PROFernalia is back! See you on Friday, December 13, from 10 AM to 5 PM at the Faculty Center Galleria. Books and baked goods, and a whole lot more are up for sale. So if you're looking for Christmas gifts and goodies, this is the best place for you.
In a country where singing has become a national sport and pastime, it is not unusual to find rows of KTV bars and karaoke machines in every home. In fact, most Filipino social gatherings lead to a glass shattering karaoke sing off shared by friends and family.
Writers Night 2013, the annual gathering of writers and literature lovers at the UP Diliman, began with the announcement of the winner for the 13th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Bulwagang Rizal, on December 6. Poet Allan Pastrana won for Body Haul. Four other UST Publishing House authors were included as finalists out of a total of six: Silver Fish, Hook of Moon by Neal Imperial; After the Body Displaces Water by Daryll Delgado; Agueda: A Ballad of Stone and Wind by Anna Maria L. Harper; and, Falling Into the Manhole: A Memoir by John Jack Wigley. Have by poet Marc Gaba was also nominated. Pastrana is also an alumnus of the UST's Conservatory of Music, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Music Literature.
On hand to award Pastrana (pictured above, right) the winner's check worth P50,000 were writers Erlinda Panlilio (center), representative for the Madrigal-Gonzalez family, and Jose "Butch" Dalisay (left), UP ICW director. Award-winning fictionist Charlson Ong, award-winning poet Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, and Prof. Shirley O. Lua, director of the Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center of De La Salle University, made up this year’s panel of judges.
The Silliman University National Writers Workshop is now accepting applications for the 53rd National Writers Workshop to be held 5—23 May 2014 at the Silliman University Rose Lamb Sobrepeña Writers Village. This Writers Workshop is offering twelve fellowships to promising writers in the Philippines who want to have a chance to hone their craft and refine their style. Fellows will be provided housing, a modest stipend, and a subsidy to partially defray costs of their transportation.
We have a nifty little widget on the right hand side of the page, which tells us how many days are left till the ReaderCon. As of today, we have 21 days. That’s three weeks! We hope you’re excited, because we definitely are! If you’re not too excited, perhaps you’d like to check out the updated program with the confirmed panelists and facilitators for the day?
The literary and youth volunteer group Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), in partnership with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), will hold the 31st edition of its nationwide seminar-workshop series, “Sining ng Tugma, Sukat, at Talinghaga” (STST; Art of Rhyme, Meter, and Metaphor) at the Ecotech Center, Lahug, Cebu City on December 7-8, 2013.
Manila, Philippines (03 December 2013) -- In partnership with the National Book Development Board, Save the Children will gather book publishing experts, early childhood care and development specialists, and educators for a half-day conference that focuses on the publication of age-appropriate and culturally specific books for Filipino children in their early years.
Van Gogh is Bipolar calls out to all Sorrowful Souls, Tragic Teens, Melancholic Men and Women, Forlorn Friends and Lovers, and the Lost, the Hurt, the Messed Up.
Welcome to The Sanctuary Garden, an open healing space and accommodates 12 persons at a time. Feel free to sit, take a nap, write poetry, share, chat, and express yourself.
We encourage you to leave little artworks which you can hang, leave notes, your poetry, whatever your form of expression.
Strictly NOT allowed: meetings / business dealings / tsismis.
Kritika Kultura (KK), the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies, and the Ateneo Center for English Language Teaching (ACELT) will co-organize a national literature teaching conference in line with the enhanced basic education curriculum, also known as the K-12 on 15 February 2014, at Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University.
Time is of the essence. Heights is now accepting submissions for this school year's seniors folio! The call for submissions is open to all Loyola Schools seniors.
Submit your written works and artworks by January 18, 2014, 11:59 p.m.
The folio will be distributed during graduation.