Palanca Awards’ last call for entries

The Carlos Palanca Foundation, sponsor and organizer of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards), announces that interested participants in this year’s competition have until 12:00 midnight of Tuesday, April 30, 2013 to submit their literary works.

The following are the regular categories of Palanca Awards: Novel, Short Story, Short Story for Children, Essay, Poetry, Poetry for Children, One-Act Play, and Full-length Play under the Palanca Awards’ English Division; Nobela, Maikling Kuwento, Maikling Kuwentong Pambata, Sanaysay, Tula, Tulang Pambata, Dulang May Isang Yugto, Dulang Ganap ang Haba, and Dulang Pampelikula under the Filipino Division; and Short Story-Cebuano, Short Story-Hiligaynon and Short Story-Iluko under the Regional Languages Division. Young writers below 17 years old may join the Kabataan Division, Palanca Awards’ special division. Contestants are allowed one entry per category.

Complete entries may be submitted at the Foundation’s Research Facility office at the 6/F, Unit 603 Park Trade Center Bldg., 1716 Investment Drive, Madrigal Business Park, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City with telephone number (02) 511-0003, or at Unit 3-G, 3/F, One Palanca Land (OPL) Bldg., 100 C. Palanca St., Legaspi Village, Makati City with telephone number (02) 843-8277.

Entries may also be entered online through the Palanca Awards official website at, except for Novel, Nobela and Dulang Pampelikula.

For further information, you may email

# # #