Davao Writers Guild-Ateneo de Davao Writers' Workshop now open for applications

Any resident of Mindanao is qualified to apply to the DWG-ADDU Writers Workshop 2009.  Applicants are required to submit five poems, or one short story, or essay, or one-act play; or any combination. The works may be in Filipino, English, or Cebuano.

Please submit the application form and three copies of the manuscripts to Prof. Jhoanna Cruz, Department of Humanities, University of the Philippines Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City. Do not write your name on the manuscripts. Then please send the files as attachment to [email protected] with the subject “DWG-ADDU Writers Workshop 2009 Application.” 

Application forms may be downloaded from dagmay.kom.ph.

Fifteen writing fellows will be selected and provided free board and lodging for the duration of the workshop. Five slots are allotted to fellows from outside Davao, if any, who will receive a transportation allowance. 

This year’s panelists are:  Macario D. Tiu, Ricardo de Ungria, Don Pagusara, Timothy Montes, and Marjorie Evasco.

The deadline for application is March 15, 2009. Successful applicants will be posted on the website on April 15. (Davao Writers Guild)