Tuesday, February 21, 2012

12th iyas creative writing workshop call for submissions

The 12th IYAS Creative Writing Workshop is now accepting applications. The workshop will be held from April 22 – 28 at the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City. Fellows will be given a grant to cover board and lodging and partial transportation subsidy. The panelists will be Dr. Marjorie Evasco, Ms. Grace Monte de Ramos, Dr. D.M. Reyes, Dr. Genevieve Asenjo, Prof. John Iremil Teodoro, and Dr. Ronald Baytan.

Applicants, using a pseudonym, should submit original works of any of the following: Poetry (6 poems); Short Stories (2 short stories); or One-Act Plays (2 plays).

Use font size 12; submit 5 computer-encoded hard copies of entries, bound or fastened, in separate folders, with in data CD.

Submissions must be accompanied by a sealed size 10 business envelope containing the author’s real name and pseudonym, a 2x2 ID photo, and a short resume; entires must be mailed on or before March 11.

Entries in Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Tagalog, or Filipino may be submitted. Fellowships are awarded by genre and by language.


Darlyn Simbiling
Iyas Secretariat
University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City
FOR INQUIRIES:darlyn_omori@yahoo.com


IYAS was an experience. With Ma’am Elsa Coscolluela sparking a wonderful idea in my head, I learned a lot from this workshop. I believed it would be my last, too. Unless, of course, I would stumble on another creative block.

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