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Friday, April 28, 2006

entry arrow4:35 PM | The 2006 Dumaguete National Writers Workshop Fellows

National Artist for Literature and National Writers Workshop Director Edith Lopez Tiempo has announced the list of fellows for this year's workshop:

For Poetry

1. Michellan Kristine Sarile (De La Salle University)
2. Andrea Teran (Ateneo de Manila University)
3. Darwin Chiong (De La Salle University)
4. Ana Escalante Neri (UP Manila)

For Creative Non-Fiction

5. Patricia Evangelista (UP Diliman)
6. Noel Pingoy (Davao Medical Center)

Fiction/Short Story

7. Antonio Adrian Habana (Ateneo de Manila University)
8. Erika Jean Cabanawan (UP Los Banos)
9. Douglas James Candano (Ateneo de Manila University)
10. Larissa Mae Suarez (Philippine High School for the Arts)
11. Dominique Cimafranca (University of San Carlos)

Sponsored by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and coordinated by the Dumaguete Literary Arts Service Group or DULA, Inc. headed by Atty. Ernesto Superal Yee, the workshop will be held at the CAP Building in Dumaguete City from May 8 to 26.

Among the panelists expected to assist Dr. Tiempo are Dumaguete-based writers Ernesto Superal Yee, Bobby Villasis and Cesar Ruiz Aquino, as well as guest panelists Dr. Rowena Torrevillas from the University of Iowa, R. Zamora Linmark from Honolulu and San Francisco, NCCA Literature Committee chair Lito Zulueta, Dr. Gemino H. Abad, Dr. Marjorie Evasco, Susan Lara, DM Reyes, Dr. Anthony Tan and Krip Yuson.

Congratulations to the new fellows, and welcome to Dumaguete. Bring lots of cotton white shirts and shorts. It's a sizzling summer down here. (And get ready for the experience of your lives...)

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