THE Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De La Salle University-Manila (DLSU) invites writers to submit their application for the 17th Iyas La Salle National Writers’ Workshop set on April 24 to 27 at the European Documentation Centre, DLSU Manila.

This year’s workshop has been organized in collaboration with the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), and supported by the DLSU Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation. The workshop director is Marjorie Evasco and project coordinators are Raymundo Pandan Jr. and Shirley Lua.

The workshop fellowship screening committee will accept creative work in Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Filipino and English. Fellowships are awarded by genre and by language.

Creative writing entries that explore the problematic human relations with the environment will be given preference for these fellowships.

A total of 10 applicants will be chosen for the workshop fellowships, which will include partial transportation subsidy and board and lodging for non-Metro Manila based fellows.

The requirements are: submit original work in only one chosen literary genre and language: either six poems, two short stories, or two one-act plays; send works in two computer-encoded hard copies, font size 12 pts., double-spaced; include in the folio a page that would have the applicant’s complete mailing and electronic contact address, contact number and a short resume; mail by March 6, 2017 the hard copies and all requirements to Dr. Marjorie Evasco, Iyas La Salle National Writers’ Workshop Director, c/o Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Ave., Malate, Manila 0922.

For inquiries, please call BNSCWC at (632) 5244611 local 233;; or