Paglulunsad ng tatlong bagong aklat ng mga Resident Fellow ng UST CCWLS

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 17:24 -- admin

Inaanyayahan ng UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS) ang lahat na dumalo sa TABAS NG DILA, ang ikatlong kabanata ng UST Authors Series. Dito ilulunsad ang tatlong bagong aklat ng mga Resident Fellow ng UST CCWLS, ang TITSER PANGKALAWAKAN (Visprint, Inc.) ni Joselito D. Delos Reyes, ISANG GABI SA QUEZON AVENUE AT IBA PANG KUWENTO (UP Press) ni Mar Anthony Simon dela Cruz, at KUMPISAL: MGA KUWENTO (UST Publishing House) ni Chuckberry J. Pascual. 

An Overview of Philippine Speculative Fiction

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:49 -- admin

by Joseph F. Nacino

Any overview of Philippine Speculative Fiction needs to look at not only at its current shape and form but also the context of its rise. 

Thus, it may seem that Philippine Speculative Fiction had its start in 2005 when writer Dean Francis Alfar came out with the first volume of the Philippine Speculative Fiction series. However, there were already a number of stories in Philippine literature published before 2005 that would fit in the same category. 

From Sidewalks to Cyberspace: A History of Komiks

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 11:09 -- admin

by Emil M. Flores

The komiks, long part Philippine popular culture, has gone through a number of phases. What was once known as the “literature of the masses” since the 1950s practically disappeared in the new millennium. Now, through the efforts of dedicated creators, the komiks has found new life in the digital age. 

The Komik Strip and Komiks Magasin

     The first comic strip by a Filipino is “The Monkey and the Tortoise” by Jose Rizal published in Truebner’s Record in London in 1889. It was part of a piece on Asian folktales.

Learn how to create your own comic book with Carlo Vergara

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:38 -- admin

Create your own comic book with Carlo Vergara (creator of Zsazsa Zaturnnah, Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady) in this fascinating workshop which will leave you insipred and raring to write and draw.

Now, you can also create something super from one of the best comic book authors today. The workshop will be on August 22, 2015 from 5-8PM at Common Room, Katipunan.

Limited slots only! Email for inquiries.

‘GAGAMBEKS at mga Kuwentong Waratpad’ book launch

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 13:22 -- admin

Mark Angeles will be launching his fiction book ‘GAGAMBEKS at mga Kuwentong Waratpad’ on August 27, 1-5pm, at the University of the Philippines, College of Mass Communication Auditorium.

The book features the bromance story of Angelo Ballesteros with his friend from childhood known as Coco Martin, who first teased him as Gagambeks, and his hostage taker named Enrique Gil. Other stories center on unionism, assassination, caregiving, kidney selling, suicide, agimat and the Katipunan, and child labor.

National Books Store to hold the Great Warehouse Sale

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:46 -- admin

National Books Store will offer up to 90% off on books, supplies and gift items at the Great Warehouse Sale. From August 13 to 18, 9am to 8pm, the NBS at Quezon Avenue corner Scout Borromeo and Panay Avenue will play host to the droves of book lovers who wait for the Great Warehouse Sale.

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Call for Entries for anthologies of Southeast Asian Urban Writing: HEAT FLESH TRASH*

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 17:31 -- admin

Call for Entries

3 Anthologies of Southeast Asian Urban Writing:




Deadline for Entries: 31 August 2015.

Editors: Dean Francis Alfar, Khairani Barokka, Marc de Faoite, Cassandra Khaw, Ng Yi-Sheng & Angeline Woon

- Fiction or Creative Nonfiction

INDIEKET: The Komikon Grand Independent Komiks Market set for August 15

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:30 -- admin

KOMIKON, Inc. is celebrating its 10th year of organizing the biggest and longest running local comic book convention in the country. What started out as an annual event in 2005, KOMIKON now hold three events a year: The Annual Komiks Convention, Summer Komikon & the Indieket. The Indieket is a smaller event held every August since 2012. It focuses more on independent local creators, with more of a “tiangge” feel.

Dungug Kinaray-a Inc.Padya Dungug Kinaray-a 9 (2015) Giya kag Pagsurundan

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 16:04 -- admin

1. Ang paindis-indis bukas para sa tanan, magluwas sa mga katapo kang Dungug Kinaray-a Inc. para sa tuig 2015.

2. Ang paindis-indis may tatlo ka katigoriya: (a) Mamugu nga Sugidanun, (b) Sugidanun Pangbata, kag (k) Binalaybay.

3. Ang pasakup kinahanglan nasulat sa Kinaray-a, wara nakaagi daug sa iban nga paindis-indis, kag orihinal nga obra kang tagsulat nga wara pa nabalhag sa papil. Indi pagbatunon ang pasakup nga ginlikwat (adapt) ukon ginbadbad (translate) sa Kinaray-a halin sa iba nga linggwahi.


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