Call for Ideas and Proposals: The 10th Philippine International Literary Festival

Deadline for submissions: March 25, 2019 Festival dates: June 14-15, 2019 Location: Quezon City Would you like to be part of a festival for books? Do you have a unique idea for a book-related conversation? Is there an activity you would like to help us organize for fellow book lovers and industry players? The National […]


Nature Conservation and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in focus for the Sixth Interdisciplinary Book Forum

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will hold the sixth installment of the Interdisciplinary Book Forum (IBF) on 28 March 2019, Thursday, 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Room 1131 in Palma Hall Pavilion 1, UP Diliman. The book-in-focus for this iteration is Green Entanglements: Nature Conservation and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Indonesia and the Philippines. […]


Competitions & publishing opportunities in the region

Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Don And Gee Nicholl Fellowships In Screenwriting – 1st May This international screenwriting competition awards up to five fellowships of US$35,000 each year. The competition is open to writers based anywhere in the world, regardless of citizenship. All entrants must be aged over 18. Entry scripts must be […]


Asia Pacific Writers & Translators Macau Dates

APWT 2019 in Macau November 5 – 7th Get ready for Macau! APWT are pleased to announce that dates have been set for our annual gathering this year to be staged in one of the biggest resort cities in the world Macau from November 5-7th. Run in conjunction with our institutional partner, the University of […]


Sentro ng Wikang Filipino | Ulat sa Unibersided: Pagbabahagi at Paglulunsad

Malugod naming inaanyayahan ang mga guro, mag-aaral, manunulat, at mananaliksik ng wikang Filipino sa ULAT SA UNIBERSIDAD: PAGBABAHAGI AT PAGLULUNSAD sa ika-29 ng Marso (Biyernes) sa ganap na 2:00 nh – 4:00 nh sa Oblation Lounge, University Hotel, Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Diliman, Lungsod Quezon. Bukod sa pagbabahagi ng kasalukuyang direktor sa mga nagawa at napagtagumpayan […]


Call for Entries | Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Intermediate and Young Adult Literature

bar·lá·ya png |[ ST ] : buhangin o maliit na batóng makináng Adarna House, the first and one of the largest publishers of children’s books in the Philippines, is now accepting applications to the 2019 Barláya Writers’ Workshop for Intermediate and Young Adult Literature. BARLÁYA is a comprehensive workshop for crafting and developing books of […]


BKL/Bikol Bakla: Anthology of Bikolnon Gay Trans Queer Writing

Ryen Paul Sumayao and Jaya Jacobo Editors Naga Goldprint Inc., 2019 A landmark anthology in Bikol contemporary writing, BKL/Bikol Bakla is a collection of over 42 poems and 16 stories from 24 Bikolnon gay, trans and queer writers living in and outside the region. Editor Jaya Jacobo, assistant professor at the Ateneo de Manila University, […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Simon C. Estok

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 Simon C. Estok. The lecture—titled “An Intersectional Approach to Food Justice and Environmental Justice”—is on Mar. 12, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at SOM 111 (Ching Tan Room), Ateneo […]


Likhaan Journal 13 Now Accepting Submissions

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the thirteenth 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 University of the Philippines. It features the best of new and unpublished Philippine writing in English […]


Paghilom 2 | Cavite’s biggest art festival occupies Amadeo

Artists, students, teachers, and cultural workers in Cavite unite to restage Paghilom, the first and biggest artist-initiated arts festival in the province, which will run from February to March 2019. The festival carries the theme Paghilom, which means healing or renewal. The Paghilom festival focuses on art and its production as transformative acts necessary to […]