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Schedule for 56th UP National Writers Workshop

Schedule for 56th UP National Writers Workshop

56th UP National Writers Workshop

March 12-19, 2017

BP Makiling International, Los Baños, Laguna

 

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES

March 13

6:45 – 8:15 Breakfast

8:30 – 9:15 Welcome Remarks

9:15 – 10:15 Discussion on poetics and expectations

10:15 – 11:30 Session 1 Zeno Denolo (Moderator: Jun Cruz Reyes)

11:45 – 1:45 Lunch

2:00 – 3:45 Session 2 Karren Renz Seña (Moderator: Charlson Ong)

3:45 – 6:00 Break

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner

 

March 14

6:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 Session 3 Session Christa de la Cruz (Moderator: Luna Sicat Cleto)

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session 4 Arnie Mejia (Moderator: Eugene Y. Evasco)

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 – 3:45 Session 5 Alvin Ursua (Moderator: Virgilio Almario)

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner

 

March 15

6:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 Session 6 Arbeen Acuña (Moderator: Rolando Tolentino)

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session 7 Rogene Gonzales (Moderator: Vim Nadera)

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

1:00 – 4:00 Lecture UPLB (Lecturer: Jose Y. Dalisay, Jr.  + Wilfredo Pascual),

Departure of 1st Half Panelists and Arrival of 2nd Half Panelists

4:00-6:00 Free time/ Possible Special Activity

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner

 

March 16

6:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 Session 8 Charisse Paderna (Moderator Gemino Abad)

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session 9 Wilfredo Pascual (Moderator: Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo)

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 – 3:45 Paolo Enrico Melendez (Moderator: Isabelita Reyes)

3:45 – 6:30 Break and Early Dinner

6:30 – 9:00 Poetry Night (UPLB)

 

March 17

6:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 Session 11 Arvin Mangohig (Moderator: J. Neil Garcia)

10:15 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Session 12 Rowena Festin (Moderator: Bienvenido Lumbera)

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 – 4:00 Workshop Evaluation

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner

 

March 18

6:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 Free time/ Preparation for Closing Ceremonies

11:00 – 1:00 Lunch

2:00 – 5:00 Free time/ Preparation for Closing Ceremonies

6:00 – 8:00 Dinner and Closing Ceremonies

Fellows to the 56th UP National Writers Workshop Announced

Fellows to the 56th UP National Writers Workshop Announced

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the 56th UP National Writers Workshop to be held on March 12-19, 2017 at the BP International Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna. The UP ICW has selected twelve writers for the workshop, presided over by this year’s Workshop Director Vladimeir Gonzales.

The 2017 fellows are Arbeen Acuña (Fiction, Filipino), Christa De La Cruz (Poetry, Filipino), Zeno Denolo (Fiction, Filipino), Rowena Festin (Fiction, Filipino),  Rogene Gonzales (Fiction, Filipino), Arvin Mangohig (Poetry, English), Arnie Mejia (Creative Non Fiction, English), Paolo Enrico Melendez (Creative Non Fiction, English), Charisse-Fuschia Paderna (Poetry, English), Wilfredo Pascual (Creative Non Fiction, English), Karren Renz Seña (Fiction, English), and Alvin Ursua (Poetry, Filipino).

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