Gonzalez Award now open
The NVM Gonzalez Award is now open to all Filipino writers
in English for the Best Published Short-Story of the year.
Short-stories in English published within the period of October
16, 2001 to September 30, 2002 are eligible. The deadline
for submission is October 15, 2002.
All editors of university and college journals
and magazines, as well as editors of national magazines, are
also encouraged to submit their choice of entries for the
Entries must be submitted in six (6) copies
of the manuscript (typed written double spaced), including
one (1) original published form, and the author's profile
to: NVM Awards, c/o aklat@la-ru-an, 2/F FBR Arcade, 317 Katipunan
Ave., Loyola Heights, Q.C. 1108.
For inquiries call 435-4573 (10 a.m.- 6
p.m.) or e-mail the organizers at email@example.com.
The Award honors the late National Artist
for Literature NVM Gonzalez' abiding love for the short story,
and seeks to preserve and encourage excellence in this genre
among Filipino Writers. His evocative imagery and sympathetic
portrayals of humble Filipinos altered the course of Filipino
writing in English.