UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies

Founded in September 1999 Mission The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies aims to conserve, enrich and reaffirm the fertile foundation of Thomasian letters by nurturing the proper creative ecology that is meant to contribute to faculty development and excellence in literary and humanistic studies. The CCWLS is tasked with the promotion of […]


Edilberto and Edith Tiempo Creative Writing Center

From their page: The Silliman University Creative Writing Center believes in the impact and value of literature and creative writing in regional and national development, and puts in utmost importance the work and vision of creative writers. The Center will be named the Edilberto K. Tiempo and Edith L. Tiempo Creative Writing Center (EKT-ELT CWC), […]


Likhaan: The UP Institute of Creative Writing

The UP Board of Regents, in its 908th Meeting on 7 December 1978, approved the proposal for the establishment of the U.P. Creative Writing Center (UP CWC). It was officially established on 1 June 1979. In July 2002, the Board of Regents approved the proposal to change the name of LIKHAAN: The UP Creative Writing […]


Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices

From their website: The Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP) offers yearly fellowships in creative writing for young writers across the nation. Its writing workshops cater to aspiring writers, presenting them with the fundamentals of writing as craft, art, and philosophical engagement so that they can enter the mainstream of Philippine Literature with […]


NICK JOAQUIN. HE LIVES.

The Launch of the Birth Centennial Celebration of National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin   PRESENTED BY: National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Cultural Center of the Philippines   DATE/TIME/ VENUE: May 4, 2017 | 1:00 PM onwards Various CCP Venues   DESCRIPTION: The Cultural Center of the Philippines celebrates National Artist for Literature […]


Kritika Kultura Launches Issue 28

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, is launching its 28th issue on May 9, 2017, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at CTC 413, Ateneo de Manila University. The launch is open to the public. KK 28 features essays by Conchitina Cruz on institutionalized creative […]


Poetry in the City of Science

by Laurence Marvin Castillo The Kulturang Ugnayan ng Kabataan Alay sa Bayan (KULAYAN-UPLB), the newly-formed alliance of cultural organizations in UP Los Banos, organized the Poetry Slam last 16 March at the Entablado Café, Los Banos, Laguna. This poetry event was held as part of the 58th UP National Writers Workshop organized annually by the […]


Panayam sa UP Los Baños: Mga Tala

ni Cris Lanzaderas Muling naging pansamantalang tahanan ang Bundok Makiling ng labindalawang manunulat mula sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng bansa. Sa ikalawang pagkakataon, sa luntiang bundok sa Los Baños, Laguna idinaos ang ika-56 na UP National Writers Workshop. Mahabang panahon ang inilagi ng palihan sa lungsod ng Baguio sa Benguet ngunit nakatagpo ng bagong musa […]


Ilang tala ng muni-muni sa 56th UP National Writers’ Workshop

ni Rogene Gonzales 1. Naisipan kong maglakad-lakad papunta ng kampus, isang dapithapong katatapos ng workshop session. Matagal-tagal rin akong hindi nakatapak ng UP Los Baños. May dalang kung anong nostalgia ang simoy ng hininga ng kagubatan ng Mt. Makiling. Ewan ko, siguro sadyang ganoon– may mga lugar na magpapaalala sa iyong pagkatao. Liku-liko ang daang […]


Alang-alang sa Alinlangan: Tiwala[g] sa Salita

ni Tilde Acuna   Maituturing kong rurok ng paglahok ko sa mga pambansang palihan sa pagsulat ang katatapos na UP National Writers Workshop (UPNWW), lalo at para ito diumano sa mga manunulat na nasa gitna ng kanilang karera—yung mga mayroon nang natanggap na gawad, nailimbag na aklat at nalusutang pambansang palihan. Mukhang nagkaroon ng ilang […]