The Davao Writers Guild is now accepting applications to the 2018 Davao Writers Workshop to be held on 14 to 18 November 2018.
Fifteen (15) fellowships are available, five (5) of which will be given to writers from outside Davao City but limited to residents living in Mindanao.
Applications are for the following genres: short fiction, poetry, essay, and play. They may be in English, Tagalog, or Binisaya. Entries should either contain 2 short stories (1000 to 5000 words), 2 essays (1000 to 5000 words), 2 one-act plays, or 5 poems.
Entries must be the applicants’ original works and should have not been accepted to another writers workshop or included in a creative writing thesis. Applicants should be a resident of Davao City or any part of Mindanao. Applicants should have not been an alumnus of the previous Davao Writers Workshop or a fellow to any of the national writers workshops. Accepted fellows will be given free board and lodging for the duration of the workshop.
Applicants are to:
1) Fill out the Application Form.
2) Secure a signed Certification Form.
3) Secure the electronic copy (.doc, .docx, or .rtf file) of the manuscript. Kindly include all entries in one document, and name your document as “[Last Name]_Manuscript for 2018DWW”.
4) Send your manuscript and certification form to
email@example.com with the subject: “DWW2018 Submission”.
Kindly use only one email address in the application process.
Deadline for submission is September 15, 2018. For inquiries, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2018 Davao Writers Workshop is organized in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Mindanao.
(Poster design by Ejira Casabuena Ducusin)