Calling all Bisaya writers: Fiction-writing contest in Mindanao opens to accept entries

Oct. 17, 2015

DAVAO CITY – The Davao Writers Guild is inviting all writers who are residents of Mindanao to compete in the 3rd Satur P. Apoyon Tigi sa Mubong Sugilanong Binisaya.

A contestant may submit only one entry. The story should be originally written by the contestant in Bisaya, unpublished, and must not have won any awards or used as thesis or workshop material.

The printed story must be from 10 to 20 pages only using Times New Roman font size 12 on letter-size paper with paragraphs in double-space.

Interested writers may send their entries to: The Public Relations Officer, Administration Bldg., U.P. Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City 8022.

The entry envelope should contain: two copies of the story; a sheet of paper signed by the contestant stating that he or she is the author, and that the story has not been published, awarded, or used as thesis or workshop material. The contestant should also include his or her mailing address, e-mail, landline and cellular phone number.

An electronic copy of the entry in Rich Text Format (RTF) should be sent by email at:

The deadline for submission is on November 9 while awarding is on 21 November in Davao City.(

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