UP Press announces winners of critical essay writing contest

The University of the Philippines Press capped off its 50th golden anniversary and kicked off its 51st year with the announcement of the winners of its critical essay writing contest this March 16 at the UP Diliman Executive House. The event was attended by UP President Alfredo Pascual, UP Vice-president Gisela Padilla-Concepcion, former UP Press  […]

Call for submissions to POZZIE PINOY: Essays and Stories about HIV-AIDS

The body is said to be the temple of the human soul. If this is true, then the body is a space where memories reside. It is a truth universally accepted that a person’s existence is not separate from the people that surround him/her for people bank on important and memorable experiences, be it painful […]

UP Press announces critical essay contest

THE UP PRESS CRITICAL ESSAY WRITING CONTEST As part of its golden anniversary celebration, The University of the Philippines Press is holding this contest to encourage Filipinos to read UP Press titles, and to promote the growth of critical literature about the multidisciplinary field of Philippine Studies. 1. The contest is open to all Filipinos, […]

NCCA Gender and Development (GAD) launches short film documentary production, photography and essay writing contests

In the NCCA Gender and Development (GAD) Plan and Budget 2015, which was approved and endorsed by the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), one of the major issues identified was the absence of initiatives to mainstream GAD in the culture and arts sector, primarily caused by lack of campaign materials on GAD. In order to […]

GMA News Online Lifestyle opens submissions for ‘Firsts’ and ‘Fiction Friday’

Do you have a story to tell? Share it with us!

GMA News Online’s Lifestyle section is looking for English-language essays about inspiring, heartbreaking, funny, embarrassing experiences in its upcoming multimedia column called “Firsts”.
Whether you are writing of your first job or the first time a loved one came back from a long absence abroad or a first-time death in the family, it’s probably a good fit for “Firsts.”
Similarly, if you are of a more imaginative bent and would like to find a home for your fiction, the Lifestyle section has another multimedia column for just that: “Fiction Friday”.

Call for submissions to the Kritika Kultura Special Literary Section on the Contemporary Philippine Essay

Contributions are now welcome for a special literary section of Kritika Kultura, the international online journal of language, literary, and cultural studies published by the Department of English of the Ateneo de Manila University. This issue section is intended to be an anthology of the contemporary Philippine essay; the section will appear in a future […]

Panawagan para sa BTS anthology

Inaanyayahan na magpasa ng kontribusyon sa antolohiyang pinamagatang BTS (Behind The Scene). Ito ay koleksyon ng mga personal na sanaysay ng mga kumikilos sa likod ng kamera tulad ng direktor, script writer, cinematographer, editor, production designer, atbp. Maaari nyong isulat ang inyong personal na karanasan sa inyong mga trabaho s apagbuo ng isang pelikula o […]

Gawad Jose Villa Panganiban: Timpalak sa Pagsulat ng Sanaysay 2014 – Pambansang Punong Rehiyon (NCR)

Ang Gawad JVP: Timpalak sa Pagsulat ng Sanaysay 2014 ay bahagi ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa ng UST Departamento ng Filipino sa pakikipagtulungan ng Tanggapan ng Bise Rektor sa Gawaing Akademiko ng pamantasan. Ang timpalak na ito sa pagsulat ng personal na sanaysay ay bukas para sa mga estudyanteng nagpapakadaluhasa sa Filipino na […]

Sumali na sa KWF GAWAD SANAYSAY 2014

Noon pang 1967, itinataguyod na ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino ang Gawad KWF sa Sanaysay (dating Gawad Surian sa Sanaysay-Gantimpalang Collantes), ang taunang timpalak sa sanaysay kaalinsabay ng pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika. Nilalayon ng timpalak ang patuloy na pagpapatalas, pagniningas at pagpapataas ng antas ng wikang pambansa. Ngayong 2014, ang timpalak sa sanaysay ay […]

2014 Ramon Magsaysay Youth Essay Competition now open

Calling all young Filipinos aged 15 to 24, you are all invited to join the 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Youth Essay Competition (RMYEC). This year’s essay theme is “My Favorite Ramon Magsaysay Awardee: Servant Leadership Qualities That Inspire Me.” The essay writing competition is part of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation’s effort to inspire the youth […]