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NDBD calls for submission for inclusion in Bookwatch 2020

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NDBD calls for submission for inclusion in Bookwatch 2020

QUEZON CITY, July 29 (PIA) –The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is calling on writers, authors, illustrators, and content creators to send to them everyday anecdotes of observations, narratives, and experiences of  time during quarantine. This will be part of the upcoming online special edition of Bookwatch 2020.

Contributions can be written in any Philippine language, or in English. Formats may be: journal entries, long-form essays, photographs, photo essays, short stories, poetry, graphic art, comics, or any other content based genre.

Mechanics for the submissions are as follows:

– Journal entries (in any Philippine language or English, at least 800-1000 words)

– Long-form essays (in any Philippine language or English, 2000-5000 words)

– Photographs (up to 10pix, in JPG/PNG, at least 3MB at 150dpi, with accompanying 100-word description of the work)

– Photo essay (6pix to 10pix, in JPG/PNG, at least 3MB at 150dpi, with accompanying 300-word essay)

– Poetry (in any Philippine language or English, at least 12 lines)

– Graphic art (in JPG/PNG, at least 3MB at 150dpi, with accompanying 100-word description of the work)

– Short stories (in any Philippine language or English, at least 1000 words)

– Comics (at least 27 frames, in JPG/PNG, at least 3MB at 150dpi)

The deadline for the first batch of contributions is 07 August 2020.

Each approved contribution will receive an honorarium of P5,000.00 subject to applicable government taxes.

Each individual/contributor/stakeholder will only be allowed one submission for the duration of the project.

Please send your contributions to helpdesk@nbdb.gov.ph.

The NBDB sees the importance of gathering narratives and connecting it to the collective memory and cultural experiences of Filipinos during this extraordinary time. For details you may visit:  https://www.facebook.com/nbdb.phil

 

   

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