The efforts of writers in keeping Philippine literature alive in the last two years is no small thing. We want to celebrate that bravery in the face of all the challenges the pandemic threw our way, and so we are throwing a party: the UP Writers […]
The pen is as mighty as the sword. When many of our battles are fought in confinement, words become a source of comfort and direction. This November, Likhaan’s PAN and GANAP are featuring a special series, “Poetika Pandemya,” a collaboration with LIRA (Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, […]
Finding LGBTQ (shorthand, “Queer”) literature in mainstream Philippine bookstores has become easier. Despite their availability, however, queer texts have yet to be considered a standard part of reading lists in schools. To bridge the disconnect between shelves and the classroom, GlobalGrace Philippines, in partnership with the […]

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