Call for Submissions to the 13th Iyas Creative Writing Workshop

(Taken from Santiago Villafania’s Facebook status. Might as well share this here. It’s been two years now since I was a fellow!)

The University of St. La Salle-Bacolod (USLS) is inviting young writers to submit their application for the 13th IYAS Creative Writing Workshop which will be held on April 21-27, 2013 at Balay Kalinungan, USLS-Bacolod.

Applicants should submit original work: six (6) poems, two (2) short stories, or two (2) one-act plays using a pseudonym, in five (5) computer-encoded hard copies of entries, font size 12, bound or fastened, in separate folders, and soft copies in a CD (MSWord). Short stories must be numbered, by paragraph.

These are to be accompanied by a sealed size 10 business envelope with the author’s real name and a pseudonym, a 2×2 ID photo, and short resume, which must be mailed on or before March 1, 2013.

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

Fifteen applicants will be chosen for the fellowships, which will include partial transportation subsidy and free board and lodging.

This year’s panelists include Genevieve Asenjo, D.M. Reyes, Ronald Baytan, Dinah Roma Sianturi, Grace Monte de Ramos-Arcellana, and John Iremil Teodoro.

Please submit your application to: Ms. Rowena Japitana, IYAS Secretariat, Special Project Office, University of St. La Salle, La Salle Avenue, Bacolod City. For inquiries, please email

IYAS is held in collaboration with the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De La Salle University-Manila and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.


2 Comments on “Call for Submissions to the 13th Iyas Creative Writing Workshop”

  1. wala lage si marjorie evasco? T-T

    • Lefthandedsnake says:

      Yes, I noticed that too. Naa dagway other engagements this year, from what I heard naa siyay apilan ng dakong event!

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