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 length and a certain complexity that deals imaginatively with human experience, usually through a connected sequence of events involving a group […]


Fellows to the Second Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop Announced

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW) to be held on October 6-9, 2017 at the Oracle Hotel and Residences, Katipunan, Quezon City. Presided over by this year’s Workshop Director Eugene Evasco, the UP ICW has selected five poetry suites, six stories, and […]


Grand Dame of SEA Children’s Theater Continues to Make Waves

Despite her numerous achievements in the realm of theater, University of the Philippines University Professor Emeritus Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio has not been content to sit back and relax. Instead, the Grand Dame of Southeast Asian Children’s Theater continues to make waves. In the past year, Prof. Lapeña-Bonifacio has finished translating Filipino stories about the sea into […]


Call for Submissions to Second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on Young Adult Literature

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on young adult literature. This refers to work written specifically for a teenage audience. A work in this genre usually has a young protagonist and presents that young person dealing with issues that […]


Workshop as Alternate Reality: Notes from the Inaugural Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop

The real world, in general, does not treasure writers. Or, rather: the things writers treasure—silence, daydreams, a rich inner life, the music of language, solitude—are the things that the real world may not consider important. People working outside the academe—people like me—feel this acutely. Who would pay me to critique a literary work? Who would […]


Fellows to the First Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Announced

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative of Writing (UP ICW) announces the fellows to the first Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW) to be held on October 14-17, 2016 at Microtel, UP TechnoHub, Diliman Quezon City. Presided over by this year’s Workshop Director Charlson Ong, the UP ICW has selected twelve stories from twelve writers. The […]


Anunsyo hinggil sa Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (U.P. Basic Writers Workshop)

Ang huling araw ng pagsu-sumite para sa Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop sa Speculative Fiction/Sapantaha ay itinakda sa ika-30 ng Agosto. Para sa mga tanong, magpadala lamang ng email sa uplikhaan@gmail.com. Maaari ring silipin sa naunang post sa ibaba ang mga detalye ng palihan.


U.P. Basic Writers Workshop renamed Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop, extends call for submissions

The deadline for the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop has been extended to August 30. This year’s focus is on speculative fiction. The Workshop Director is Charlson Ong, with award-winning writers Eliza Victoria, Nikki Alfar, Will Ortiz, and Vladimeir Gonzales serving as panelists and teaching staff. The Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop will accept 12 fellows: six […]