Call for English, Tagalog, Bikol, Bisaya, Pangasinan, Ilokano, and Ilonggo (Kiniray-a/Hiligaynon) Submissions to the Second Quarterly Issue of Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines

Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines is now open for contributions for its second quarterly issue. They seek contributions from emerging and established Filipino poets who reside in the country or abroad. Entries should be composed of two to three poems (not more than 60 lines each) meant for performance and written in English, […]


Call for Papers: Forum Kritika on Nick Joaquin Now: Texts, Contexts, and Approaches

Since his death in 2004, National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin has left readers and scholars with a body of literature which has yet to receive innovative and incisive critical attention. E. San Juan, Jr.’s Subversions of Desire: Prolegomena to Nick Joaquin (1988)— perhaps the only book-length critical study on Joaquin’s oeuvre—makes a recuperative reading […]


Call for Submissions: Travel Mindanao

Deadline: Oct 30 2016 The impetus of this anthology came from the advocacy to image Mindanao as not just a wartorn, conflict-ridden place that’s often reported in mainstream media, but as an island that’s well-rounded, complex, and yet complicated with historical, social, and cultural layers. There is a need to move away from touristy destination […]


Call for Associate Editors for Regional Languages (Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines)

Bukambibig, the official poetry folio of Spoken Word Philippines, is in need of associate editors for the major languages in the Philippines: Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon/Kiniray-a (Ilonggo), Ilocano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Tagalog, and Waray. Applicants must be  published poets (and preferrably native speakers) of any of the abovementioned languages. Those interested may submit their comprehensive curriculum vitae, […]


Call for Papers: Kritika Kultura Monograph Series on Diaspora, Migration, Transnationality, and Identity

Globalization has resulted in diaspora—the dispersal of immigrants to different parts of the globe—as well as the transnational circuiting of commodities. Borders previously perceived as physically real and tangible have become porous. Geographical displacement has resulted in shifting identities among numerous people. Literary and cultural studies scholars and critics have theorized and researched on the […]


Call for Submissions to Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines

‘Bukambibig’ is the official poetry folio of Spoken Word Philippines, a community of Filipino spoken word artists across geographic and aesthetic boundaries. The folio is aimed to providing a venue for spoken word artists to showcase their poems meant for performance. It welcomes poems in English and/or Filipino as contributions that questions and traverses poetic […]


Call for submissions to Literary Apprentice 2017

The UP Writers Club is the University of the Philippines’ finest literary organization since its inception in 1927. The organization pushes for innovation and transformation, while continuing to recognize and uphold its traditions. In line with its 90th anniversary, the UP Writers Club will be publishing the 2017 Literary Apprentice with the theme of Resistance. Works with radical content or […]


Call for submissions para sa Taas-Kamao: Mga Radikal na Kuwentong Pambata

Matagal nang pinupuna ang panitikang pambata sa Pilipinas bilang “masyadong wholesome” o kaya nama’y hiwalay sa tradisyong makabayan ng panitikang Filipino. Nananatiling hadlang sa kapangahasan ng mga aklat pambata ang paniniwalang ito’y “para lamang sa mga bata” at sa mahigpit na pagbabantay ng mga institusyon gaya ng pamilya, paaralan, at simbahan. Ang proyektong ito ay […]


Panawagan para Sa LGBTQIYA

Isa sa mga bansang gay-friendly ang Pinas sa buong mundo, naiwawagayway natin ang Rainbow flag sa Pride parade. Ngunit, ganap na bang malaya? Sirena na ang mga batang beki na inilublob ng tatay sa drum. Nairampa na nila ang kanilang gown at stiletto. Nakapagtatag ng federacion at nagkapag-establish ng lengwaheng bekimon. Nakalipad na ang mga […]


Call for submissions to Likhaan Journal 10

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the tenth 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 […]