Submission Form

The Davao Writers Guild invites submissions of short stories, essays, and poems from Mindanao-born or Mindanao-based writers. Submissions may be in English, Binisaya, Tagalog, or any Mindanawon language (with accompanying translation), and can be about any topic.

Works accepted for publication will be published on Sunstar.Davao and Dagmay.Online. Published works exceeding 1,000 words will be serialized in SunStar.Davao, but will appear in its complete version on the Dagmay website.

About yourself




Please keep the bio short, and emphasize your place of birth, course and school, or present occupation.

Your submission

All submissions must be in pure text as we are no longer accepting attachments. Separate paragraphs and stanzas with empty lines. If your work needs additional formatting, please use markdown syntax.




By sending your submission, you attest that you are the author and copyright holder of your work. Further, you grant the Davao Writers Guild and Sun.Star Davao limited rights to publish your work on this web site and in the Sunday edition of Sun.Star Davao. The copyright for the work remains with you.