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An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian writing


We are looking for original, unpublished prose (non-fiction or fiction) as well as poetry or works in hybrid forms for the upcoming anthology.


“Becoming Filipina/Filipino/Filipinix in Canada”

Topics may include but not limited to: Life in Canada as immigrants, as “Third culture kids,” Work and Working Lives, History, Culture and Traditions (Old and New), Finding Self, Finding Community, Old Country, New Country, Being Mixed-race.

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2022

Word count up to 6,000 words. Authors must be of Filipino ancestry and identify as Filipina/Filipino/Filipinx, be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

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Vancouver-based journalist Teodoro ‘Ted’ Alcuitas, playwright and author C.E. Gatchalian and Toronto-based poet Patria Rivera.

Publisher: Cormorant Books

Acknowledgment: Canada Council for the Arts