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.
The UP Institute of Creative Writing and the National Book Development Board will hold the “Text in the City”: The 4th Philippine International Literary Festival at the University of the Philippines Diliman on 14 November 2013 from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Claro M. Recto Hall and several rooms in the College of Arts and Letters, the Faculty Center and the Vargas Museum.
The National Book Development Board and the UP Institute of Creative Writing invites you to “Text in the City”: The 4th Philippine International Literary Festival at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.
The day-long event will be held on 14 November 2013, Thursday at Faculty Center, UP Diliman.
Registration starts at 9:00 am. The event is free and open to the public.
The De La Salle University Department of Literature, in cooperation with NBDB, will be conducting "Teaching in the City," a STORYTELLING WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS (Pre-elementary, Elementary, Highschool/College levels) FOR FREE on NOVEMBER 12, 2013, from 10 AM to 6 PM, at De La Salle University-Manila. The workshop will include free lunch and workshop kits, and certificates will be given to participating teachers at the end of the program.
The University of Santo Tomas Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies and the National Book Development Board co-present the 4th Philippine International Literary Festival with the theme, “Text and the City.” It is fitting that this year’s celebrations commence at the City’s oldest University on November 11, 2013 from 8:00 am to 8:pm.
De La Salle University’s Department of Literature cordially invites everyone to the “TEXT AND THE CITY: NARRATING SOUTHEAST ASIA,” a one-day literary festival showcasing La Sallian writers and international guests—storyteller Kamini Ramachandran (Malaysia/Singapore), Sitok Srengenge (Indonesia), and Jasmine Ann Cooray (UK)—with our very own fictionist Angelo Rodriguez Lacuesta and poet Michael M. Coroza. Special talks will be presented by Architect Augusto Villalon (on the past and prospects of Manila City), Dr. Isagani R.
Welcome to City Fiction 100: A Fiction Writing Masterclass. Write about a city, real or imagined, in 100 words or less. This will be on 15 November 2013, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. The masterclass is open to professional and budding writers of all ages. Get feedback from writers Krys Lee and Sarge Lacuesta, and literary agent Andrea Pasion-Flores, with travel writer Kristine Fonacier as moderator.
Presented by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) in partnership with Filipinas Heritage Library and Ayala Museum
The National Book Development Board (NBDB), Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL) and Ayala Museum presents - Text and The City: the 4th Philippine International Literary Festival. POPtastik Pinoy! A Celebration of Pinoy Pop Culture in Literature, Film, and Komiks November 15, 2013 at the Ayala Museum. Join us in a series of talks, with the participation of today’s leading figures in literature, film, and independent comics!
You might as well be in a world of pain and terror if you live and work in the modern city. The modern city inspires awe yet you can’t help but feel alienated and disconnected. Perhaps, through books and literature, you will be able to reach out to other characters that fill our tumultuous city.
The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) are pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s National Book Awards.
32nd NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FINALISTS For Books Published in 2012
Juan C. Laya Prize for Best Novel in a Foreign Language
1. Agueda: A Ballad of Stone and Wind, by Anna Maria L. Harper, designed by Robbie Villegas (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House)
2. In My Mother’s House, by Joni Cham, designed by Lolita M. Calvo (Central Book Supply and De La Salle University)
3. La India, or Island of the Disappeared, by Rosario Cruz-Lucero, designed by Zenaida N. Ebalan (University of the Philippines Press)
4. Margosatubig: The Story of Salagunting, by Ramon L. Muzones, translated by Ma. Cecilia Locsin-Nava, designed by Karl Fredrick M. Castro (Ateneo de Manila University Press)
5. The Leprous Bishop, by Gabriel Miró, translated by Marlon James Sales, designed by Felix Mago Miguel (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House)