The Mindanao Creative Writers Group (MCWG) and the Culture and Arts Studies Center of the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU – IIT) are now accepting manuscripts in Binisaya, (Tagalog-based) Filipino, English, Hiligaynon, Waray, Chavacano, Higaonon, Binukid, Meranaw, and Tausug for poetry, short fiction, and excerpts of a novel (one chapter and with summary of the novel).
Creative nonfiction manuscripts in English and one-act plays or screenplays in Binisaya and (Tagalog-based) Filipino are also accepted.
Themes that revolve around our artistic and cultural or ethnic heritage are preferred.
Slots open for writing fellowships — 3 slots for Luzon, 5 slots for Visayas, 7 slots for Mindanao, and 3 private writing fellowships.
Deadline of submission of entries is on 15 January 2019.
Application forms may be downloaded via https://www.msuiit.edu.ph/