The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) now on its 7th year

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 05:22 -- admin

The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) is a landmark project of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) that celebrates literature and promotes best publishing practices through discourse on issues of authorship and readership shaping the local book industry. Since its inception in 2010, the festival has become a major gathering and focal point for authors, illustrators, publishers, and literature lovers in the Philippines and beyond.

Polish your masterpiece now as 66th Palanca Awards issues last call for entries

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 05:18 -- admin

​​​Aspiring Palanca awardees only have until the end of the month to polish their masterpieces as its organizer and sponsor, the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., has announced its last call for entries. Contenders are urged to submit before the deadline at midnight of April 30, 2016.

3in1 para sa TAYSAN

Thu, 04/21/2016 - 05:12 -- admin

Ang “3in1 para sa TAYSAN” ay isang Fund Raising Cultural Event para sa agarang pagpapalaya sa mga bilanggong politikal na TAYSAN 3. Makiisa at tunghayan ang isang gabi ng mga awitin at kultural na pagtatanghal ng mga musikero’t artista, art raffle ng mga likhang obra ng mga sikat at kontemporaryong visual artists, at lugawan. Layunin ng aktibidad na makalikom ng sapat na pondo para sa piyansa ng TAYSAN 3 na umaabot sa halagang P2.124 milyon.

National conference on Cebuano language and literature to be held at the USC

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 13:34 -- admin

The USC Cebuano Studies Center in cooperation with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) will host the national conference on Cebuano language and literature on April 25-27, 2016 at the Gansewinkel Hall, University of San Carlos, Cebu City.The conference aims to address the issues and challenges of Cebuano language and literature in the struggle to improve the languages and literatures of the Philippines.

"Talasalitaan" ng isang eleksiyon sa UP Diliman

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:27 -- admin

Itinataguyod ng UP Sentro ng Wikang Filipino-Diliman (UP SWF-Diliman) sa pakikipagtulungan ng Komite sa Wika ng Kolehiyo ng Komunikasyong Pangmadla, UP Diliman ang regular nitong  talakayan na Talasalitaan na may temang “Wika ng Midya at Kultura ng Eleksiyon” sa Abril 28, 2016, 2016 (Huwebes) sa ganap na 2:00-4:00 ng hapon sa Kolehiyo ng Komunikasyong Pangmadla, UP Diliman, Lungsod Quezon.  Bahagi rin ang programang ito para sa pagdiriwang ng Linggo ng Kolehiyo ng Komunikasyong Pangmadla.

Call for submissions to Literary Apprentice 2017

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:20 -- admin

The UP Writers Club is the University of the Philippines’ finest literary organization since its inception in 1927. The organization pushes for innovation and transformation, while continuing to recognize and uphold its traditions. In line with its 90th anniversary, the UP Writers Club will be publishing the 2017 Literary Apprentice with the theme of Resistance. Works with radical content or with concepts that are currently deemed too unusual or experimental by mainstream publishers are encouraged.

UMPIL Congress on April 30

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:17 -- admin

In celebration of the National Literature Month, the Unyon ng Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) will hold its National Writers Congress on April 30, 2016, 8 am to 5 pm, at the Faura Hall AVR, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City.

The congress consists of a writers forum in the morning, and the awarding ceremonies of the annual Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Francisco Balatas, Gawad Paz Marquez Benitez, and Gawad Pedro Bucaneg, in the afternoon. 

A new set of UMPIL officers will also be elected during the congress and application for new members will be processed.

Call for submissions para sa Taas-Kamao: Mga Radikal na Kuwentong Pambata

Wed, 04/13/2016 - 15:21 -- admin

Matagal nang pinupuna ang panitikang pambata sa Pilipinas bilang “masyadong wholesome” o kaya nama’y hiwalay sa tradisyong makabayan ng panitikang Filipino. Nananatiling hadlang sa kapangahasan ng mga aklat pambata ang paniniwalang ito’y “para lamang sa mga bata” at sa mahigpit na pagbabantay ng mga institusyon gaya ng pamilya, paaralan, at simbahan. Ang proyektong ito ay tugon sa kakulangan ng pag-akda ng mga radikal, eksperimental, at rebolusyonaryong kuwento para sa mga bata.

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