LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the fourth Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW) to be held from August 15 to 18, 2019 at the University Hotel in the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. Presided over by this year’s workshop director Dr. Luna Sicat-Cleto, the workshop undertakes twelve one-act plays by emerging playwrights.
The 2019 ALBWW fellows are John Daryl C. Alcantara, Jaymar S. Castro, Leslie Anne Marie Corpuz, Nicko M. de Guzman, Andrew A. Estacio, Norman Ralph B. Isla, Abigail C. James, Kwesi Ian Jay M. Junsan, Graziel Ann Ruth S. Latiza, Gerald P. Manuel, Bridgette Rebuca, and Rose Angelica Ruiz.
This year’s ALBWW focuses on one-act plays, with award-winning fictionists and playwrights Sicat-Cleto, Vladimeir Gonzales, Malou Jacob, Dennis Marasigan, and Herlyn Alegre serving as panelists. Other experts in the field will also deliver craft lectures throughout the workshop.
The ALBWW complements the annual UP National Writers Workshop, which has grown to accommodate writers in mid-career.