Kumustahan 2018


Kumustahan 2018 Creative Writing in the Philippines Today Live Feed Video

Filipino Creative Writing in English by Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo Waray by Merlie Alunan represented by Michael Carlo Villas A report on Hiligaynon – Kinaray-a by John Iremil Teodoro Ilokano by Linda Bulong Workshopping the Workshop Kapampangan by Juliet Mallari German Gervacio representing Mindanao Literature Part 1 Part2 Pangasinense by Santiago Villafania Filipino by Jun Cruz Reyes […]


Pundok Katitikan: Conversations about Creative Writing

The UP Cebu Creative Writing Program invites everyone to “Pundok Katitikan: Conversations about Creative Writing” on October 24, 2018, Wednesday, 5-8pm, at the Jose Joya Gallery. It will feature distinguished Cebuano literary writers Josua S. Cabrera, Erik E. Tuban, Johanna Michelle Lim, and Karla Quimsing-Sinson.


Kumustahan 2018: Creative Writing in the Philippines Today

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing will be holding “Kumustahan 2018: Creative Writing in the Philippines Today,” a seminar-workshop, from October 21 to 25, at One Tagaytay Place. The event gathers together Likhaan fellows as well as guest writers working in the major languages. They will take stock of the creative writing situation in […]


Gémino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop on Teaching Literature

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing held the first Gémino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop on Teaching Literature on September 20-22 at the University Hotel, UP Diliman. The workshop was open to junior and senior high school teachers in the K-12 curriculum from all over the country. Of the […]


Book launch of children’s stories dealing with history

The Bookmark, Inc. will launch children’s books about the nation’s history on Oct. 17, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at the UP Vargas Museum, UP Diliman. Lakay Billy, Defender of Indigenous People Written by Luz B. Maranan Illustrated by Duday Ysabel Maranan A story about William or Billy Claver, a lawyer who fought the Marcos dictatorship. Claver […]


Call for Manuscripts to the 58th Silliman University National Writers Workshop

The Silliman University National Writers Workshop is now accepting applications for the 58th Silliman University National Writers Workshop to be held from May 6 to May 17, 2019 at the Silliman University Rose Lamb Sobrepeña Writers Village and the Silliman University campus. This Writers Workshop is offering ten fellowships to promising writers in the Philippines […]


Sicat-Cleto, Luna

Si Luna Sicat-Cleto ay nagtuturo ng Malikhaing Pagsulat at Panitikan sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Diliman. Awtor siya ng Makinilyang Altar (UP Press, 2003) at ng Mga Prodigal (Anvil, 2010). Nitong 2018, nailathala niya ang kanyang kuleksiyon ng mga tula sa Bago Mo Ako Ipalaot (High Chair). Siya rin ang patnugot ( katuwang si Rolando Tolentino) […]


68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Winners 2018

The 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature honored the authors of the competition’s winning entries Oct. 6 at the Peninsula Manila in Makati City. Twenty-eight of the 54 winners were first-time awardees. Two authors each bagged prizes in two separate categories. Multi-awarded writer Alfred “Krip” Yuson served as the speaker and guest of honor […]


5th Interdisciplinary: Sapantaha Book Forum 2018

Book-in-Focus: Sapantaha: Kalipunan Ng Mga Maikling Kuwentong Spekulatibo at Imahinatibo Venue: Pavilion 1, Palma Hall Panelists: Dr. J. Pilapil Jacobo Prof. Timothy Ong Prof. Cris Lanzaderas Prof. Liberty Notarte-Balanquit Moderator: Prof. Vladimeir Gonzales Sapantaha: Kalipunan Ng Mga Maikling Kuwentong Spekulatibo at Imahinatibo Prof. Cris R. Lanzaderas Prof. Liberty A. Notarte-Balanquit Sapantaha: Prof. Timothy F. Ong […]