Katiguban han mga Magsususurat ha Sinirangan Bisayas or KATIG Writers Network Inc. is an umbrella organization of local writers in Eastern Visayas which includes CALAO Writers Inc. in Calbayog City, Sudang Writers Guild in U.E.P. Catarman, and the Abaknon Literary Arts Guild in Capul, Northern Samar. KATIG is accredited with the National Commission for the Culture and Arts. It is registered in the Securities and Exchange Commission as a Non Stock Non Profit Organization of Professional Writers in Region VIII.
KATIG was organized in 2003. It spearheads literary and cultural projects in Eastern Visayas. It continuously partners with the National Commission for the Culture and Arts in holding the annual Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop.
KATIG’s publication projects includes the books Our Memory of Water (Ateneo de Naga University Press 2016), Tinalunay; Hinugpong nga Panurat ha Waray ( UP Press 2017), Gani Children’s Series ( LNU Press 2017), Paglaum; Mga Europeo nga Susumaton ha Waray ( Atenedo de Naga University Press 2018) and Pinili: 15 Years of Lamiraw (KATIG, 2019).
KATIG is currently working on the manuscripts of the following titles Dalan Tipauli; Mga Hinubad na Siday ni Merlie Alunan; Garab: Hinugpong nga Susumaton ha Waray (Balangiga Press, 2019); Sasaro Vol. 1, a Waray translation of selected short stories in English by the country’s National Artists for Literature, and Kaagi: Mga Gumalaysay, an anthology of Creative Nonfiction in Waray.
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