TAGIK Meetup in Cebu to gather young Cebuano writers

Mag-Binisaya ta, mga Bisaya! Writers of the native tongue in Cebu are invited to a first-of-its-kind TAGIK Meetup to read, write, and share literary output while mingling with fellow young Cebuano writers writing in Binisaya. Young writers need not be eloquent writers of the language but are willing to hone their skills to improve writing […]


LIRA Poetry Workshops, bukás na para sa aplikasyon!

Inaanyayahan ang lahat ng interesado sa pagtula na magpasa ng aplikasyon sa Taunang Palihang Pampanulaan 2016 ng Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), isang samahan ng mga makatang nagsusulat at nag-aaral sa wikang Filipino. Ang mabusising pagsasanay ng LIRA ay naglalayong linangin ang mga makatang nais paghusayin ang kanilang sining at handa ring mag-ambag […]


Virgin Labfest 12 announces this year’s playwrights

Congratulations to this year’s playwrights for the main line-up (12 One-Act Plays), Staged Readings and Fragments of VIRGIN LABFEST!

Virgin Labfest 12

Established in 2005, the Virgin Labfest is a laboratory festival of new plays by emerging and established Filipino playwrights and held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, unstaged, untested and untried works to theatergoing public. The Virgin Labfest is a yearly project of the Manila-based playwrights group Writer’s Bloc, Inc., acclaimed theater company Tanghalang Pilipino, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).


Call for papers to Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural, and Performance Studies. We especially welcome articles that will inaugurate new and dynamic directions for scholarly inquiry on the literary and cultural production of the Asian region. Further, […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a lecture by Dr. Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde titled “Saroyan’s Travel Memories: Contesting National Identities for Armenian-Americans during the Great Depression.” This lecture will be on Apr. 7, 2016, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 […]


Twenty fellows to the 6th Saringsing Writers Workshop named

This year’s Saringsing Writers Workshop of ParasuratBikolnon Inc. includes the following categories: Rawitdawit (Poetry), Padaling–Usip( Flash Fiction), Usipon (Short Story) and Dakit-Taramon (Translation) The twenty participants who passed the screening committee are the official fellows of the workshop, namely: Mon Joar Imperial (Calabanga, Cam. Sur),  Rency Asas (Calabanga, Cam. Sur), Kreselle Canares (Masbate), Mack Tuzon […]


Consortium of Philippine publishing houses announces Sagip-Guro to help UP Diliman Faculty Center rebuilding

The University of the Philippines Press, Anvil Publishing Inc., the Ateneo de Manila University Press, and the De La Salle University Press are each offering special sales packages, to benefit the teachers whose offices were gutted in the fire that hit the UP Diliman Faculty Center last April 1, 2016. Starting April 6 until November […]


Gantala Press to hold fun workshops for women, teachers, and teens this summer

Gantala Press presents fun workshops for women, teachers, and teens this summer at Uno Morato! BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY FOR WOMEN with visual artist and filmmaker Vivian Nocum Limpin on April 10, 2-5 PM, Php 1500 CHILDREN’S BOOKMAKING FOR TEACHERS with bestselling author Beverly Wico Siy on April 17, 2-5 PM, Php 550 BASIC CREATIVE WRITING FOR TEENS with poet, Palanca […]