National conference on Cebuano language and literature to be held at the USC

The USC Cebuano Studies Center in cooperation with the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) will host the national conference on Cebuano language and literature on April 25-27, 2016 at the Gansewinkel Hall, University of San Carlos, Cebu City.The conference aims to address the issues and challenges of Cebuano language and literature in the struggle to […]


TAGIK Meetup in Cebu to gather young Cebuano writers

Mag-Binisaya ta, mga Bisaya! Writers of the native tongue in Cebu are invited to a first-of-its-kind TAGIK Meetup to read, write, and share literary output while mingling with fellow young Cebuano writers writing in Binisaya. Young writers need not be eloquent writers of the language but are willing to hone their skills to improve writing […]


Event to highlight Cebuano literary giant

            A tribute to writer, composer and musician Msgr. Rodolfo Villanueva, a.k.a Renato Madrid, will be held on April 8 at 1-7PM at Robinsons Galleria Cebu. Paying homage to him are Cebu’s five major literary organizations: MAD (Mga Anak sa Dagang), NoMADS, TINTA, WILA (Women in Literary Arts), Bathalan-ong Halad […]


Pambansang Kumperensiya sa Wika at Panitikang Sebwano, gaganapin sa 25-27 Abril 2016

Itatampok ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) at University of San Carlos (USC) ang wika at panitikang Sebwano sa 25-27 Abril 2016 sa University of San Carlos, Lungsod Cebu. Layon ng kumperensiya na matalakay ang mga isyu at pagbabago na kinakaharap ng wika at panitikang Sebwano na mahalagang sandigan sa pagpapaunlad ng wika at panitikang […]


Cebu does Poetry Night with “Kasumaran: Pisik sa mga Tinagsip”

Cebu City’s monthly poetry night will be celebrating its first anniversary this month. Presented to you by UP Cebu TINTA, The Nomads, BATHALAD Sugbo, Handuraw Pizza Gorordo, and SuWhat, this month’s #BasaBalak will be called “Kasumaran: Pisik sa mga Tinagsip.” BATHALAD Sugbo started this monthly #BasaBalak years ago to gather fellow writers and read their […]


Call for submissions to Sakayang Papel: Anthology of Bisaya Poetry

With the growing consciousness on travel, migration, displacement, and origins, how do millennials from the Bisaya regions sense home? Sakayang Papel: Anthology of Bisaya Poetry is accepting poems on the following themes: staying home, leaving home, and returning home. Poems may be in English and/or variations of Bisaya. Submission Guidelines Call is open to millennial […]


Cebu Literary Festival 2015 slated on June 20, Ayala Center Cebu

See you at the Cebu Literary Festival 2015 on Saturday, June 20, Ayala Center Cebu. Use the hashtag #cebuLitFest to join the fun! A full day of everything literary! Talks, moderated conversations, book fair, readings and musical performances all day! Best of all, its free! For more information call (0915) 445-3049 Check out the schedule: […]


PBBY to offer free literacy seminar in Cebu this July 20

July 16 is the 30th National Children’s Book Day. As part of its celebration, the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY), in partnership with Adarna House and University of San Jose-Recoletos, invites public and private school teachers and librarians to Basa, Mga Kapatid! A Free Seminar on Library Activities and Book Reviewing. The seminar will […]