The 18th IYAS La Salle National Writers? Workshop will be held on April 22 ? 28, 2018 at the Balay Kalinungan, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City. IYAS is organized by the University of St. La Salle and supported by De La Salle University Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center, the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) and the National Commission for Culture & the Arts. The workshop director is Marjorie Evasco. The panel is composed of Ronald Baytan, Susan S. Lara, Grace Monte de Ramos, John Iremil Teodoro, and Em Mendez.
The workshop fellowship screening committee accepts creative work in Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Filipino and English. Fellowships are awarded by genre and by language. Creative writing entries that explore human relations with the environment will be given preference for these fellowships. Ten-Fifteen (10-15) applicants will be chosen for the fellowships, which will include transportation subsidy and board and lodging.