Sitwasyon ng Panitikang Pambata sa Pilipinas (2010-2012) ni Eugene Y. Evasco

Introduksiyon ng Interaktibong e-book at Picture Book Apps      May dalawang mahalagang pangyayari sa kasalukuyan ang nagdulot ng pagbabago sa produksiyon ng mga aklat pambata sa bansa. Una rito ang pag-usbong at pag-unlad ng teknolohiya sa mga mobile phone, tablet, at internet na nagbigay-daan sa paglikha ng mga interaktibong e-book at mga picture book […]


Call for submissions to An Anthology of Contemporary Fiction

The volume will be edited by Dean Francis Alfar and Angelo R. Lacuesta. Volume 1 will be the first book in an anthology series that will showcase fiction by Filipino writers, age 45 and under, selected without regard for boundaries or genres.  Submission Guidelines 1. Submissions are open to all Filipino citizens 45 years and younger as of […]


Iyas Literary Contest now accepting entries

The Iyas Literary Contest is now accepting entries. The contest is open to Hiligaynon writers under 40 years old only. Below are more details: Categories POETRY in Hiligaynon ONE-ACT-PLAY in Hiligaynon Contest Rules – entries must be the original work of the author – authors may submit only 1 entry per category only unpublished works may be […]


Anvil Publishing’s Back to School Special features books for parents and kids

Weeks before the start of classes, parents make sure that their kids are ready for school. Conscientious parents have a BTS checklist: from tuition fees to uniforms, shoes, bags and school supplies, making sure that no important detail is overlooked.   Most parents know that preparing a child for school is more than completing the […]


Come to the Mini Komikon Night at Little Lit Fest

Come one, come all. Visprint, together with Komikon Inc., is sponsoring this year’s MINI-KOMIKON night for National Book Development Board – Philippines’s Little Lit Fest. ADMISSION IS FREE!


Join the GeekFight Trivia Night! at the PETA Theater Center

Join the GeekFight Trivia Night! at The PETA Theater Center this coming May 31. GeekFight marks its fourth anniversary and they are back to basics with a special eighth category: MOVIES; TELEVISION; LITERATURE; COMICS; VIDEO GAMES; MUSIC; TABLETOP GAMING; VOX POPULI + This game is part of the Philippine Educational Theater Association’s Roofdeck Series! We […]


Budding writers and illustrators invited to NBDB’s Little Lit Festival’s workshops

Budding writers and illustrators are invited to sign up for workshops designed especially for them at the NBDB’s Little Lit Festival. Nerisa del Carmen Guevara, esteemed poet and beloved teacher, will facilitate a workshop titled “Poetry writing for teens ages 13 to 19,” on May 30, 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  Christopher Cheng, Australian-based creator […]


Call for contributions to Silliman Journal tribute issue to the Tiempos

The Silliman Journal (SJ) of Silliman University is calling for contributions for its special literary issue, the Tiempo Centenary Issue, to be dedicated to Dr. Edilberto K. Tiempo and to Dr. Edith L. Tiempo. The journal is accepting works in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and literary criticism. The deadline for submission has been set on […]


Philippine PEN to launch joint poetry book by two women authors

As a belated Mother’s Day tribute, the Philippine PEN (Poets, Essayists and Novelists) will be launching works by three esteemed and accomplished women writers in English: Gloria Goloy and Doris Trinidad’s joint poetry collection, “Two Voices” (UST Publishing House, 2012), and Fe Aldaba Yap’s “Global Filipino Crossing Borders” (DLSU Publishing House, 2013) on May 25, […]


Umil, Roberto Ofanda “Abet”

Ipinanganak si Roberto Ofanda “Abet” Umil noong 11 Enero 1961 sa Salcedo, Eastern Samar. Ngunit siya ay napadpad na at nanirahan sa Pinabacdao, Western Samar, Makati, Project 4, Sapang Palay, Pasay, Malabon, Bangued, Pandacan, Muntinlupa, Aparri, Zamboanga at Davao. Nag-aral siya ng BS Agriculture sa Gregorio Araneta University Foundation. Habang nasa pamantasan, naging masugid siyang estudyante ng […]