Alice M. Sun-Cua to launch second book of travel essays this June 8

Alice M. Sun-Cua will be launching her second book of travel essays, “Autumn in Madrid and Other Travel Tales” (UST Publishing House, 2013), on June 8, 2013, 6 p.m. at Powerbooks, Greenbelt 4, Makati. “Autumn in Madrid” chronicles her “journeys in Spain as well as the passage of the seasons.” Sun-Cua did not intend this book […]


Adarna jumpstarts Dulaang UP’s 38th season

Adarna, the well-known and much-loved Filipino folk tale, opens another year of exciting plays from Dulaang UP which is now on its 38th theater season. Adarna tells the story of Don Juan, the youngest of three princes who went on a journey to find the elusive mystical bird called Ibong Adarna believed to be the […]


Taga-UP Diliman Ka Kung launches book drive for community libraries

Taga-UP Diliman Ka Kung (TUPDKK) Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit corporation registered and certified by the Securities and Exchange Commission (Reg. No. CN201216645). We are a group of UP Diliman Alumni who come together and ignored our differences to commit to one goal – to give back to the UP Community. Together with the College […]


Eskwela sa Parke project gaganapin ngayong Hunyo 1

Storytelling, workshop at kaunting school supplies para sa mga anak ng mga biktima ng paglabag sa karapatang pantao ay gaganapin ngayinga Hunyo 1 sa Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife, Quezon City. Sa mga nais mag-donate, pwedeng magbigay ng mga sumusunod: – 6 notebook, 1 pad, 2 pens and pencils, eraser, sharpener, ruler, crayons, paste, scissors […]


Annual Lampara Books Children’s Story Writing Contest winners announced

LAMPARA Publishing House, Inc. (LPHI) wishes to announce the winners in the recently concluded 2/2012 Annual Lampara Books Children’s Story Writing Contest: First prize—“Si Nina sa Bayan ng Daldalina” by Aliona D. Silva Second prize—“Magkakulay” by Periwinkle S. Cajuiat Third prize—“Si Znork, ang Kabayong Mahilig Matulog” by Mark Anthony Angeles Silva, 21, a resident of […]


Kung paano akong nagkaroon ng mens ni Bebang Siy

100% BEBENTA ITO! Hindi ko inakalang magiging koleksiyon ng sarili kong mga sanaysay ang It’s A Mens World. Sa pinakasimpleng pag-uugat, nagsimula talaga ito as a book project, pero hindi akin kundi sa isang grupo. Taong 2008 noon nang mag-publish ang Psicom ng Pinoy version ng Chicken Soup for the Soul, ito ay ang Sopas […]


Cavite Young Writers Association: Sa Pasong-tagiliran sa Paysáhe ng Panitikan ni Ronald Verzo

Ang luntiang nayon na pinagmulan ko Ay di na matatanaw sa sasakyang ito; Sa hinaba-haba’t tagal ng tinakbo, Tanawi’y iba na… ngayo’y kulay abo. Marahil lumalabong mata, katandaan, o distansiya ang nagpakulay-abo sa dating luntiang Noveleta ng sikat na makatang si Teo Baylen. Marahil hindi mapigilang urbanisasyon. Ngunit mas kapansin-pansing sinasabi sa mga linya ng […]


The Thousand Exuberant Troubles: A brief guide to independent publishing for college students who might want to publish books by Marc Gaba

When considering putting up a small press, knowing why you want to is the first order of business. It is easy to romanticize the making of books (and it is certainly a great pleasure to work out of passion) but a small press is part art and part business, and both parts require pretty serious […]


The State of Publishing: Pages to Pixels by Mina V. Esguerra

The best way to start talking about e-publishing and how it affects Filipino readers and writers is to mention that it is fast becoming one with publishing as we know it. People who used to “write books” are now actually writing “content,” which can be available in print, ebook, audiobook, and a variety of formats. […]


Can one make a living as a freelance writer in the Philippines? by Ime Morales

Can one make a living as a freelance writer in the Philippines? Parents have often said that if we want to strike it rich, don’t be a writer. In reply, their idealistic children would then rattle off names like JK Rowling, Stephen King, Stephenie Meyer, and other high-profile names to defend their choice. After college, […]