For fiction: Belle Dominique T. Sunga (Davao City), Jeany Mae Macalam (Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon), Akiko Jane Cortel (Naawan, Misamis Oriental), Czarina Lanes (Davao City), and Jeopril Jane Pableo (Digos City).
For the essay and play, respectively: Ma. Jocedel A. Zulita (Davao City) and Norman Ralph Isla (General Santos City)
For poetry: Stella Acosta (Davao City), Ram C. Manlatican (Davao City), Genica Mijares (Davao City), Mike Ariel P. Plaza (Butuan City), Saquina Karla Guiam (General Santos City), and Krishna Zarate (Davao City).
The panelists this year are Dr. Macario D. Tiu, Jhoanna Lynn Cruz, Nino Soria de Veyra, John Bengan, and special guest writer Dr. Rosario Cruz-Lucero. Workshop Director is Julian dela Cerna, assisted by Dom Cimafranca.
The 2015 Davao Writers Workshop is organized by the Davao Writers Guild in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture & the Arts (NCCA) and the University of the Philippines Mindanao, and will be held at Lispher Inn, Matina, Davao City.
Opening ceremony on October 27 will be at 9:30 AM, and the following days of the workshop will start with a craft lecture from each panelist, the topics of which will be announced later. The sessions are open to those interested to listen and meet the writers.