UP ICW NAMES 20 WRITING FELLOWSLIKHAAN:
The UP Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW)has named 20 writers from all over the country asFellows to the 44th UP National Writers Workshop. TheWorkshop will be held from 27 March to 9 April 2005at the Inn Rocio in Baguio City. The Workshop theme is"Panitikan at Globalisasyon."From a total of 125 applicants, the chosen ones are:Fiction in English – Billy T. Antonio (City Collegeof Urdaneta), Carljoe M. Javier (UP Diliman), MichelleC. Sia (DLSU Manila) & Ana Maria Socorro G. Villanueva(DLSU Manila); Fiction in Filipino – Dennis Andrew S.Aguinaldo (UP Diliman), Ma. Regina L. Marcos (UPDiliman), Errol A. Merquita (UP Mindanao) & ChuckberryJ. Pascual (UP Diliman); Poetry in Filipino ─ Dexter B. Cayanes (UP Diliman), Jaime Dasca Doble(Asia Pacific Film Institute), Emmanuel V. Dumlao (UPLos Baños) & Maricristh T. Magaling (UP Diliman);Poetry in English – Catherine L Candano (AdMU), ArkayeKierulf (AdMU), Lourdes Marie S. La Viña (UPDiliman), Ma. Virginia M. Torres (UP Diliman); Poetry in Bikol – Jocelyn Alarcon Bisuña (Ateneo de NagaUniversity) & Victor Dennis T. Nierva (AdNU); Drama─ Layeta P. Bucoy (UP Los Baños) & Mae AngelicaTherese Heruela (UP Diliman).The Teaching Staff, for the first week (27 March to 2April), are: Victor Emmanuel D. Nadera Jr. (UP ICWDirector), Joi Barrios (Workshop Director), AmeliaLapena-Bonifacio, José Y. Dalisay Jr., BienvenidoLumbera, Carla M. Pacis (Workshop Coordinator), RolandB. Tolentino, Ricardo M. de Ungria & Rene O.Villanueva; for the second week (3-9 April): Nadera, Barrios, Gémino H. Abad, Virgilio S. Almario, J.Neil C. Garcia, Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, Charlson L.Ong & Jun Cruz Reyes.The Workshop Fellows are requested to confirm theirparticipation on or before 20 March. For inquiries call the UP ICW at 922-1830.