Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Writing Workshops At The Filipinas Heritage Library

Here's the coming schedule of writing workshops at The Filipinas Heritage Library:

ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING
September 22, 29, October 6, 13, and 20, 2010
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Speaker : Ms. Conchitina R. Cruz

What inspires you to write? Explore the depths of your imagination through the Advanced Creative Writing workshop offered by the Filipinas Heritage Library. Understand the nuances of fiction and non-fiction, and create your own story!

The workshop facilitator Ms. Conchitina Cruz is currently a professor for creative writing at the Department of English and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines in Diliman. She is a Palanca Awardee and won the National Book Award for Poetry.

Participants will be required to submit a written piece upon registration to be used in the workshop.

The workshop fee is P 5,500.00 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, and a certificate. Deadline of reservation is September 15, 2010. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who will pay in full or before September 10, 2010. Payment is non-refundable.

Payments can be given in cash, check, or through credit card. Payment is non-refundable.

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis at 892-1801 loc. 27, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or email deasis.ms(at)ayalafoundation(dot)org, or visit www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.


BASIC MEMOIR WRITING
September 20, 27, and 28, 2010
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Speaker : Dr. Rosario C. Lucero

Everyone has a story to tell. After all, life is filled with rich and vivid experiences. Find out how to record your memories with "Life Sketches", an introductory memoir-writing course that will help you transform your life's stories into effective and beautiful narratives.

The workshop speaker Dr. Rosario Cruz- Lucero teaches Philippine literature and creative writing at the Departmento ng Filipinio at Panitikang Pilipino and at the Department of English Studies and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines, Diliman, where she obtained her AB, MA, and Ph.D. degrees.

She took postgraduate studies at Oxford University, England on a British Council grant, and at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on a Ford Foundation grant. She has conducted an observation tour of ASEAN universities on an Asian Foundation grant; and received a writing fellowship for Lavigny, Switzerland.

Participants will be required to submit a written piece upon registration to be used in the workshop. Participants of previous Memoir Writing Workshops can participate during the workshop portion.

The workshop fee is P 3,500.00 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, and a certificate. Deadline of reservation is September 15, 2010. A 5 percent discount will be given to those who will pay in full or before September 10, 2010. Payment is non-refundable.

Payments can be given in cash, check, or through credit card. Payment is non-refundable.

For inquiries, please call Joy de Asis at 892-1801 loc. 27, send an SMS to 0917-561-2413, or email deasis.ms(at)ayalafoundation(dot)org, or visit www.filipinaslibrary.org.ph.

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