Friday, March 07, 2008

gawad likhaan centennial literary prize deadline

The UP Gawad Likhaan Centennial Literary Prize deadline is on March 31, 2008.

There are six catergories, with a prize of PHP200,000 per category.

Novel or Short Story Collection in English
Nobela o Koleksiyon ng mga Katha sa Filipino
Poetry in English
Tula sa Filipino
Creative Nonfiction in English
Malikhaing Sanaysay sa Filipino

"(a) In the FICTION category (NOVEL or SHORT STORY COLLECTION) in English or Filipino, what is required is a book-length NOVEL or SHORT STORY COLLECTION; book-length, that is, about 200 pages or more when printed out, double space, on 8-1/2 by 11 bond paper, or as the Board of Judges for this category may determine.

(b) In POETRY in English or Filipino, what is required is also a book-length work or collection, that is, about 50 poems or more, or about 100 pages or more, or as the Board of Judges for this category may determine.

(c) As with FICTION, what is required for the category of CREATIVE NON-FICTION is a book-length work. By this category is meant biography, autobiography, or the personal essay ( talambuhay o personal na sanaysay )."

Full contest details and forms can be found at the Gawad Likhaan website.

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