Join the Jesse Robredo essay writing contest

September is here! Grab this chance to be heard as a#JesseRobredoAmbassador! Are you a student/young professional and is 16-23 years of age?! Just answer the question: “How can I live out in my own way the legacy of Jesse Robredo?” and get a chance to win P20,000. The winning essay will also be published in […]


Tagnawa 2014, maisagsaganan

Maisagsaganan dagiti libro a paset ti proyekto a panagipablaak ti GUMIL Filipinas wenno Tagnawa 2014 nga iwardas ti Editorial Committee ti gunglo. Buklen dagitoy ti antolohia ti speculative fiction nga Ilokano nga editen da Juan Al. Asuncion, Literary Editor ti Bannawag, Joel B. Manuel, premiado a mannurat ken prinsipal ti Banna National High School, ken […]


Aplikasion iti Pasnaan 5, agawaten ti GUMIL Filipinas

Agaw-awaten ti GUMIL Filipinas, babaen ti komite ti Seminar-Workshop iti aplikasion iti Pasnaan, ti workshop iti panagsurat para kadagiti agdadamo a mannurat iti Ilokano, para iti Pasnaan 5 a maangay inton Pebrero 7-9, 2014 iti di pay masinunuo a venue iti Cagayan. Pagtitinnulongan daytoy nga iwayat ti GUMIL Filipinas, GUMIL Cagayan, Bannawag, ken dadduma pay […]


Poet/critic J. Neil Garcia to lecture at UP Center for Women’s Studies

J. Neil C. Garcia, PhD, will lecture on Gendered Imaginings: The Gay Character in Selected Fiction by Filipino Writers on Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:00 to 6:00 pm, at the Conference Room, UP Center for Women’s Studies.  In this talk, Dr Garcia will draw from his experience editing Aura: The Gay Theme in Philippine Fiction in English, and […]


2014 PBBY-Salanga Prize: Call for Entries

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) is now accepting entries for the 2014 PBBY-Salanga Prize. The contest is co-sponsored by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the National Library of the Philippines (NLP). The winner shall receive twenty-five thousand pesos (Php 25,000) and a medal. Prizes will be awarded in […]


PETA announces finalists for Lampara Storytelling Competition

There were over 200 aspiring contestants last August 31 at the Lampara Storytelling Competition’s Elimination Workshops. Thank you to all the Kuwentistang Bata who joined! Now, here are our finalists – Congratulations! Category A ASPE, Jen Mhiracel (Caloocan North Elementary School) BAUTISTA, Zol Brilliance (Ilaya Barangka Integrated School) CHUA, Samantha Maye (Chiang Kai Shek College) […]


DUlaang UP auditions for Teatro Porvenir

Dulaang UP’s Andres Bonifacio Sesquicentennial offering, Teatro Porvenir, will have auditions on September 4 and 5, 5:30 pm-7:30 pm at the Teatro Hermogenes Ylagan, Faculty Center, UP Diliman. Teatro Porvenir is a dramatic society founded by Bonifacio. DUP’s Teatro Porvenir is directed by Alexander Cortez and is written by Tim Dacanay. The play won second […]


Call for entries to the 2nd Satur P. Apoyon Tigi sa Mubong Sugilanong Binisaya

Fictionists who write in Bisaya and reside in Mindanao are invited to join the 2nd Satur P. Apoyon Tigi sa Mubong Sugilanong Binisaya. The deadline for submission is September 15, 2013. The story should be original (written by the contestant), unpublished (not yet printed in any newspaper, magazine or book), and must not have won any […]


Roundtable discussion for graphic fiction at UST rescheduled for September 3

Manix Abrera, Carlo Vergara and Carljoe Javier will be speakers at a Roundtable Discussion on Graphic Fiction and the Comics on SEPTEMBER 3, at 2:00-5:00 P.M. in the BLAYLOCK HALL, G/F Benavides Bldg., UST. The affair is part of the USTingan Program of the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies.  Abrera is one […]


Davao Writers Workshop 2013 now accepting applications

The Davao Writers Guild, in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and UP Mindanao, will hold a Writers Workshop on October 15 to 19, 2012. Deadline for application is September 21, 2013. Who may apply: Fifteen writing fellows will be selected for the workshop. Applicants must be residents of Davao and […]