Invitation to Book Launch of 'The Bohol We Love'

Events by | November 29, 2016

Book Launch PosterMarj Evasco, esteemed writer and friend of the Davao Writers Guild, sends this invitation for the launching of the essay anthology, The Bohol We Love:

The 25 Boholano writers included in the anthology and I cordially invite you to the book launch of THE BOHOL WE LOVE. It is the 7th in the “Place and Memory” series of Anvil Publishing, Inc.

In keeping with the spirit of the times, we are trying to keep our carbon footprint low with this electronic invitation.

Please feel free to share it with family, friends and extended relations who may be interested to come to Bohol and join the celebration, and get a copy of the book.

It will be carried by National Bookstore branches in the Visayas, Mindanao and Manila next year. On the Dec. 3 event, the book will be available at a special launching price.

Also please feel free to post the invitation on your social network platforms.

Thank You!

Padayon,
Marj

Launch of the book will be at The Governor’s Mansion, Tagbilaran City on Dec. 3, 2016 at 3PM. Book launches for Visayas and Mindanao are slated for 2017.

Call for Manuscripts: 2016 CDO Writing Clinic

Events | August 14, 2016

The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), in partnership with the Xavier Center for Culture and the Arts (XCCA), is now accepting applications for fellowship to the 2016 CDO Writing Clinic to be held at the XCCA Conference Room, 3/F Museo de Oro, Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan.

The CDO Writing Clinic is an annual literary fellowship for 24 up-and-coming poets, fictionists, essayists, and playwrights born and/or based in Northern Mindanao. The writing clinic is subdivided into four literary genres — Poetry Clinic (18 September), Fiction Clinic (16 October), Literary Essay Clinic (20 November), and Drama Clinic (11 December).

Six fellowships are available per genre. Applicants may apply for more than one genre.

Manuscripts may be in Binisaya, Tagalog, and/or English. Entries should contain 4 poems, 2 short stories, 2 literary essays, or 1 one-act play. The entries should be the applicants’ original and unpublished works. The applicant’s name should not appear on the manuscript.

Applicants should not have been fellows to the CDO Writers Workshops, or any regional and national writers workshops.

Accepted fellows will be provided with a certificate, lunch, and snacks, but will have to shoulder their own transportation. There is no registration fee.

Electronic copies (preferably in .docx/.doc format, Garamond font 12) of the manuscript may be emailed to nagmac.submissions@gmail.com with the subject “<Genre>_CDO Writing Clinic”. On the email’s body, include your full name, address, institutional affiliation, mobile number, and a short bio note.

Deadlines for submissions are 31 August for poetry and fiction, and 30 September for literary essay and drama.

You may direct your inquiries to NAGMAC’s official Facebook page.

Kumbira! Literary Readings, Art, and Dance Exhibit at MTS, April 23, 2016

Events | April 21, 2016

kumbiraThe Davao Writers Guild, together with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, invites you to Kumbira, an evening of literary readings, art, and dance, to be held at Matina Town Square Taboan on April 23, 2016 (Saturday) from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Entrance is free (though the beer and the pulutan are not).

Invitation to Art of Poetry MOOC Meetup

Events by | April 8, 2016

Ateneo de Davao is hosting the Art of Poetry MOOC Meetup, to be held this Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Miguel Pro Study Center (Ateneo Community Center), from 3:30PM to 5:30PM. We would like to invite poets, whether aspiring or published, to this informal get-together.

You can sign up via the Facebook event page.

A brief background: Art of Poetry is a free six-week online course conducted from Boston University. Course consists of video lectures, online discussions, and reading assignments Ateneo will host three face-to-face meetups to coincide with this event.

You won’t need to have signed up for the course to join the meetup, although we hope the meetup will encourage you to join course.