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Showing posts from November 29, 2011

Call for Submissions - HORROR: Fantastic Filipino Fiction for Young Adults

Editors Dean Francis Alfar (publisher of the Philippine Speculative Fiction anthologies) and Kenneth Yu (publisher of Philippine Genre Stories) announce a call for short fiction submissions for HORROR: Fantastic Filipino Fiction for Young Adults. Fantastic Filipino Fiction for Young Adults is a new annual anthology series, with the first volume focusing on horror, and launching in mid-2012. Submissions must be: 1. in the horror genre or contain strong horror elements 2. written with the young adult reader in mind (from 10 – 18 years old) and feature a young adult character (or characters) 3. cognizant of the themes and concerns of young adult fiction (coming of age, identity, belonging, a sense of wonder, a love for adventure, angst, concerns over school, challenges of youth, family issues, relationships to authority figures, sexuality, experimentation, peer pressure, bullying, among many others) – without being didactic and/or boring 4. written in English 5. authored by Filipinos or t

More Awesomeness

Here are some of the Best Teen Books of 2011 !!! I.M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place and Purpose by Jill Rubalcaba (Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb) Island's End by Padma Venkatraman (Putnam Juvenile) Mangaman , written by Barry Lyga and illustrated by Colleen Doran (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children)