3rd WriteShop for Mekong Writers


If you have a story to share about development, ecology and society in the Mekong Region, we would like to hear from you.


The writeshop will bring together writers and researchers to build capacity to think critically, and produce a written story on current environmental and development issues in the Mekong Region. Less experienced writers especially will be provided help to plan and write their articles.

For successful applicants, all costs to attend the writeshop will be covered.

Application deadline is 28 December 2016.

Successful applicants will have to bring with you the key elements of your story (story ideas, photographs and quotes from interviews). By the end of the two-day WriteShop, which involves short lectures and mentored breakout groups with experienced writers, you will have to produce an article. Your article will be published on www.MekongCommons.org.

To apply (in English): submit (1) a 300-word summary of your proposed story; (2) one relevant photograph; (3) one quote from someone you interviewed who is in the story; (4) explain why this story is important to you; and, (5) a short biography (no more than 100 words) of your current work and/or study background.

Up to 15 places are available.

To apply or for inquiries, please contact Paw Sriprasit (paw@imekong.org)

Download the announcement flyer, click writeshop-iii_january-2017 (in PDF)


Organized by Mekong Commons & iMekong

Mekong Commons is an independent website for sharing and critical perspectives on current issues of development, ecology and society in the Mekong Region (www.mekongcommons.org).

iMekong is a journalism advocacy network working to improve media campaigns and journalism regarding socio-political and environmental issues in the Mekong Region (www.imekong.org).

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