Thursday, August 09, 2007

NCCA Announces Acceptance of Entries to the 2007 NCCA Writers' Prize

From NCAA:

Executive Director Cecile Guidote-Alvarez of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) announces the acceptance of entries to the 2007 NCCA Writers’ Prize.

The NCCA Writers’ Prize is a biennial grant awarded to six (6) writers, one for each of the following categories: novel, short stories (including children’s stories), poetry, drama, essay (English) and literary biography (English/Filipino). The grant, in the amount of TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND PESOS gross, will assist the grantee during the writing stage of the project. The grant is good for one year, after which a manuscript of the writing project will be submitted to the NCCA for possible publication or staging.

Complete competition guidelines may be downloaded from the NCCA website:

Entries shall be accepted starting June 1 to December 31, 2007.

For queries, please call Frances S. Alincastre, tel. No. 527-21-92, local 309 or e-mail:


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