Call for Submissions to the 4th Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop: The One-Act Play [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing calls for submissions to the fourth cycle of the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. In light of the conferment of the title of National Artist for Theatre Dr. Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio in 2018, this year’s workshop puts in focus the one-act play. Emerging playwrights between 18-35 years old as of August […]

Announcement of Fellows to the 58th UP National Writers Workshop

LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the 58th UP National Writers Workshop to be held on July 7-14, 2019 in Baguio City, helmed by this year’s workshop director, Anna Felicia Sanchez. The fellows for this year, previously published and/or awarded writers set on furthering their craft, are Juan […]

List of Fellows of the Palihang Rogelio Sicat 12 Announced

Fifteen fellows were chosen from 128 applicants who hail from all over the country to the 12th Palihang Rogelio Sicat (Rogelio Sicat Writers Workshop). They are Ryan Cezar Alcarde (Agusan del Sur), Evan John Daynos (Manila), Rochelle Ann Molina (Catanduanes), Eddie Ramos (Tarlac), and Rod Anthony Robles (Quezon City) for poetry; Napoleon Arcilla III (Catanduanes), […]

Theatre workshop for young people set in May

Langgam Performance Troupe (LPT) in partnership with Craft MNL Makati recently launched a theatre workshop billed “Soul-Searching, Tribe-Building” created specially for teenagers and young adults scheduled on May 7, 8, 9, 10 and 19, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. For only PhP7,000, workshop participants to the “Soul-Searching, Tribe-Building” could explore their own unique […]

Call for Ideas and Proposals: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival

Deadline for submissions: March 25, 2019 Festival dates: June 14-15, 2019 Location: Quezon City Would you like to be part of a festival for books? Do you have a unique idea for a book-related conversation? Is there an activity you would like to help us organize for fellow book lovers and industry players? The National […]

Competitions & publishing opportunities in the region

Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Don And Gee Nicholl Fellowships In Screenwriting – 1st May This international screenwriting competition awards up to five fellowships of US$35,000 each year. The competition is open to writers based anywhere in the world, regardless of citizenship. All entrants must be aged over 18. Entry scripts must be […]

Call for Entries | Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Intermediate and Young Adult Literature

bar·lá·ya png |[ ST ] : buhangin o maliit na batóng makináng Adarna House, the first and one of the largest publishers of children’s books in the Philippines, is now accepting applications to the 2019 Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Intermediate and Young Adult Literature. BARLÁYA is a comprehensive workshop for crafting and developing books of […]

Panawagan ng Paglahok | Palihang Rogelio Sicat 12

Tumatanggap na ng lahok ang ika-12 Palihang Rogelio Sicat. Alin man sa sumusunod ang maaaring isumite: limang (5) tula, o dalawang (2) maikling kuwento (10-15 pp bawat isa), o dalawang (2) kuwentong pambata (hindi lalampas sa 8 pahina bawat isa), o apat (4) na dagli (hindi lalampas sa dalawang pahina bawat isa), o dalawang (2) […]

National workshop for LGBTQ fiction now accepting applicants

The second national creative writing workshop devoted to Philippine LGBTQ fiction is being jointly sponsored this July by the University of the Philippines and Goldsmiths University of London, as part of the international research and arts consortium called GlobalGRACE: Global Gender and Cultures of Equality. GlobalGRACE is funded by the UK Research and Innovation’s Global […]

Second Call | Henry Lee Irwin SJ Chair Creative Writing Workshop 2019 at the Ateneo de Manila University

This year’s Irwin SJ Professorial Chair holder, award-winning playwright Rodolfo “Rody” Vera, will conduct the workshop on March 2, 9, 30, and April 6, 2019.