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How Poets Can Celebrate National Children's Book Month!

Write and submit a poem to this landmark anthology!

The editors of the forthcoming anthology of Philippine children’s poetry, Ginto’t Pilak, Namumulaklak: Antolohiya ng mga Tula, Berso at Awit Pambata sa Pilipinas, are extending their last day of submissions to July 31, 2013.

Any form of children’s poetry will be accepted (rhymed and metered, free verse, shape/form poetry, narrative poetry, etc.). The anthology will also accept submissions from other Philippine languages aside from Filipino, such as Iloko, Pangasinense, Pampango, Bikol, Hiligaynon, Cebuano/Bisaya, Waray, Chavacano, Tausug, etc., provided they have an accompanying translation in Filipino.

Writers are encouraged to write into poetry the colorful life, traditions, and culture of Filipino children wherever they are.

Email your poems to with the heading “SUBMISSION FOR ANTHOLOGY” or “TULANG PAMBATA” along with a biographical note and contact number.

Contributors are also encouraged to visit the anthology’s official Facebook account for further announcements.


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