Calling all writers and aspiring Palanca awardees! With the deadline for submission set on 31 May 2018 until 6 pm ONLY, participants are highly encouraged to send in their entries now.

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Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your entries to the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. As a reminder, you may submit only one entry per category. This year’s Palanca Awards is accepting entries for 20 categories:

English Division – Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry Written for Children, One-act Play, and Full-length Play;

Filipino Division – Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tulang Para sa mga Bata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula;

Regional Languages Division – Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon, and Short Story-Ilokano;

Kabataan Division – Kabataan Essay and Kabataan Sanaysay

Kabataan Essay: “How will you encourage the Filipino youth to read more books?”

Kabataan Sanaysay: “Paano mo hihikayatin ang mga kabataang Pilipino na magbasa pa ng mga aklat?”

Entries may be submitted directly or by mail or courier to the Palanca Foundation office at Ground Floor, Greenbelt Excelsior Bldg., 105 C. Palanca Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City.

Winners will be honored in a special ceremony later this year.

For more information, visit the website or contact / (632) 843-8277. Look for Ms. Leslie Layoso.