Katitikan provides a platform for both Southern voices as traditionally understood in the scholarship, but also about scholarship that engages with the idea of the Philippines as a discourse on the South. There are no thematic requirements for the first, celebratory issue. Contributors may submit the following:
*Poems of not more than 70 lines each
*Short stories ranging from 1,000 to 4,000 words
*Flash fiction pieces ranging from 100 to 1,000 words
*A chapter of a novel, including novel synopsis, ranging from 2000 to 6000 words
*Essay and creative nonfiction ranging from 2500 to 4000 words
*One-act play, screenplay or an excerpt from a full-length play ranging from 10 to 40 pages
*Critical essays about Philippine Literature and/or the Philippine South ranging from 1500-5000 words in MLA format.
Entries may be written in Filipino, Binisaya or in English. Works in Hiligaynon, Waray, Chavacano, Maguindanaon and other Philippine languages, with Filipino, Binisaya and/or English translation, are also welcome. Previously published writing is accepted, as long as you retain full publishing rights to the work. Exceptions may be made to the above guidelines with respect to both merit and the editorial board?s consideration. Please indicate publications and publication date where the work/s have appeared.
Email your work in doc. or docx. format to firstname.lastname@example.org together with the author’s name, a short bionote and contact number (optional).