Panawagan para sa Kontribusyon sa Antolohiya ng Tulang Pambata

May mga tulang-pambata ka bang naisulat? Kami ay nag-aanya sa inyo, bata man o matanda upang magbigay ng kontribusyon para sa aming bubuuin antolohiya ng mga tulang-pambata. Magsisilbing editor sina Rhandee Garlitos, Genaro R. Gojo Cruz at John Enrico Torralba. Anumang anyo ng tulang-pambata ay aming tatanggapin (may sukat at tugma, malayang taludturan, tulang may […]


PETA debuts Improv Nights

The Silly People’s Improv Theater (SPIT) gang will be in PETA this May 15 & 21 (Wed) as part of our roofdeck series! Enjoy an unscripted, unrehearsed, and spontaneous performance made of improvisation and comedy sketches created on the spot by a set of experienced improv theater actors!  Tickets are Php200 each. For inquiries and […]


Anvil and Bestsellers to launch Motherhood Statements

Anvil Publishing and Bestsellers celebrate Mother’s Day with the release of Motherhood Statements, a collection of essays about motherhood edited by Cyan Abad-Jugo and Rica Bolipata-Santos, The book will be launched in Bestsellers 4th Level Robinsons Galleria at 6pm on May 9, 2013. The book is an attempt to map out with words the most tricky and exciting terrain of […]


5 alumni and 13 writing fellows to 20th Iligan Workshop announced

The MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) and the National Commission for Culture and Arts (NCCA) announce the selection of 18 writing fellows out of 65 applicants to the 20th year of the Iligan National Writers Workshop (INWW). The workshop is on May 20-24, 2013 at the MSU-IIT. The Iligan Workshop is one of five national […]


Call for contributions to San Agustin Writers Workshop Anthology

To celebrate the one decade of the San Agustin Writers Workshop, the Fray Luis de Leon Creative Writing Institute of the University of San Agustin-Iloilo is publishing an anthology of the works of the workshop alumni. The Institute is calling all alumni of the San Agustin Writers Workshop (2003-2012) to contribute their new works for […]


UMPIL to hold annual convention and Andres Bonifacio Conference for Teachers this August

To celebrate the Andres Bonifacio sesquicentennial and as an important part of its annual convention, the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) will hold the “Andres Bonifacio As Writer Conference for Teachers” on 29-31 August 2013 at the Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. Guest of honor is scholar […]


NBDB now accepting applicants for 2013 writing grant

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is calling upon authors with manuscripts for books to apply for the National Book Development Trust Fund Grant for 2013. The chosen manuscripts will receive a grant of at least P200,000.00 each. Manuscripts should be on any of the following: Local history of a province written in English or Filipino; […]


Join the Aspiring Writers Contest ng Sunday Inquirer Magazine

Join the Aspiring Writers Contest ng Sunday Inquirer Magazine. The Theme of the Month: THE GREATEST LESSON I LEARNED FROM RIZAL


NBDB to hold Little Lit Festival this May

Once upon a time, in an unassailable fort, an invisible kingdom, a secret galaxy, lived a child— you. You were a rebel, a fairy, an alien. You were different, brave, and inquisitive. Though you were sometimes hurt, confused, let down, you always found courage. You battled bullies, monsters, and fought the mundane. One day, you […]


Free Adarna minibooks with your favorite Papa ketchup

Buy a 1-kilo bottle of Papa Ketchup and get a free Adarna House mini-storybook! Papa Ketchup, with Vitamin A, is giving another good reason to take care of our eyes: reading! The cute storybook collectibles are now available through supermarkets and grocery stores. The available minibooks are Ang Mahiyaing Manok (written by Rebecca Añonuevo and illustrated by […]