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 Andrian […]


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 […]


National workshop for LGBTQ fiction extends application deadline

The deadline of submissions for the second national creative writing workshop devoted to Philippine LGBTQ writers has been moved to April 30, 2019.   The workshop, which focuses on LGBTQ fiction this year, is being jointly sponsored this July by the University of the Philippines and Goldsmiths University of London, as part of the international […]


Call for Submissions to the 4th Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop on the One-Act Play

Likhaan: UP 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 on 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 […]


Magsugilanonay Kita: 3rd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit

Hubon Manunulat: West Visayan Writers, an organization of West Visayan writers whose aim is to promote, propagate, and preserve West Visayan literature, and Kasingkasing Press, an alternative press and online bookshop based in Iloilo City, will be holding Magsugilanonay Kita: 3rd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit on 6-7 April 2019 at the University […]


Araw-araw, Gabi-gabi: Mga Literary Zine sa ARTS 1 ng UPLB (2018)

  Paano ba nararanasan ang umaga, hapon, at gabi sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Los Baños (UPLB)? Ipinakikilala ang mga zine na sinasagot ang mga tanong na ito. Likha ito ng mga estudyante ng UPLB mula sa klase ng ARTS 1. Bunga ng eksperimentasyon at kumbensiyon ang mga zine na mababasa ninyo dito. Nagmula ang lahat […]


UP Writers Night 2018 to celebrate UP ICW’s 40th year

In celebration of the 40th year of UP ICW, Grand Homecoming of Fellows from the UP Writers Workshop As part of its 40th anniversary, the LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) will hold UP Writers Night, a yearly gathering that pays homage to both the country’s established and up-and-coming writers. The grand homecoming will […]


Call for Applications for 2018 Davao Writers Workshop

The Davao Writers Guild is now accepting applications to the 2018 Davao Writers Workshop to be held on November 14-18, 2018.   Fifteen (15) fellowships are available, five (5) of which will be given to writers from outside Davao City but limited to residents living in Mindanao.   Applications are for the following genres: short fiction, poetry, essay, and […]


Language Studies Lecture Series

The PUP Center for Language and Literature Studies (PUP-CLLS) under the PUP Office of the Vice President for Research, Extension and Development (OVPRED) will be holding a “Language Studies Lecture Series” on August 31, 2018 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Bonifacio Bonifacio Hall, NALLRC, PUP Main Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila. The lecture is FREE […]


Guillermo, Ramon

Ramon Guillermo is professor of Philippine Studies at the Dept. of Filipino and Philippine Literature, University of the Philippines – Diliman. He is the author of the novel “Ang Makina ni Mang Turing” (University of the Philippines Press, 2013) and translator into Filipino of Water Benjamin’s “Über den Begriff der Geschichte“ / “Hinggil sa Konsepto […]