Deadline to 53rd UP National Writers Workshop extended to 10 January 2014

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 53rd UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Baguio City on 13-20 April 2014. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants (1) must be writers in English or Filipino; (2) must have attended at […]


Writers Night sa Disyembre 6 na; subastahan, fundraising activities kasado na

Sa darating na taunang Writers Night sa 6 Disyembre, ang tuon ng ating pansin at pagtulong ay sa mga manunulat at iba pang alagad ng sining na nasalanta ng bagyo, lindol, at iba pang kalamidad.

Kami po mula sa Likhaan: U.P. Institute of Creative Writing ay nag-aanyaya sa inyo na maghandog ng salapi at/o bagay mula sa inyong puso. Tulad ninyo,  hiningian din po namin ng kanilang nilagdaang manuskrito at libro ang mga Pambansang Alagad ng Sining na sina Virgilio Almario, Bienvenido Lumbera, at Francisco Sionil Jose. Gayundin, nangalap din kami ng mahahalagang gamit ng mga manunulat gaya ng paboritong papet ni Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio o polo ni Cirilo Bautista o sombrero ni Teo Antonio o makinilya ni Rebecca Añonuevo.


2013 Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award finalists announced

The LIKHAAN: UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) and the Madrigal-Gonzalez family are pleased to announce the finalists for the 13th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award (MGBFBA). They are: Body Haul by Allan Pastrana, Silver Fish, Hook of Moon by Neal Imperial, After the Body Displaces Water by Daryll Delgado, Falling Into the Manhole: A Memoir by John Jack Wigley,Agueda: A Ballad of […]


4th PILF comes to UP Diliman with “Text in the City”

The UP Institute of Creative Writing and the National Book Development Board will hold the “Text in the City”: The 4th Philippine International Literary Festival at the University of the Philippines Diliman on 14 November 2013 from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Claro M. Recto Hall and several rooms […]


53rd UP National Writers Workshop now accepting applications (repost)

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 53rd UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Baguio City on 13-20 April 2014. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants (1) must be writers in English or Filipino; (2) must have attended at […]


Poet Romulo Baquiran to lecture at the UP Diliman

The Likhaan: UP Insitute of Creative Writing invites everyone to the lecture “Punto de Bista Bilang Ideolohiya sa Mga Tulang Pasalaysay sa Tagalog 1911-1955” by Prof. Romulo P. Baquiran, Jr. The lecture will be held on 4 September 2013, 2:30 p.m. at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The lecture […]


53rd 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 53rd UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Baguio City on 13-20 April 2014. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants (1) must be writers in English or Filipino; (2) must have attended at […]


Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo to deliver lecture on the literary memoir

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing invites the public to attend Prof. Emeritus Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo delivers her lecture, “To Remember to Remember: Writing the Literary Memoir,” at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center, UP Diliman on 2 August 2013 at 2:30 p.m.


UP ICW to host Marivi Soliven in Mango Bride book reading

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing, UP Department of English and Comparative Literature and National Book Store invites everyone to a reading from “The Mango Bride” by US-based Filipino author Marivi Soliven. The reading will be held on 7 August 2013 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center, […]


Live-blogging of the 52nd UP National Writers Workshop

If you’ve always wondered about what goes on during the advanced UP National Writers Workshop (UPNWW) for mid-career writers, here’s your chance to find out. The secretariat of the 52nd UPNWW will be posting updates about the workshop on the official workshop blog http://upworkshop2013.wordpress.com/ and live-tweeting the actual workshop panels on the official UPNWW Twitter account http://twitter.com/upworkshop.