UMPIL Congress on April 30

In celebration of the National Literature Month, the Unyon ng Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) will hold its National Writers Congress on April 30, 2016, 8 am to 5 pm, at the Faura Hall AVR, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City. The congress consists of a writers forum in the morning, and the awarding ceremonies of […]


Marites Vitug to deliver the 2016 Adrian Cristobal Lecture

Eminent journalist and author Marites Danguilan Vitug will deliver the 2016 Adrian Cristobal Lecture, which will be held on 22 February 2016, Monday, 3:00PM, at the AIM Conference Center Manila (ACCM), J.V. del Rosario Building, Benavidez cor. Trasierra Sts., Legaspi Village, Makati City. Her lecture is entitled “Democracy beyond elections: overcoming impotence.”  The Adrian E. […]


UMPIL announces Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas awardees

The Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) or The Writers’ Union of the Philippines will hold the Writers’ Congress on 29 August 2015, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Venue will be the Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. This year’s Adrian Cristobal Lecturer is Solita Monsod, notable economist and media personality. […]


UMPIL to host ASEAN Literary Symposium

ASEAN LITERARY SYMPOSIUM 26-28 August 2015 Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University  Loyola Heights, Quezon City Organized by the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) (Writers’ Union of the Philippines) in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF) (Commission on Filipino Language), and the Ateneo de […]


UMPIL National Conference 2014 to be held on August 28 to 30

Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL), or the Writers’ Union of the Philippines, will hold its national conference UMPIL Pambansang Kumperensiya 2014 on “Ang Rehiyonal na Panitikan Bilang Pambansang Panitikan” (The Regional Literature as National Literature) on 28-30 August 2014, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, at the University of the Philippines (UP) College of […]


‘Umpilan’ hinggil sa literaturang Tagalog at Tsinoy idaraos sa San Agustin Iloilo sa Abril 28

Idaraos ng Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) sa pakikipagtulungan ng Office of Research and Planning ng Pamantasang San Agustin sa Lungsod Iloilo ang “Umpilan sa Iloilo,” bahagi ng serye ng mga panayam hinggil sa mga panitikan ng Filipinas, sa pagtalakay sa lagay at tunguhin ng panitikang Tagalog at Tsinoy, sa Abril 28, 2014, […]


UMPIL announces 2013 Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas recipients

The Unyon ng Mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) is pleased to announce the seven recipients of the 2013 Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas, writers Alice Tan Gonzales (fiction in Hiligaynon), Grace Hsieh-Hsing Lee (poetry in Chinese), Francisco T. Ponce (fiction in Ilocano), Eduardo Jose E. Calasanz (poetry in Filipino), Rolando B. Tolentino (fiction and essay […]


UMPIL to hold annual convention and the Andres Bonifacio Conference for Teachers this August

To celebrate the Andres Bonifacio sesquicentennial and as an important part of its annual convention, the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) will hold the “Andres Bonifacio As Writer Conference for Teachers” on 29-31 August 2013 at the Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Guest of honor is scholar […]


Umpilan sa panitikan Waray, idaraos sa Ateneo ngayong Mayo 17

Idaraos ng Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) ang ikatlong “Umpilan”, ang serye ng mga panayam hinggil sa mga panitikan ng Filipinas, sa pagtalakay sa lagay at tunguhin ng panitikang Waray, sa Mayo 17, 2013, 4:30 pm, sa Natividad Galang Fajardo (NGF) Conference Room, Gusaling Horacio De La Costa ng Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila. […]


Call for nominations: 26th Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas

The Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL, or Writers Union of the Philippines) has opened the nominations for its annual Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas. The lifetime achievement awards will be given on August 31, 2013, during the annual UMPIL convention. Founded in 1974, UMPIL is the largest organization of Filipino writers in the country. […]