FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 3, 2009
Kristine Co & Melissa Sipin
TAYO Literary Magazine
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR TAYO LITERARY MAGAZINE
HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN, LOS ANGELES (June 2009) – The deadline for submissions is extended to June 15, 2009. TAYO is the first independent literary magazine dedicated to the creative expression of Filipino American youth. Every artistic expression in traditional media, published or unpublished, are accepted. They include poetry, analytical essays, philosophical essays, journal entries, blogs, short stories, digital art, drawings, graffiti, spoken word, photography, and paintings. Everyone interested in submitting should first email firstname.lastname@example.org. Guidelines and additional information are available at www.tayoliterarymag.com.
The TAYO Literary Magazine aims to empower and bring together Filipino American youth through the many different forms of creative art. By gathering differing expressions of Filipino American identity, from high school students to full-fledge adults, TAYO will paint an intricate anthology of the Filipino culture and community. It is presented by the Filipino American Library (FAL) and led by Co-Directors Kristine Co and Melissa Sipin. Sponsorship and advertisement opportunities are still available. Rates are Outside Back Cover 00, Inside Cover 0, Full Page 0, Half Page 0, and Quarter Page . For more information on sponsorships and advertisements, please contact FAL at email@example.com or 213-382-0488.
Founded on October 13, 1985 by “Auntie Helen” Agcaoili Summers Brown, FAL is the earliest and largest Filipino library in the country with a collection of over 6,000 titles. Its mission is to provide access to information and knowledge through the collection, preservation, and dissemination of a unique collection of Filipino American and Filipino reading material to those that seek knowledge. Through this collection and its community involvement, FAL seeks to provide access to cultural information and enrich America’s diverse cultural tapestry. FAL is located at 135 N. Park View St., Los Angeles, CA 90026. It is open Mondays-Fridays 1:00-5:00pm and by appointment. Online donations are accepted at www.filipinoamericanlibrary.org.
(For pictures to include for publication, please contact Kristine Co and Melissa Sipin as indicated above.)