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Librong LIRA, the publishing arm of the Linangan sa Imahen Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), will launch Nicolas B. Pichay’s poetry […]
The 2019 Gémino H. Abad Awards for Poetry and Literary Criticism is now open for submissions. All graduate and undergraduate […]
Magnum Opus An International Poetry Anthology in English  (Submit Your Only One Poem i.e. Master Piece) (It’s simply a waste […]
Raymund B. Villanueva of alternative media outfit Kodao Productions will launch his first book of poems titled Persolitika on Aug. […]
WATCH: Interview with Cirilo Bautista, National Artist for Literature (via Rappler)
Payag Habagatan: New Writings from the South, a countercanonical journal of contemporary literatures from Visayas and Mindanao, is now open […]
Bukambibig, the official poetry folio of Spoken Word Philippines, is in need of associate editors for the major languages in […]
Drunken Poetry Night (DPN) starts its 2016 reading series in April, celebrating Poetry Month. For its upcoming 10th reading on 9 […]
The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards), the country’s longest-running literary contest, is reaching out anew to all […]

Contest Mechanics

1. The contest is open to all UP Baguio students enrolled this 2nd semester 2015-2016.

2. The contestant is free to interpret the given theme ‘The Joke’s On Me’ in any way. The entry must be an original work of poetry with a corresponding title.

3. The poem may be written in English or Filipino (with or without specific form/word count/length, etc.)