Call for Nomination for the 23rd Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas


Living Filipino writers who have contributed outstanding works in any language currently used in the Philippines. Writers who have dedicated their lives and talents to the development, propagation, and promotion of any Philippine literature. Writers accepted and recognized by their peers or by their leaders for their significant pioneering work or their contribution to the enrichment of their particular literary form. Writers nominated by respected literary groups or institutions, by at least two members of the UMPIL Gawad Search Committee.


Each nomination must contain proper documentation or Requirements nominee’s literary career, his/her bio-data, and recent photo for nominations (passport size, four copies).


Nomination must be submitted on or before 30 June 2009 to the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas, c/o Institute of Creative Writing, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 1101.

Source : Panitikan

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