UP DECL invites everyone to TRIPTYCH: Creative Writing Discussions and Writing U.P.

The UP Department of English & Comparative Literature, through the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, invites you to attend Triptych: Creative Writing Discussions and Writing U.P., a two-day gathering of creative writing roundtable discussions, site-specific writing in UP Diliman, and a literary reading on March 14 and 15, 2003 at […]


Tanghalang Pilipino goes on a Summer Theater Adventure

TANGHALANG PILIPINO (TP), the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), is proud to present the 2013 Summer Theater Adventure, a month-long program of various theatrical activities in different age levels designed to unleash the creative potentials of aspiring theater artists. TP’s acting workshops have been highly-acclaimed by parents, students and […]


KRITIKA 2013 Fellows Announced

The DLSU BNSCWC and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts award ten fellowships for KRITIKA 2013: National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism, which will be held at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) in Bacolod on April 21-27, 2013. The workshop will focus on critical writing in various arts and culture.  The […]


PETA presents Himala, Ang Bagong Pagtingin sa Mukha ni Elsa

Touchworx Group Inc. and Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the country’s most iconic Filipino musicals with Vincent De Jesus and Ricky Lee’s “Himala – A Celebration of the Musical”, a concert featuring the well-loved songs from the musical “Himala, Ang Bagong Pagtingin sa Mukha ni Elsa”. The concert […]


UST Publishing House launches new book by Rio Alma this March 8

UST Publishing House announces the launching of Ang Romansa ng Pagsagip ng Osong Marso/The Rescue of the March Bear: A Romance, first book of speculative poetry in Filipino by National Artist Virgilio S. Almario (aka Rio Alma) with an English translation by prizewinning poet Marne Kilates, on March 8, 2013, 5 pm, at Jorge B. […]


Gantimpala Theater announces 2013 Summer Musical Theater Workshop

What do directors Joel Lamangan, Jose Javier Reyes, Soxie Topacio; playwrights Bonifacio Ilagan, Ed Maranan, Jose Victor Torres and Jose Dennis Teodosio; comedians Lou Veloso. Arnell Ignacio and Manny Castañeda and comediennes Beverly Salviejo and Ms. Tessie Tomas; dramatic and character actors and actresses Ricky Davao, Tommy Abuel, Pen Medina, Ronnie Lazaro, Joonie Gamboa, Spanky Manikan, Richard Quan, Migui Moreno, Jao Mapa, Mia Gutierrez, Alma Concepcion, China Cojuangco, […]


Rolando Tolentino to give Panayam Lecture this March 6

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing’s (ICW) Panayam Lecture Series returns this month with “PAGSULAT PARA SA MASA: ISANG BALIK- AT TUNGONG-TANAW SA ISANG PAG-IBIG” by award-winning writer/critic and College of Mass Communications Dean Dr. Rolando B. Tolentino. The lecture will be held at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center on 6 March, 2:30 p.m.   In this lecture, Dr. Tolentino will […]


Fellows to 52nd UP National Writers Workshop announced

The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the 52nd UP National Writers Workshop to be held from March 31 to April 8 in Baguio City. The fellows and associates of the UP ICW selected twelve writers in mid-career to participate in the annual workshop. This year’s workshop […]


Abad, Antonio M.

Antonio Martinez Abad known as the “el gran novelista de la literatura Filipino hispana despues de Rizal”. He was born on May 10, 1894 in Barili, Cebu and studied at Colegio de San Carlos. He was a poet, fictionist, playwright, and essayist who wrote in Spanish; a master of a master of costumbrismo (local color), […]


Abad-Jugo, Cyan

Cyan Abad-Jugo took her master’s in Children’s Literature at Simmons College, Boston, and is currently pursuing a PhD in English Studies: Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines. Her first book, Father and Daughter: The Figures of Our Speech, was a joint project with father Gémino H. Abad (Anvil 1996). This was followed by […]