Likhaan: News and Features


DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR NOMINATIONS TO THE MADRIGAL-GONZALEZ BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD

The deadline for submission of nominations to the 16th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award has been extended to August 15, 2016, 6pm. The award is open to first books by Filipino writers writing in Filipino that have been published in 2014 and 2015, and offers a modest cash prize of PhP50,000 to the winner. The […]


U.P. Institute of Creative Writing Issues Call for Submissions for Basic Writers Workshop on Speculative Fiction

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the first U.P. Basic Writers Workshop. This year, the focus is on Speculative Fiction.    The Basic Writers Workshop is meant to complement the annual U.P. Writers Workshop, which has evolved to accommodate and mentor published writers in […]


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 It features the best of new and unpublished Philippine writing in English […]


55th UP National Writers Workshop now accepting applications

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 55th UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Los Banos from May 22 to 29, 2016. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants must (1) be writers in English or Filipino or other Philippine […]


Writers Night sa Nobyembre 26 na

Gaganapin na ang Writers Night sa Nov. 26, 6PM, sa UP Diliman Executive House, UP Diliman Quezon City. Inaanyayahan ang lahat ng UP Institute of Creative Writing. Ilulunsad din ang Likhaan Journal 9 na inedit ni Luna Sicat Cleto, Eugene Evasco, Isabela Banzon, at Charlson Ong. Sa ngayon, LIRA, Malate, Word Anonymous, Loudbox, at Thomasian […]