2018 CDO Young Writers Studio fellows announced

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The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), in partnership with the Libulan Queer Collective and the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA), awards twelve (12) writing fellowships to emerging Mindanaoan writers for the 2018 Cagayan de Oro Young Writers Studio, which will be held at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan in Cagayan de Oro City on 29 October (poetry and drama leg) and 30 October (fiction & creative nonfiction prose leg).

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NAGMAC organizes CDO Poetry Night’s September installment

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This September 22, 6 pm, local writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC) will organize the September installment of the city’s premier literary event, CDO Poetry Night, at the SM CDO Downtown Premier – Sky Park at the Fifth. Continue reading NAGMAC organizes CDO Poetry Night’s September installment

Call for Submissions to Issue 5: “Departures & Destinations” of the Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao

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The Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao is now open for contributions to its fifth issue themed “Departures & Destinations.” The journal editors are looking for poems, short stories, flash fiction, micro-essays, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, short screenplays, excerpts from full-length plays/screenplays, novel chapters, critical essays, book/film/play reviews, and visual artworks that discuss and problematize: Continue reading Call for Submissions to Issue 5: “Departures & Destinations” of the Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao

CALL FOR EMERGING WRITERS FROM MINDANAO: The 2018 Cagayan de Oro Young Writers Studio

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The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), a young artists collective of poets, essayists, fictionists, playwrights, screenwriters, editors, and translators from Northern Mindanao, in partnership with writers network Libulan Queer Collective and the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA), is now accepting applications to the 2018 Cagayan de Oro Young Writers Studio to be held on 29 October (poetry & drama leg) and 30 October (fiction & creative nonfiction leg) at Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan in Cagayan de Oro City. Continue reading CALL FOR EMERGING WRITERS FROM MINDANAO: The 2018 Cagayan de Oro Young Writers Studio

Southern Authors No. 1 — Christian S Baldomero, Adeva Jane Esparrago, and Melrein John Viado on Writing Young

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This 16 December 2017, writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC) will launch three titles—Christian S Baldomero’s “When The World Offers You Loneliness”, Adeva Jane Esparrago’s “Do Not Fall In Love With A Poet: Collected Spoken Word Poems (2013-2017)”, and Melrein John Viado’s “Mula Sa Ikatlong Palapag: Mga Piling Tula”—under its publication arm Bulawan Books.

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