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CALL FOR ENTRIES AND CONTEST RULES!

CANVAS STORYWRITING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN COMPETITION

For a complete background on this competition, please read our previous entry by clicking here.

CONTEST RULES

1. The 1st CANVAS Story Writing for Young Children Competition is open to all Filipinos.

2. Entries must not have been previously published, and all entrants must warrant the originality of their submitted entries.

3. Writers may submit only one entry, which must be written in English.

4. The target readership is young children (age 4-6 years old).

Note: It may be helpful to see some recent examples of authors of picture books that have done well in the U.S. market for the target age group:
Mo Willems• David Weisner
Doreen Cronin, and
Jon Scieszka.

5. Manuscript entries must not exceed one thousand two hundred (1,200) words. Entries that exceed this limit will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

6. We are looking for unique and creative stories that feature a strong central character (preferably, but not necessarily,…

A New CANVAS Contest For Writers - We're Excited!

CANVAS, as part of its mission, strives to open new opportunities for Filipino writers in the global market.

CANVAS is therefore very proud to announce that we have tied up with the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency, one of the top agencies in the United States to launch the CANVAS Story Writing for Young Children Competition (target readership: 4-6 years old).

We will be putting up a modest cash prize for the winner, but what should pique the interest of writers here is that Kelly Sonnack, Literary Agent at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency will review and provide feedback on the top five stories selected by CANVAS.

While there is no guarantee of anything beyond their look and review, it is notoriously difficult to even get stories considered for representation, much less publication, in the US.

We regard this as a huge, difficult-to-overstate, no-lose, possible-foot-in-the-door opportunity for writers to be introduced and hopefully represented by a literary agency that can help bring Fi…

Newly Elected Officers of GUMIL Metro Manila

Dagitoy dagiti baro a nabutosan nga ofisiales ti GUMIL Metro Manila a naangay idi May 11, 2008 sadiay pagtaengan da Apo Reynaldo Duque iti Royale Tagaytay Estates ti Alfonso, Cavite. Agtakem dagiti ofisiales manipud May 2008 angginga iti May 2010.

President: ANSEL D. CARGO

Vice-President: ROSS M. DERIT

Secretary: ARIEL S. TABAG

Treasurer: SHERMA E. BENOSA

Auditor: LEO S. FAGARAGAN

P.R.O: MA. ROSE A. CABIE

Bus. Manager: JAKE F. ILAC

Board of Directors: JUAN AL. ASUNCION, SIMEON C. BERROY, BENN CABACUNGAN, EMILIANO ERICE, LINDA V. LANDINGIN, ANGELO PADUA, GIOVANNI PALOMARES, VIRGILIO TABUGADIR

Ex-Officio: HERMAN G. TABIN

Advisers: JOSE A. BRAGADO, DIONISIO S. BULONG, HONOR BLANCO CABIE, REYNALDO A. DUQUE, JUAN S.P. HIDALGO, JR., ART M. PADUA, CLES B. RAMBAUD, MARTIN T. ROCHINA

Legal Adviser: JUDGE VIVENCIO S. BACLIG



(Naadaw manipud iti blogsite ti GMM)

GMM Election & General Membership Meeting

Maangay ti eleksion ken general membership meeting ti GUMIL Metro Manila iti Wheeler Street, Phase II-B, Royale Tagaytay Estates, Alfonso, Cavite inton Mayo 11, 2008 iti alas nuebe iti bigat babaen ti panangsangaili da agkaingungot a Reynaldo ken Tessie Duque.

Kalpasan ti eleksion, mapagsasaritaan dagiti proyekto ti gunglo ken dagiti dadduma pay a banag a pakaseknan dagiti kameng ti GMM.

Para iti detalye ti ipapan kada Apo Duque, agtextkayo laeng iti 0918-7458792 wenno umawag iti 400-0089.

Palanca Award Extended

Press Release
For further information, please contact:
Rei Magpayo / Niel Mugas
Corporate Image Dimensions
Telefax: 813-8403



Deadline for Palanca entries extended to May 5

The deadline of the 58th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature is extended to 12:00 midnight of May 5, 2008 (Monday). This was announced by the contest sponsor, Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc.

Entries with complete requirements should be submitted to the Carlos Palanca Foundation’s new office at 6th Floor, One World Square Building, #10 Upper McKinley Road, Mickinley Town Center, Fort Bonifacio, 1634 Taguig City.

Works may also be entered online through the Palanca Awards website at www.palancaawards.com.ph or sent through e-mail at palancaawards@yahoo.com, except novel and screenplay.

For further information, please call telephone number 856-0808.

No Food Crisis Authority

Naragsak dagiti mannalon iti pannakiumanko kadakuada iti bakasionko itay napalabas a lawas gapu ta iti unos ti panagbiagda ket ita laeng a nakapaglakoda iti apitda iti nangato a kantidad. Manipud iti 9.00 idi bayag (2nd cropping) ti 2007 ket uray la nadoble ti nakabayadan ti sangakilo nga irik ita. Immabot angingga iti 17.50 ti sariwa (tay kair-irik) laeng.

Iti bangbangir nga isemko, kasla awan met laeng iti serbina iti ingangato ti balor ti naapitda, ta amin met a magatang ket ngimmato ti presio. Mas pay ketdi nga agrabiadoda.

Maikadduak nga aldaw, simmangpet tay agkolkolekta iti padanum, National Irrigation Administration-ZRIS. Idi ta kitan tay kabsatko ti bayadanna ket uray la napamusiig ta ngimmato ti nakaimaldit iti papel. Nagriri ti kabsatko ngem kuna tay kolektor a ngimmato kano ti panagsingirda, ta ngimmato kano met ti bayad ti irik. Naa! Apay a kasdiay? No dadduma dida met makatulong ta isuda pay ti problema dagiti mannalon, ta sakbay a makatalonka pakarsam pay diay kinelleng, …