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 […]


15th 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 2015, out of 72 applicants nationwide.   The fellows for fiction (in English) are Deo Charis Mostrales and Arnel Murga; (in Filipino) Heidi Sarno; (in Hiligaynon) Meryl Panuncio; and (in Cebuano) Mechelle Centurias.   Fellows for […]


14th IYAS National Writers’ Workshop Fellows announced

The IYAS National Writers’ Workshop of the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, has selected 15 Fellows for 2014, out of 79 applicants nationwide. The fellows for fiction (in English) are Gian Carla Agbisit, Rolly Jude Ortega and Rodolfo Eduardo Santiago; (in Filipino) Marvin Einstein Mejaro; (in Cebuano) Vitaliano Aton, Jr.; (in Hiligaynon) Meryl […]


USLS announces the 14th IYAS National Writers’ Workshop

The University of St. La Salle-Bacolod (USLS) is inviting young writers to submit their application for the 14th IYAS National Writers’ Workshop which will be held on April 20-26, 2014 at Balay Kalinungan, USLS-Bacolod. Applicants should submit original work: either 6 poems, 2 short stories, or 2 one-act plays using a pseudonym, in one (1) computer-encoded hard copy […]


Iyas Literary Contest now accepting entries

The Iyas Literary Contest is now accepting entries. The contest is open to Hiligaynon writers under 40 years old only. Below are more details: Categories POETRY in Hiligaynon ONE-ACT-PLAY in Hiligaynon Contest Rules – entries must be the original work of the author – authors may submit only 1 entry per category only unpublished works may be […]


13th 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 2013, out of 82 applicants nationwide. The fellows for fiction are Leon Cedric Tan and Michael Aaron Gomez (English), Danilo Niño Calalang and Jay Jomar Quintos (Filipino), Manuel Avenido Jr. and Kareen Kristeen Bughaw (Cebuano). The […]