UP Press to launch nine new titles this 4/4/14

The UP Press will launch nine new titles this April 4, 2014, 5 p.m., at the Vargas Museum, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Five new and exciting poetry titles are included. The nine new titles are: Tattered Boat Luis H. Francia Transfiksyon: Mga Kathang In-Transit  Rolando B. Tolentino Rommel B. Rodriguez The Murmur Asylum: Poems Ned Parfan History […]

Likhaan Journal now accepting submissions for 8th issue (repost)

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the eighth issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. 

The Philippines’ leading literary peer-reviewed journal, the Likhaan Journal is published annually with funding from the Office of the Chancellor of UP Diliman. It features the best of new and unpublished Philippine writing in English and Filipino. Submissions to the journal undergo a strict pre-screening and blind refereeing process by both the editors and a panel of referees composed of eminent writers and critics from within and outside UP.

Award-winning fiction writer and ICW associate Rosario Cruz-Lucero will be the issue editor, while award-winning writer Heidi Eusebio Abad and Palanca Hall of Fame awardee Eugene Evasco will serve as associate editors in English and Filipino, respectively.

Fellows of the 53rd UP National Writers Workshop announced

The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the 53rd UP National Writers Workshop to be held from 6-13 April in Baguio City. The fellows, associates, and advisers of the UP ICW selected twelve writers in mid-career to participate in the annual workshop. Heading this year’s workshop is […]


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Paper Monster Press launches latest issue

Everyone is invited to the launching of the 10th issue of Paper Monster Press called POETS OF THE APOCALYPSE, a review of contemporary art and poetry. SUPPORT THE SMALL PRESS! MARCH 29, 2014, 9:00 P.M.  Sev’s Cafe, Basement, Legaspi Towers Php 150.00 (consumable) with performances by:  Maureen Gaddi dela Cruz  Animalidad Pilipinas Kadiboy Belarmino Ryan Diolola […]

Fellows to the 12th Ateneo National Writers Workshop named

The  Ateneo  Institute  of  Literary  Arts  and  Practices  (AILAP)  has  selected fifteen (15) fellows for the 12th Ateneo National Writers Workshop (ANWW) tobe held on 18-23 May 2014 in Ateneo de Manila University. The 12th ANWWis  organized  by  AILAP  with  the  support  of  the  National  Commission  forCulture and the Arts (NCCA). The  fellowship  covers  board  […]

Printemps des poètes returns with “Au Coeur des Arts”

Following the success of last year’s Printemps des poètes, the public is once again invited to come and join in celebrating poetry, with fellow poetry lovers and Francophiles. The theme for this year is “Au Coeur des Arts” (“In the heart of the Arts”). If poetry has always had a close and natural connection with the […]

Call for applications to the Ika-4 Saringsing Writers Workshop: Hunglonan nin Parasurat Bikolnon

The Parasurat Bikolnon writers organization is now accepting applications for the Saringsing Writers Workshop. Open to young fellows who write in Bikolnon languages, the annual write-shop started in 2011 as an exchange of reviews on the literary works among its members with fellow Bikolnon writers. To qualify, applicants must submit either of the following: five […]

KABANATA Young Adult Writer’s Workshop now accepting applications for fellowships

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) formally launches the KABANATA Young Adult Writer’s Workshop with a call for fellowship applications. Slated to begin in October 2014 in Quezon City, KABANATA aims to provide a venue and support system to writers who share in PBBY’s commitment to the promotion of a culture of […]

UP ICW fellows to lecture at UP Baguio

Teachers and students are invited to theCAC Talastasan Lectures to be held on April 9, 2014, at the CSS-AVR, U.P. Baguio. Fellows of the Likhaan U.P. Institute of Creative Writing will talk about special topics on children’s literature and creative writing: Morning Session (09:00-12:00) Prof. Heidi Emily Abad The Breadth and Depth of Children’s Literature […]