CCP now accepting applications for Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is now accepting applications for the Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program which will be held on July 5 – 17, 2016. The Virgin Labfest 12 Writing Fellowship Program is a two-week mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage. The fellows will take part […]


LIRA Poetry Workshops, bukás na para sa aplikasyon!

Inaanyayahan ang lahat ng interesado sa pagtula na magpasa ng aplikasyon sa Taunang Palihang Pampanulaan 2016 ng Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), isang samahan ng mga makatang nagsusulat at nag-aaral sa wikang Filipino. Ang mabusising pagsasanay ng LIRA ay naglalayong linangin ang mga makatang nais paghusayin ang kanilang sining at handa ring mag-ambag […]


Virgin Labfest 12 announces this year’s playwrights

Congratulations to this year’s playwrights for the main line-up (12 One-Act Plays), Staged Readings and Fragments of VIRGIN LABFEST!

Virgin Labfest 12

Established in 2005, the Virgin Labfest is a laboratory festival of new plays by emerging and established Filipino playwrights and held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, unstaged, untested and untried works to theatergoing public. The Virgin Labfest is a yearly project of the Manila-based playwrights group Writer’s Bloc, Inc., acclaimed theater company Tanghalang Pilipino, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).


Twenty fellows to the 6th Saringsing Writers Workshop named

This year’s Saringsing Writers Workshop of ParasuratBikolnon Inc. includes the following categories: Rawitdawit (Poetry), Padaling–Usip( Flash Fiction), Usipon (Short Story) and Dakit-Taramon (Translation) The twenty participants who passed the screening committee are the official fellows of the workshop, namely: Mon Joar Imperial (Calabanga, Cam. Sur),  Rency Asas (Calabanga, Cam. Sur), Kreselle Canares (Masbate), Mack Tuzon […]


Gantala Press to hold fun workshops for women, teachers, and teens this summer

Gantala Press presents fun workshops for women, teachers, and teens this summer at Uno Morato! BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY FOR WOMEN with visual artist and filmmaker Vivian Nocum Limpin on April 10, 2-5 PM, Php 1500 CHILDREN’S BOOKMAKING FOR TEACHERS with bestselling author Beverly Wico Siy on April 17, 2-5 PM, Php 550 BASIC CREATIVE WRITING FOR TEENS with poet, Palanca […]


13th Lamiraw Workshop Calls for Fellowship Applications

The 13th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop calls for applications to a 3-day writing fellowship on April 27-29, 2016 at Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU), Calbayog City, Samar. Panelists invited in said workshop are Prof. Allan Popa of Ateneo de Manila University, Mr. Jerry Gracio of Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, Prof. Voltaire Oyzon of Leyte Normal […]


16th IYAS National Writers’ Workshop fellows named

The IYAS National Writers’ Workshop of the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, has selected 15 Fellows for 2016, out of 119 applicants nationwide. The fellows for fiction (in English) are Hazel Meghan Hamile and Gari Real Jamero; (in Filipino) Abby Pariente and Isaac Ali Varona Tapar; and (in Cebuano) Roehl Joseph Dazo and […]


Fellows for the 1st Cagayan de Oro Writers Workshop named

Nine (9) young writers have been chosen as writing fellows for the 1st Cagayan de Oro Writers Workshop scheduled on 1 to 3 April at the Reading Room of Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan’s Department of English in Cagayan de Oro City. Said writers workshop is organized by the Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), […]


Call for registration to the 2016 Young Writers Workshop for Children Ages 9-17

The DLSU Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) would like to invite parents to register their children for the Young Writers Workshop. This will be held on 16 April 2016, Saturday, 9:00AM-1:30PM at the 13th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall, DLSU Taft Campus. Children ages 9-17 are welcome to join the workshop. This workshop […]


Call for applications to the first IWP Alumni Writers Workshop

The Embassy of the United States of America in Manila is inviting young writers to submit applications to the first IWP Alumni Writers Workshop. This inaugural workshop is named for Filipino writers who completed the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, some of whom will serve as this year’s panelists and lecturers.  […]