12th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop call for applications


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The 12th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop calls for applications to a 3-day writing fellowship on December 2-4, 2015 at the Visayas State University (VSU), Baybay City, Leyte.

Panelists invited in said workshop are Prof. Merlie M. Alunan, Mr. Jose Victor Peñaranda, Mr. Januar Yap, Ms. Janis Claire Salvacion, Mr. Michael Carlo Villas, Mr. Harold Mercurio, and Mr. Jerry Gracio.  

Twelve slots are at stake: 5 for Sebuano, 3 Waray, 2 English, 1 Filipino and 1 Inabaknon. Writers are required to submit a combination or a mix of any of the following: 2 flash fictions or 1 ‘full-length’ short story, 2 essays/sanaysay, 3 poems/siday/balak, or 1 drama (1-actplay). Applicants must submit their works in MS Word format, Times New Roman, Font 12. Deadline of submission is on November 15, 2014. Email your entries along with the official application form to haroldmercurio@yahoo.com.

Fellows who will qualify to the selection process will avail themselves of a modest transportation allowance, board and lodging, and free workshop materials. This activity is spearheaded by Katig Writers Network Inc. and Abaknon Literary Arts Guild (ALAG Writers) Inc., in cooperation with Visayas State University (VSU) and CALAO Writers Inc. Funding for said activity is shouldered by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). 

For inquiry, please contact Mr. Phil Harold L. Mercurio, workshop director, at 09167569693 or email to haroldmercurio@yahoo.com.


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