59th UP National Writers Workshop Call for Submissions

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting applications for the 59th UP National Writers Workshop to be held on 12-19 April 2020. The workshop aims to help published writers further hone their craft. Writers from regions outside NCR are highly encouraged to apply. All fellows are entitled to a modest stipend and […]


Panawagan Mula sa Samahang Lazaro Francisco

Bukas na ang aplikasyon para sa mga bagong kasapi ng Samahang Lazaro Francisco. Ito ay bukas sa mga makata at manunulat na Novo Ecijano. Sa mga lalahok, ang tema ay “tapayan”. Maaaring magsumite ng alinman sa mga sumusunod. • Limang tula • Limang dagli o flash fiction • Dalawang sanaysay • Dalawang maikling kuwento • […]


Call for Applications: “Saling Panitik: Ikalawang Bienvenido Lumbera Seminar-Palihan sa Pagsasalin”

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing calls for applications to Saling Panitik: Ikalawang Bienvenido Lumbera Seminar-Palihan sa Pagsasalin. The free seminar-workshop will take place on October 8 to 10, 2019 at the Sulô Riviera Hotel in Matalino St., Diliman, Quezon City. Saling Panitik is in honor of National Artist and ICW adviser Dr. Bienvenido […]


Call for Submissions for “Critical States: Essays on Artistic and Cultural Productions under the Duterte Regime”

Critical States: Essays on Artistic and Cultural Productions under the Duterte Regime Editors: Rolando B. Tolentino, Oscar T. Serquiña, Jr., and Jay Jomar F. Quintos A congeries of geopolitical and socioeconomic issues haunts the presidency of Rodrigo Roa Duterte. From waging his notorious War on Drugs, to calling an all out counter-insurgency campaign, to declaring […]


2019 Gawad PSLLF sa Saliksik (Natatanging Tesis at Disertasyon)

Mga Tuntunin Ang Gawad PSLLF sa Saliksik ay timpalak na itinataguyod ng Pambansang Samahan sa Linggwistika at Literatura upang parangalan ang pinakamahusay na tesis o disertasyon na nakasulat sa wikang Filipino. Bukas ang timpalak sa lahat ng aktibong miyembro ng PSLLF, maliban sa mga opisyal ng Samahan at mga kaanak nila. Sinumang hindi pa miyembro ay […]


UP ICW Stands for Writers’ Workshops as Safe Spaces

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) expresses grave concern over the recent allegations of rape, sexual harassment, and other forms of sexual violence occurring within the context of writing workshops. We uphold that it is the duty of organizing institutions to ensure the safety of all workshop participants from the day of […]


Fellows to the 4th Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop Announced

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the fourth Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW).


Call for Submissions to the 4th Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop: The One-Act Play [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing calls for submissions to the fourth cycle of the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. In light of the conferment of the title of National Artist for Theatre Dr. Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio in 2018, this year’s workshop puts in focus the one-act play. Emerging playwrights between 18-35 years old as of August […]


Announcement of Fellows to the 58th UP National Writers Workshop

LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the 58th UP National Writers Workshop to be held on July 7-14, 2019 in Baguio City, helmed by this year’s workshop director, Anna Felicia Sanchez. The fellows for this year, previously published and/or awarded writers set on furthering their craft, are Juan […]


Beyond Craft: Creative Writing Studies Colloquium on April 30, 2019

The University of the Philippines Diliman Department of English and Comparative Literature (DECL) will be holding a creative writing colloquium titled, “Beyond Craft: Creative Writing Studies in the Philippines,” on April 30, 2019 at the Pavilion 1 of Palma Hall, UP Diliman from 9:30 am to 5 pm. The colloquium aims to gather practicing and […]