UK Artist to hold book binding workshop at Fully Booked BHS

Join UK artist Mark Cockram’s book binding workshop On October 27, from 2-5pm at 4/L Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street.  The bookbinding workshop is intended for beginners and introduces the fundamentals in the art and craft of hand book binding. Mark will demonstrate each step, explaining technical points and tips along the way. The participants […]


National Book Award winners announced

The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle are pleased to announce the winners of the 32nd NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS (for books published in 2012) JUAN C. LAYA PRIZE FOR BEST NOVEL IN A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE Sa Kasunod ng 909, by Edgar Calabia Samar, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House JUAN C. LAYA […]


LIRA’s Nationwide Literature Education Series visits Palawan

The literary and youth volunteer group Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), in partnership with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), will hold the 30th edition of its nationwide seminar-workshop series, “Sining ng Tugma, Sukat, at Talinghaga” (STST; Art of Rhyme, Meter, and Metaphor) […]


UST to host Text and the City

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. The […]


Text and the City: Narrating Southeast Asia premieres at DLSU

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 […]


Artist Elmer Borlongan exhibits drawings of classic fables

Elmer Borlongan shows illustrations of fables at UP Vargas Museum! Opening Wednesday, October 23 at 4pm. Pabula/Fables revisits Borlongan’s charcoal pencil drawings with fresh adaptations and translations by Rhandee Garlitos. They will also be published by CANVAS as a children’s book titled The Cat and the Bat – and Other Fables.


Fully Booked celebrates Halloween ComicFest

This October 26, 2013, Fully Booked and Comic Odyssey will be taking part in Halloween ComicFest, a worldwide celebration of the spookiest day of the year, this time with your favorite comic titles! Go trick-or-treating in any of the participating Fully Booked and Comic Odyssey branches, and get a free comic single made especially for the […]


Tanghalang Pilipino presents San Andres B and Sandosenang Sapatos

After “revisiting” the dreaded “holocaust,” in DER KAUFMANN, Tanghalang Pilipino “spreads” awareness on the dreaded disease, HIV-AIDS, through a UNICEF sponsored project that will bring the TP’s ACTORS COMPANY to three(3) communities in Pasay for a Forum Theater production of Layeta Bucoy’s MELANIE, under the direction of Tuxqs Rutaquio. For information on this special off-CCP […]


Enter the Tan-ok graphic novel writing contest

If you have a talent for creating illustrated short stories, you are invited to enter TAN-OK GRAPHIC NOVEL CONTEST for all ages as part of our Tan-ok ni Ilocano Celebration 2013. This contest is sponsored by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte. GUIDELINES • The entries will consist of a two (2) page synopsis (12 […]


Renaissance poetry reading at the Mind Museum

  Catch some of today’s distinguished Filipino poets as they take on the Renaissance themes of humanism, enlightenment, scientific revolution, naturalistic art, and self-awareness. This will be on Saturday, October 26, from 2 to 4 pm at the Mind Museum. Featured Readers: Anne Carly Abad  Alma Anonas-Carpio  Roy Cagalingan  F. Jordan Carnice Mikael De Lara […]