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Call for Entries to the 62nd Palanca Awards

The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the Philippines' longest-running literary competition, aims to help develop Philippine literature by providing incentives for writers to craft their most outstanding literary works, serving as a treasury of Philippine literary gems, and assisting in the dissemination of Philippine literature to the public.

Writers may now submit their entries for this year's competition, in categories including:

English Division - Short Story for Children

English Division - Poetry for Children

Filipino Division - Maikling Kuwentong Pambata

Filipino Division - Tulang Pambata

English Kabataan Division (writers below 18 years old) - Kabataan Essay: “In the advent of e-books, do I still consider printed books to be an important part of education?”

Filipino Kabataan Division (writers below 18 years old) - Kabataan Sanaysay: “Sa paglaganap ng e-books, maituturing ko pa bang mahalagang bahagi ng edukasyon ang mga nakalimbag na aklat?”

The competition is op…