Call for Submissions to the 29th Cornelio Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop

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The University of San Carlos (USC) Cebuano Studies Center is pleased to announce the opening of its 2013 Fellowship competition. The Center awards approximately 15 creative writing fellowships to the Cornelio Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop every October.

Apply now!

The Faigao Workshop is open for submissions from August 20 to September 30, 2013. Regular mail submissions must be postmarked September 30, 2013 to be eligible for screening. Applicants may submit a suite of seven (7) poems, a short story or a one-act play in either English or in Cebuano. Writing samples will not be returned.

Please submit the following requirements to:

Cornelio Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop
Cebuano Studies Center
2nd Floor, Learning Resource Center
University of San Carlos
Talamban Campus
Cebu City 6000

or online to

Submission requirements:
1. Entry

o Entries must be typed double spaced in Arial or New Times Roman font size 12 with 1” margin on all sides

o Entries must not bear the name of the author

o A soft copy encoded in MS Word on CD (or as an attachment if sent via email)

2. Current Resume with 2×2 photo

3. Application letter

o Tell us why you want to be a writer and how your background will add a unique perspective to the literary arts.

For more information and application guidelines please contact the Center by phone: Marlyn Braga at 032-4066079 or at; Raphael Dean Polinar by email at

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