Call for Submissions: HALAD: Mindanao Harvest for the 21st Century

Announcements by The Editors |

‘HALAD: Mindanao Harvest for the 21st Century’, a literary anthology, is now accepting poems, short stories, creative nonfiction/essays, and one-act plays in English, Filipino, and Binisaya written by established and emerging writers born and/or based in Mindanao.

This anthology aims to gather in one book some of the best new Mindanao writings for possible use by high school and college teachers handling 21st Century Philippine Literatures from the Region.

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Call for Submissions: Volume 2, Issue 1: Special Issue on the Moros and the Indigenous Peoples Bukambibig Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines

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Bukambibig Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines, a multilingual, free-access, and digital folio of performance poetry, is now open for contributions to its second volume’s first issue which is a special issue on the Moros and the Indigenous Peoples (IPs).

The folio is looking for performance poems and/or spoken word pieces that discuss and/or problematize the relevant econo-ethnic conditions of the IPs and the Moros—a spectrum of human rights violations, denial of area sovereignty and self-determination, resistance to land occupation and cultural erasure, critiques of institutional discrimination, militarization of IP and Moro communities, Christian settler colonialism, politics of identity representation that is diluted and domesticated by nation-state and imperialist-capitalist imperatives, among others.

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