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12 fellows named to Ateneo national writing workshop

The Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (Ailap) has selected 12 fellows for the 16th Ateneo National Writers Workshop (ANWW), now being held at the Ateneo de Manila University up to June 1.

ANWW is the flagship project of the Creative Writing Desk of Ailap. Annually, 10 to 16 fellowships are given to young writers from around the country who wish to undergo a week of intensive training in their respective genres—fiction, poetry, and essay. This year, ANWW has accepted fellows whose works discursively engage Philippine landscape/ seascape/cityscape.

In addition to the workshop sessions, the fellows will attend talks and participate in discussions on literature and Philippine topography.

Fellows for Tula are China Pearl Patria M. De Vera (Quezon City); Joel Donato Jacob (Bay, Laguna); Christian Lemuel M. Magaling (Bulacan);

Kuwento: Jayson V. Fajardo (Quezon City); Eugene C. Soyosa (Taguig City);

Sanaysay: Princess S. Calacala (San Miguel, Bulacan);

Poetry: Arielle A. Abrigo (Antipolo City); Maria Isabel P. Cabal (Manila); Ian Derf C. Salvaña (Davao City);

Fiction: Kaisa Aquino (Quezon City); Sigrid Marianne P. Gayangos (Quezon City);

Essay: Rhounee Ron Kevin D. Frany (Cabanatuan City).

Workshop director is Christian Benitez.

Call 4266001, loc. 5320/5321; e-mail cbenitez@ateneo.edu

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