Journal, a multilingual online publication based in Cotabato or SOCCSKSARGEN Region, is looking for works that may be included in its May 2018 issue, the theme of which will be “Cotabato in the Eyes of Outsiders.”
Submissions must be (1) written by non-residents of the region and (2) set in or about any locality in the region: South Cotabato Province, (North) Cotabato Province, Cotabato City, Sultan Kudarat Province, Sarangani Province, and General Santos City. Works that are set in or about Maguindanao Province may also be considered.
Submissions must be sent to on or before April 15, 2018. Please visit the website for the complete submission guidelines. Local writers Jude Ortega and M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac will serve as editors of the issue.