Wednesday, April 27, 2011

11th iyas creative writing workshop fellows

This may be too late an announcement, but this is a self-imposed initiative for having been part of the growing family in its 10th edition (yeah, just last year), which I think would be my last following my participation in Dumaguete and Iligan workshops back in 2008. I have learned a lot from this gathering. And I hope for the same thing to the new fellows listed below:

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IYAS announces its Roster of Fellows for the 11th IYAS Creative Writing Workshop at the Balay Kalinungan, University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, Philippines on April 25-30.

Fiction Fellows

Michelle Abigail Tan (English)
Karlo Antonio David (Filipino-Playwriting/Drama)
Rom Peña (Filipino-Kuwento)
Norman Darap (Hiligaynon)
Jayson Parba (Cebuano-Sugilanon)
Romeo Bonsocan (Cebuano-Sugilanon)

Poetry Fellows

Ronn Andrew Angeles (English)
Ronaldo Recto (English)
Louise Vincent Amante (Filipino)
Cor Marie Abando (Filipino)
Rogie Bacosa (Hiligaynon)
Chuvic Monserate (Hiligaynon)
Darylle Rubino (Visayan)
Desiree Balota(Cebuano)
Ioannes Arong (Cebuano).

The panelists for this year are: Dr. Marjorie Evasco, Dr. Gerardo Torres, Dr. Genevieve Asenjo, Dr. Christine Ortega, Prof. Danilo M. Reyes and Prof. John Iremil Teodoro.

The IYAS Creative Writing Workshop is sponsored by the University of St. La Salle, the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De La Salle University and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.



2 comments:

speakinginhushedtones said...

Honestly I think Iyas is a very good springboard/starter workshop for most beginning writers. I think you might disagree, but that's my two cents for now. Let's compare workshop thoughts once I see you in Duma.

I'm happy for these kids who got in. They'll be fattened up in more ways than one haha

f. jordan said...

: I think it is too; it met my expectations. Hehe. The panelists were good. And in this year, there's Ma'am Marj Evasco! Goodness, every time I get into a workshop, she's not there! Tsk tsk. Parang di kami meant na magkita. Haha.

Yeah, let's compare notes in Duma! You leaving on Sunday? Me excited.