The Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Award announces that it is accepting entries to this year's food writing contest. The theme forAward 2008 is MERIENDA, the in-between meals taken mid-afternoon.
The essay must be in English, not less than 4,500 characters nor more than5,000 characters or 800 words, printed on two pages of bond paper, double-spaced.All entries must use a pen name. Accompany the essay with a separateenvelope containing the Author's Information Sheet revealing your
(2) pen name;
(3) residential address and telephone number;
(4)business address and telephone number, if you work;
(5) cell phone number.
Deadline for submission is August 31, 2008. Submit the printed entry together with a digital copy (Word file or rtf-rich text format on a CD) and the Author's Information Sheet to:
DOREEN GAMBOA FERNANDEZ FOOD WRITING AWARD 2008
Gastronomy Group, 14/F ELJ Communications Center
ABS-CBN Mother Ignacia cor.
Eugenio Lopez Jr. Ave.Quezon City 1103
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 412-8507. The first prize winner gets P10,000. The runner up gets P5,000.
Expect gift certificates as well from bookstores, publishing houses and restaurants. Announcement of winners will be in September 2008.