LIKHAAN Panayam Lecture Series: Making Komiks

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) invites everyone to attend “Making Komiks,” a panel discussion on contemporary Filipino komiks writing and production on 27 February 2019 (Wednesday), 2:30-4 p.m. at Palma Hall Pavilion 1 Room 1131, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Speaking at the event will be Carljoe Javier, former managing editor of Anino […]


Call for contributions to UP ICW’s special commemorative anthology, 40@40

The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is issuing a special call for submissions to 40@40, a commemorative issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. The anthology will be released in time for the Institute’s ruby anniversary in December 2018. The ICW began in 1978 as the UP Creative Writing […]


A Big Boost for Translation

by Jose Dalisay Jr. THIS YEAR marks the 40th anniversary of the University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing, which was established by the UP Board of Regents in 1978 as the Creative Writing Center. I had just returned to UP as an English major after dropping out for ten years when I was taken […]