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Basic Creative Writing with Anna Felicia Sanchez

Ayala Museum presents



6PM – 9PM | Ayala Museum

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at writing stories, poems, or memoirs but don’t quite know where to start, then this course is for you. Basic Creative Writing will not only explore fundamental writing skills and techniques but also provide participants with opportunities to read, think, and critique as writers. They will experience producing very short drafts then developing them into completed work. Participants will learn to find inspiration in both the extraordinary and the mundane, and to cultivate a writer’s sensitivity to language and imagery as conveyors of meaning.

About the Facilitator

Anna Felicia Sanchez has won a Palanca award for a full-length play and Philippines Free Press prizes for her short stories. She is the author of the fiction collections How to Pacify a Distraught Infant: Stories (2017) and Frog Leap and Other Stories (2005). She also writes speculative fiction, with one of her recent stories appearing in the internationally published Accessing the Future: A Disability-Themed Speculative Fiction Anthology. As Anna Ishikawa, Sanchez wrote the novellas Odd Girl Out (2006), Glamour Games (2007), and Where Your Dream Comes True (2008). An alumna of the UP, Silliman, and MSU-Iligan National Writers Workshops, she is currently working on a collection of memoiristic essays for her dissertation project. She has been teaching literature and creative writing courses for over a decade in the University of the Philippines, where she is an assistant professor.

The workshop fee is P 5,500.00 inclusive of materials, handouts, snacks, a certificate, one day free admission to the museum and one day free access to the library. The deadline for reservations is on December 30, 2017. A 5-percent discount will be given to those who pay in full on or before the deadline. Ayala Museum and Acentive members can also avail of a 10-percent discount.

Payments can be made in cash, check, or through credit card.
*Discounts do not apply to credit card transactions.

For inquiries, please call Marj at 759-8288 local 25, email

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