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 and live-tweeting the actual workshop panels on the official UPNWW Twitter account

Naku, Nakuu, Nakuuu! wins Peter Pan Prize

We’ve known for quite some time now, and we’re so happy to have finally received permission to announce it to the world: the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Sweden has awarded this year’s Peter Pan Prize to Naku, Nakuu, Nakuuu!. Our cheers, cartwheels, and confetti to author Nanoy Rafael, illustrator Sergio Bumatay III, and […]

Call for submissions to Paper Monster Press’s I, Icarus

Paper Monster Press Presents I, Icarus (its 9th issue to date). I, Icarus is an exploration of flight, levitation, and the almost surreal human and animal need for freedom. More than a nod to the brash, young boy who flew too near the sun and gained immortality through a shortcut reserved to a select few, […]

UP Film Institute to hold workshops for scriptwriting, etc., this summer

The UP Film Institute will be holding summer workshops, including intermediate scriptwriting-found stories with Armando “Bing” Lao and basic scriptwriting with Raz dela Torre. Take the next step with multi-awarded screenwriter and script consultant Bing Lao, whose works include Brillante Mendoza’s KINATAY, Jeffrey Jeturian’s TUHOG and Chito Rono’s ITANONG MO SA BUWAN. See below for more details and schedules: […]

Poets and musicians perform for Subic Bay rehab this March 31

In association with the 2nd Subic Bay Water Summit, OOPS! (Olongapo Outdoor Poets Society) presents: Waters of March “We are the Waters of March.” We, the artists, are all potentially life-giving instruments. Our artistry, potent as water, is a universal solvent. Our music shall quench an inner, transcendental thirst. Our poetry, fluid as water, shall assume […]

2013 PETA Summer Program: Your Stories Take Centerstage

Share your PETA Summer Workshop stories, link your workshop photos, and tag your friends and classmates! Your story just might be featured in our website. How was the workshop experience? What did you learn? Any interesting stories or memories with your classmates? We’d love to hear all about them! Give the next participants a good […]

Performance Studies Lectures at De La Salle-Manila and UP Diliman

Students, scholars, and artists and the public are invited to two lectures on March 25, 2013 to be given by Dr. Marin Blazevic from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.  The lectures will be held at the University of the Philippines Diliman and De La Salle University-Manila:  ‘(Mis)Performance Theory and Practice: A Lecture and Panel Discussion on Performance Studies’ […]

Learn Creative Writing for Teens this summer at the Ayala Museum

If you are a young adult (12 to 18 years old) with a knack for writing and storytelling, join the Ayala Museum’s Creative Writing for Teens workshop this summer. Tap your creative juices and hone your writing skills in the company of a facilitator and fellow aspiring writers. By the end of this workshop, you […]

Join Ayala Museum’s summer writing classes, Write Now

Drawing not your thing? Paint with words and choose from our WRITE NOW! classes. More info on all our workshops at, or just send us a message here on Facebook and our Twitter (@ayalamuseum)! WRITE NOW! Writing Workshops at Ayala Museum this summer! CREATIVE WRITING FOR TEENS April 2, 4, 10 and 12 with Sandra Nicole Roldan […]

Mga nanalong Makata ng Taon, tinanghal na

Isang malugod na pagbati sa mga kaibigang makata na nagwagi sa 2013 Talaang Ginto. Ang pagpili sa mga nagwagi, kung saan ang nagkamit ng Unang Gantimpala ay tatanghaling Makata ng Taon 2013, ay mahusay na pinasyahan nina Jose F. Lacaba, Fidel Rillo, at Michael M. Coroza.  Mula sa 78 lahok, nakamit nina Joselito D. Delos Reyes ang Unang Gantimpala […]