Ayala Museum and Filipinas Heritage Library to hold Creative Writing for Teens workshop

If you are a young adult (12 to 18 years old) with a knack for writing and storytelling, join the Ayala Museum’s Creative Writing for Teens workshop this summer. The classes are scheduled on April 2, 4, 9, and 11, 2013, 9 am to 12 nn at the Filipinas Heritage Library, 6th floor of the Ayala Museum. Tap your creative juices and hone your writing skills in the company of a facilitator and fellow aspiring writers. By the end of this workshop, you should be well on your way to writing your first story or poem.

Sandra Nicole Roldan, the facilitator for this workshop, works as assistant professor at the College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines, Diliman. She is a faculty member of the university’s Department of English and Comparative Literature. Besides doing her day job, Sandra is a freelance magazine contributor and English and writing trainer.

Sandra earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Studies: Creative Writing from UP Diliman, where she graduated magna cum laude in 1998. In 2006, she earned her certificate in Korean Language & Culture from the Korean Language and Culture Center of Korea University in South Korea. Then in 2010, she earned her Masters degree in Creative Writing, also from UP Diliman.

The workshop fee is Php 5,500.00 inclusive of handouts, materials, snacks, a certificate, one-day free admission to the museum and one-day free access to the library. The deadline for reservations is on March 22, 2013. A 5-percent discount will be given to those who will pay in full on or before the deadline. Ayala Acentives members can avail of a 10-percent discount. Payments can be made in cash, check, or through credit card. Discount does not apply to credit card transactions.

The Creative Writing for Teens class is part of the 2013 Summer Workshops at the Ayala Museum.


For inquiries, please call Marj Villaflores at 757-7117 to 21 local 25 or email or visit

The Ayala Museum is located at Makati Avenue cor. De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City. Museum hours are 9 am – 6 pm from Tuesdays to Fridays and 10 am – 7 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

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