Call for Submissions: The 19th IYAS La Salle National Writers’ Workshop

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The 19th IYAS La Salle National Writers’ Workshop is open for applications. This year, it will be held from March 31 to April 6 at the Balay Kalinungan, University of St La Salle (USLS), Bacolod City. Continue reading Call for Submissions: The 19th IYAS La Salle National Writers’ Workshop

Call for Submissions: Special Issue on Writing Camiguin

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The Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao is now open for contributions to its “Special Issue on Writing Camiguin,” to be edited by Camiguin-born poet Dr Arlene J Yandug. Continue reading Call for Submissions: Special Issue on Writing Camiguin

NAGMAC organizes CDO Poetry Night: “panagbiya, panag-abot,” launches literary journal, novel

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This December 15, 6 pm, local writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC) will organize the December installment of the city’s premier literary event, CDO Poetry Night, at the SM CDO Downtown Premier – Sky Garden at the Fifth.

Themed “panagbiya, panag-abot”, the event will feature spoken word, live poetry and prose readings, musical performances, an open mic contest, and launching of the Issue 5: “Departures and Destinations” of the Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao. Bulawan Literary Journal’s fifth regular issue features travel-themed literary works by poet Jaime An Lim, playwright and fictionist John Iremil Teodoro, essayist Wilfredo Pascual, and many others.

Cagayan de Oro-born and Sydney-based novelist KM Levis, author of bestselling “The Girl Between Two Worlds” (Anvil, 2016), will also read excerpts from and sign copies of her second novel “The Girl Between Light and Dark” (Anvil, 2018).

Southern Authors No. 17 — TS Sungkit, Jr. sa Magsusulat nga Lumad, Identity Narratives, ug ang Nanangen Storytelling

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Si TS Sungkit, Jr. kay usa ka lumad Higaonon sa Kisola, Sumilao sa Bukidnon. Usa siya ka magbabalak ug nobelista. Nakasuwat siyag duha ka nobela, Mga Gapnod sa Kamad-on (Driftwood on Dry Land, nga gipatik sa UST Publishing House niadtong 2011) nga nakadaog sa NCCA Writers’ Prize sa tuig 2007, ug Batbat hi Udan (The Story of Udan), ang unang nobela nga gisuwat sa pinulongang Higaonon. Nakasakmit sab siya sa ganti nga NBDB Trust Fund alang sa mga Magsusulat sa nobela nga Mga Tigmo sa Balagbatbat. Ang iyang historikal nga nobela kay usa ka paglayat gikan sa binaba padung sa sinulat nga katitikan, kay gibase sa nanagen nga pagsugid og mga sugilanon sa mga Higaonon sa Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, and Agusan del Sur. Si Sungkit kay usa pod ka fellow sa Iyas National Writers Workshop ug Iligan National Writers Workshop. Sa tuig 2014, mi-organisa siyag creative writing workshop nga gipahigayon sa Bukidnon State University Ethnocultural Museum. Usa sab siya sa mga tigpamulong sa 2015 Philippine International Literary Festival ug sa 3rd Taboan Philippine International Writers Festival. Continue reading Southern Authors No. 17 — TS Sungkit, Jr. sa Magsusulat nga Lumad, Identity Narratives, ug ang Nanangen Storytelling