Sunday, June 24, 2018

UP ICW Issues Call for Submissions for the Gémino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop on Teaching...

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will be holding the Gémino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop on Teaching Literature on September 20-22 at the University of the Philippines...

Siklo Si Siglo

  ni Vim Nadera             Rara avis si Rom.             Bihira, di kaya’y pambihira, ang isang Romeo Palustre Peña.             Kung tutuusin, siya lamang yata ang masigasig na malikhaing manunulat mulang Bondoc Peninsula.             Kinamulatan niya ang...

Call for Submissions to the Philippines’ First National LGBTQ Poetry Workshop

The first national creative writing workshop devoted to Philippine LGBTQ poetry is being jointly sponsored this July by the University of the Philippines and Goldsmiths University of London, as part of the international research...

Repost: LIKHAAN 12 Now Accepting Submissions

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the twelfth issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. The deadline for submission to Likhaan 12 is April 30. The Philippines' leading...

57th UPNWW Lectures: Staying Lit and Legit in the Era of Fake News and...

What is the role of writers in a fake news and post-truth era? How is mythology seen in Philippine pop culture today? These intriguing questions will be discussed by poet and critic Dr. J. Neil...

Ang Tagasálin Bílang Tuláy ng Karanasan at Kaisipan

Noong Pebrero 8-10, 2018, mapalad akóng nakalahok sa únang Saling Panitik: Palihang Bienvenido Lumbera ng UP Institute of Creative Writing (LIKHAAN) sa University Hotel, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Bílang isáng bágong manunulat sa Filipino...

First Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarships Awarded

Melissa G. Cabral and Maria Amparo N. Warren were awarded the inaugural Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarships Melissa “Mel” Cabral is a freelance writer, editor, illustrator, graphic designer, and content strategist. She has also worked...

UP ICW’s Fourth Interdisciplinary Book Forum to Focus on National Cinema at the Turn...

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will hold the fourth installment of the Interdisciplinary Book Forum (IBF) this March 15, 2-5pm at the Pavilion 1131, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The book-in-focus for this...

Call for Submissions to Third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on the Novel

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on the novel. This refers to an invented prose narrative of considerable...

A Big Boost for Translation

by Jose Dalisay Jr. THIS YEAR marks the 40th anniversary of the University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing, which was established by the UP Board of Regents in 1978 as the Creative Writing Center....