Submission Form

Dagmay accepts submissions from Mindanao-born or Mindanao-based residents. We publish poetry, short fiction, one-act plays and essays in English, Bisaya, Tagalog, and native Mindanawon languages. We have a strong preference for stories and essays with local color, typically between 800 to 1,200 words.

About yourself




Please keep the bio short, and emphasize your place of birth, course and school, or present occupation.

Your submission

All submissions must be in pure text as we are no longer accepting attachments. Separate paragraphs and stanzas with empty lines. If your work needs additional formatting, please use markdown syntax.




By sending your submission, you attest that you are the author and copyright holder of your work. Further, you grant the Davao Writers Guild and Sun.Star Davao limited rights to publish your work on this web site and in the Sunday edition of Sun.Star Davao. The copyright for the work remains with you.