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Umuulan ng Libro: Philippine Children’s Book Summit set for July 21

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:30 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) in partnership with the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) is hosting a literary summit that will focus on children’s content. Entitled "Umuulan ng Libro: Philippine Children’s Book Summit," it will be a gathering of authors, illustrators, publishers, educators, and librarians who are committed to this thriving aspect of the book publishing industry. One of our guest speakers will include winner of the Illustrator’s Award at the 2015 Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival, Wen Dee Tan.

NBDB and PBBY to hold “Umuulan ng Libro: Philippine Children’s Book Summit”

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 14:21 -- admin

In celebration of the 32nd National Children’s Book Day, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) in partnership with the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) will be holding a summit, entitled “Umuulan ng Libro: Philippine Children’s Book Summit,” on July 21, 2015 at the Elements at Centris in Quezon City.

Call for Applications: The 2015 NBDTF Grant (P200,000 each)

Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:58 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is calling for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund (NBDTF) Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25% of their manuscripts or research works for books. The chosen works will receive a grant of P200,000.00 each.

Manuscripts/research works for books should be on any of the following:
 
1. Local History and Culture (written in Filipino, English, or any Philippine language) 

NBDB hosts AK/DA: Araw ng Aklat at Copyright 2015

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 11:18 -- admin

Please join us as we celebrate World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, 10:00am, at the Level 3 Atrium, SM Aura, Taguig City. Dubbed as AK/DA: Araw ng Aklat at Copyright, this day pays tribute to all authors and promotes a deeper respect for their copyright. One of the highlights of this event is the public launching of our first batch of Book Champions and IP Ambassadors, who have all committed to actively support the campaign of NBDB and IPOPHL all throughout the year.

Call for nominations to the 34th National Book Awards

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 15:49 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) are calling upon all NBDB-registered publishers to submit their nominations for the National Book Awards 2015. Nominated titles in Filipino and English published within 2014 are eligible for the award. As in previous years, a third language is included for nominated titles in the Literary Division.

National Book Development Trust Fund Grant now accepting applications

Tue, 12/23/2014 - 20:42 -- admin

As part of its celebration of Philippine Book Development Month, the National Book Development Board - Philippines (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, has launched a call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund (NBDTF) Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25% of their manuscripts or research works for books.

Call for applications: The 2015 National Book Development Trust Fund Grant

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:29 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is calling upon authors/organizations with manuscripts or research works for books to apply for the National Book Development Trust Fund (NBDTF) Grant for 2015. The chosen manuscripts will receive a grant of P200,000.00 each. Manuscript/s for books should be on any of the following:

The Pressing Issue: The 5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit all set for November 12 to 14

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:30 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) continually finds ways to increase Filipino’s awareness of the richness of our own arts and literature. We spearhead the annual summit in November, considered one of the most prestigious book-related events in the country.

NBDB highlights book publishing issues in The Pressing Issue

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 14:51 -- admin

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) presents The Pressing Issue: The 5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit (PILF-BIS) on November 12 to 14, 2014 at the Bayanihan Center, Pioneer Street, Pasig City. Topics on the sustainability of the book industry amidst ASEAN integration and globalization, plus other pressing issues will be the focus of the discussions.

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