UBOD Writers Series 2009 Announces Call for Submissions
The National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the National Committee on Literary Arts (NCLA) and the Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practice (AILAP) are now accepting manuscripts for the UBOD series 2009. 12 writers who have not released book-length titles will be given a chance to have their first book published under UBOD New Authors Series.
The qualified languages are: Luzon (Tagalog, Bikolano, Ilokano,Kapampangan, Pangasinense), Visayas (Cebuano, Waray. Kinaray-a, Hiligaynon) and Mindanao (Maranao, Tausug, Magindanaon, Chavacano). The manuscript should be 40-60 pages in chapbook length. 20-40 poems or 5-10 short fiction. The most exceptional pieces in their manuscript shall be translated into Filipino or English.
Send two copies of the manuscript to the Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practice (AILAP) c/o The Department of Filipino, 3rd Floor Dela Costa Bldg., School of Humanities, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108. Include a CD of the manuscript and one page curriculum vitae with the author’s name, contact number and e-mail address and 1X1 picture.
Deadline will be on Aug. 15, 2009.
For inquiries, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 426-6001 loc. 5320-5321.