For everyone’s safety, The UP Institute of Creative Writing has decided to postpone the 8th Interdisciplinary Book Forum indefinitely. This is in accord with the latest memorandum on UP Diliman’s Policies on Travel and Events. “Effective immediately, all scheduled local and international events in UP Diliman are cancelled, postponed or transformed to virtual meetings.” (

New event details will be released once operations can be carried out safely. In the meantime, everyone is advised to follow safety protocols in dealing with the COVID-19.