Wednesday, March 28, 2007


Applicants are invited to participate in the upcoming LIRA Poetry Workshop. The Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA) is now accepting entries for its annual poetry workshop. The worshop will be held during the weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) of June and July 2007 at the College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

National Artist for Literature, Virgilio S. Almario, is the workshop facilitator.

If you are interested, please submit five poems in Filipino together with a short bio-data and a 1x1 picture to:

LIRA Workshop
c/o Dir. Vim Nadera
UP Institute of Creative Writing
2/F Bulwagang Rizal
UP Diliman, 1101 Q.C.

You may also email to before April 30, 2007.

About LIRA

LIRA is an organization of poets writing in Filipino. It conducts annual poetry writing workshops, covering topics from traditional Filipino poetry to post-modernism. From these poetry workshops sprung respected and award-winning poets like Vim Nadera, Romulo Baquiran, Michael Coroza and siblings, Rebecca and Roberto Anonuevo.

LIRA celebrated its 21st anniversary last December 2006. Beverly Siy is its current president. If you're trying to improve your poetry writing, check out the LIRA Poetry Workshop this year!

Note from the Writers Guild: If you need help, please do not hesitate to let us know. Our Poetry Editor Dai Miranda or Workshop Manager JP Canivel would be more than willing to assist you.

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