The 19th IYAS La Salle National Writers’ Workshop is open for applications. This year, it will be held on March 31 to April 6, 2019 at the Balay Kalinungan, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City.
IYAS is organized by the University of St. La Salle (USLS) in partnership with the DLSU Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC) supported by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC).
The workshop director is John Iremil Teodoro. The panel is composed of Marjorie M. Evasco, Grace Monte de Ramos, Susan Lara, D.M. Reyes, and Em Mendez. Elsie Martinez Coscoluella, Ronald Baytan, and IYAS Project Coordinator Rayboy Pandan will also serve in the panel.
The workshop fellowship screening committee accepts creative work in Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Kinaray-a, Filipino, and English. Fellowships are awarded by genre and by language. Creative writing entries that explore human relations with the environment will be given preference for these fellowships. Twelve applicants will be chosen for the fellowships, which will include transportation subsidy and board and lodging.
1.) Original, unpublished work in only one chosen literary genre and language: 6 poems, 2 short stories, or 2 one-act plays;
2.) Works must be in three (3) computer-encoded hard copies, font size 12 pts., double-spaced; and
3.) A short resume, with a page containing applicant’s ID photo and complete contact information (residence address, email address, contact number).
Please submit by February 7, 2019 all requirements to:
Dr. John Iremil E. Teodoro
IYAS La Salle National Writers’ Workshop Director
Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center
Room 208 Miguel Hall
De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, 0922 Manila
For inquiries, please call DLSU BNSCWC (632) 5244611 local 233; email email@example.com.