Events: 12th IYAS Creative Writing Workshop fellows named
The IYAS Creative Writing Workshop of the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, has selected 15 Fellows for 2012, out of 81 applicants from the country and abroad.
The Fellows for Fiction are Maria Amparo Warren, Brylle B. Tabora (English), Chuckie Perez Manio and Anthony de la Cruz (Filipino), Daryl Nino Toring Jabil (Cebuano), Fr. Reynaldo Villanoy Jr. (Hilig aynon).
The Fellows for Poetry are Miro Frances D. Capili and Ramon Enrico Damasing (English), Early Sol Gadong and GL John Clavel Haro (Hili-gaynon), Mariane A.R.T. Abuan (Filipino), Gratian Paul R. Tidor and CD Borden (Cebuano).
Fellows for Drama are: Fundador Tipon III (Hili-gaynon) and Mario Mendez (Filipino).
IYAS will interface with the Kritika National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism sponsored by the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center and the NCCA which will also be held on the same dates at the University of St. La Salle.
The interface activities are film screenings of Pureza, a film by Jay Abello on the sugar industry, and Oro, Plata, Mata by Peque Gallaga; a craft and reading lecture by Mr. Stuart Cooke, and an introduction to Negrense culture through trips to cultural landmarks in Talisay, Silay and Victorias cities.
The IYAS Workshop Director is Dr. Marjorie Evasco and the panelists for this year are Dr. Genevieve Asenjo, Dr. Ronald Baytan, Prof. Danilo M. Reyes, Ms. Grace Monte de Ramos, Mr. John Iremil Teodoro and guest panelist Mr. Stuart Cooke from Australia. IYAS Founder Dr. Elsie Coscolluela also sits in the panel.
The IYAS Creative Writing Workshop is co-sponsored by the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De La Salle University and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and will be held on April 22-28, 2012 at the Balay Kalinungan Complex of the University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City.*