Fellows chosen for the 54th Silliman University National Writers Workshop slated for May 11—29

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 15:45 -- admin

The 54th edition of the Silliman University National Writers Workshop is slated to start on 11 May 2015 at the Rose Lamb Sobrepeña Writers Village in Camp Look-out, Valencia, Negros Oriental.
Twelve writers from all over the Philippines have been accepted as regular workshop fellows.

UST CCWLS to conduct 2nd Thomasian Undergraduate Writers' Workshop

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:34 -- admin

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS) announces that it is accepting applications to its second UST CCWLS Thomasian Undergraduate Writers’ Workshop which be held on June 3-5, 2015, at the Bulwagang Rogge, G/F Benavides Bldg., UST. Fifteen (15) slots are available for bona fide students of the Pontifical University. This Workshop is part of an on-going program intended to discover and nurture beginning writers belonging to the University’s different colleges, a program that the Rector Magnificus, Rev. Fr. Herminio V.

UST Literary Journal Call for Contributions

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 11:26 -- admin

Tomás, the official peer-reviewed literary journal of the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies, is now accepting contributions to the sixth issue of its second volume.

Writers, critics, photographers and artists may submit the following for consideration: fiction (short stories, novel excerpts), a suite of five poems, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, essays (literary, critical), photo essays, drawings and sketches.

Parangal Para Kay Cirilo series of events set

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 16:48 -- admin

Let's Celebrate -- The Cirilo F. Bautista Event

Parangal Para Kay Cirilo

Launching of Things Happen: Poems 2012 
(University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2014)
by Cirilo F. Bautista

Reading Bautista
The Readers: Gemino Abad, Alice Sun Cua, Carlomar Arcangel Daoana, Marjorie Evasco, Dinah Roma, Alfred Yuson

KOMIKET all set for Easter Sunday

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 15:47 -- admin

The 1st Filipino Komiks Market or the KOMIKET is all set and ready to launch this Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the Elements Centris (EDSA cor. Quezon Avenue). DON’T MISS OUT!

Whether you’re a curious komiks newbie or a voracious book reader, come and join the fun—discover a Filipino komikbook this Easter. Get first dibs of the newest releases, meet and greet the artists, and hundreds of komikbooks to choose from!

SUPPORT FILIPINO KOMIKS.Komiket aims to help cultivate, promote and recognize local talent in Philippine Komiks, and give more opportunities for creators to share their works to more readers.It’s only an MRT ride away to a fun and exciting way to spend Easter. 

The Cirilo F. Bautista Prize for the Novel deadline extended to 15 May 2015

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 15:03 -- admin


  • This competition is open to Filipino citizens of all ages, published or yet-to-be published writers.
  • The entry is one (1) unpublished novel, an original work, in English or Filipino. The theme is open. All genres are acceptable. Total word count of the novel should not go beyond 125,000 words.
  • Only one (1) entry per contestant will be accepted. Entry must be the author’s own, which has not previously been published in any form (including self-publication). The entry must contain the title of the novel and the author’s pseudonym.

The University of the Philippines Press to celebrate 50th anniversary this year

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 14:01 -- admin

The University of the Philippines Press is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. It has lined up special events the whole year long for its golden year,

2015 Calendar of Events

March 2–31        
Month-long Anniversary Sale        

March 23    
Special One-Day Sale
UP Press Bookstore Diliman

March 19        
The UP Roundtable on Myth and Writing
In Honor of Dr. Damiana L. Eugenio

Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman, 2:00 p.m.

Call for for proposals/expressions of interest in 'Against The Grain: Dissidence, Dissonance, and Difference in Asia-Pacific Writing and Translation'

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 09:56 -- admin

Manila, 22-25 October 2015

We invite presentation proposals for the 8th international gathering of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators (APWT), a multifaceted conference organized this year in the Philippines with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the University of the Philippines. Sponsors include De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, the British Council, Ateneo de Manila University, Anvil Publishing, and (tbc) Conspiracy Café.

KK Reading Series presents Raymond John de Borja and Tilde Acuña

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 14:59 -- admin

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with the Rizal Library, Fine Arts Program, and Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP)—will be hosting craft talks and readings by Raymond John de Borja and Tilde Acuña. The event will be on Mar. 2, 2015, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 4/f new Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University.


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