From Danton Remoto's Philippine Star Column, Oct. 24, 2005.
Afraid: The Best Philippine Ghost Stories will be launched this Friday, Oct. 28, 6 to 8 p.m. at Powerbooks SM Megamall. There will be readings and Gothic songs, as well as book signing of this and my other books. Food and drinks will also be served. Comments may be sent to me at email@example.com.
KOMIKON 2005 aims to bring together different comic
book artists/groups and publishers in a venue where
they could present their talents, works and services
to the public and, most importantly, to aspiring comic artists. It hopes to bring in different art groups and different generations of artists for a free exchange of ideas, break down stereotypes, and broaden the scope of comics – from international to local, sequential to strips, professional to amateur, and published to independent comics. There will be
contests, special guests, and other activities for
A Different Bookstore and the Department of Literature of De La Salle University bring together poets Marjorie Evasco and R. Zamora Linmark in a special presentation entitled WRITERS IN CONVERSATION on October 28, 6PM, at the A Different Bookstore Eastwood City Libis.
Evasco has released "Dreamweavers: Selected Poems 1976-1986" and "Ochre Tones:Poetry in English and Cebuano" both of which won the National Book Awards for Poetry from the Manila Critics Circle.
(Poetry and Dance)
October 22 & 23, 2005, 8pm, Dance Forum Space,
38 West Ave.,
Contemporary dance choreographers pay tribute to women poets in celebration of the Centennial of the Feminist Movement in the Philippines in "Ars Poetica," an evening of dance and poetry, on Oct. 22 and 23, 2005, 8pm at Dance Forum Space, 38 West Avenue.
The program is presented by Myra Beltran’s Dance Forum, the National Commission on Culture and Arts, Subcommittee on Culture and the Arts, NGO-GO National Network for the Feminist Centennial in cooperation with Air Dance.
Classical, haiku and free verse writing on Oct. 22 at Loyola School of Theology (Ateneo, Loyola Heights, Quezon City)
Tel no. 285-2449
Philippine Starweek, Oct. 16, 2005
Call for Submission to CCP's ANI 32
Submission for Ani 32 ("Global Pinoy") is ongoing. Kindly spread the word to other writers who probably don't know that the deadline is October 18. Include a short profile, contact details and TIN.
Works of maybe poetry, fiction and (creative) essay may be sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
4/F Cultural Center of the Philippines,
1300 Pasay City.
The Country Mouse
CONTEST : WINTER 2006
The Country Mouse on-line journal of poetry announces cash prizes for Vol II Issue I
- First Prize: $500
- Second Prize: $250
- Third Prized: $100
There are no fees. We accept on-line submissions only -- submissions@poetryCmouse.com .
There are no restrictions of theme or style.
Entry deadline: November 30, 2005.
All published winners and finalists will receive a print edition.
OPPORTUNITY FOR NEW AND AMATEUR WRITERS OF NEW SHORT STORIES OR NOVELETTES OF SCIENCE FICTION OR FANTASY
NO ENTRY FEE IS REQUIRED
ENTRANTS RETAIN ALL PUBLICATION RIGHTS
- 1st Prize £1000 + published in 'Writers Magazine'
- 2nd Prize £500
- 3rd Prize £250
All the above will also receive an engraved Royal Brierley Crystal Vase.
There are also three Highly Commended, with each winning £125.
Comic Verse Category
Wergle Flomp Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Winning Writers
We seek the best humor poem that has been sent to a 'vanity poetry contest' as a joke. Cash prizes totaling $1,609.00 will be awarded. Free to enter.