The 2016 Amelia Lapena-Bonifacio Literary Contest, sponsored by the Department of English and Comparative Literature, is now open for submissions. The contest accepts short story, poetry, creative nonfiction, and critical essay submissions from currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students of UP Diliman.

The full list of rules and regulations can be seen at the DECL Office (1st floor, Faculty Center, UP Diliman) or downloaded at either http://decl.kal.upd.edu.ph or http://bit.ly/alblc2016. Deadline for submissions is February 12, 2016. First prize winners will receive 5,000, second prize winners 3,000 pesos, and third prize winners 2,000 pesos.

Winners will be announced at the end of February 2016.