Wednesday, January 11, 2006

The 1st Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards

The 1st Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards is accepting
entries for two categories: short fiction (the
Gregorio Brillantes Award) and comics (the Alex Nino
Award). For the latter, the work must be either
science-fiction, fantasy or horror; for the latter,
the theme is open and all artwork must be in

For guidelines and queries, please visit the Fully
Booked website at

Conceived by Neil Gaiman and Fully Booked, the prizes
are 100,000 pesos for the first place in each
category. According to the award-winning
writer/co-creator of popular comic Sandman, "there is
a strong tradition of realism in Filipino literature,
I want to encourage Filpino unrealism."

The deadline is Feb. 28, 2006.

Erwin Romulo
Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards