UST literary journal call for contributions; deadline July 31

Tomas, the official publication of the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies, is now accepting contributions to the third issue of its second volume. Writers, critics, photographers and artists may submit the following for consideration: fiction (short stories, novel excerpts), a suite of five poems, creative nonfiction, one-act plays, essays (literary, critical), photo essays, drawings and sketches. Works must be previously unpublished. 


Slots still open for Feature Writing Workshop at the Ayala Museum

Slots still available for WRITE NOW! FEATURE WRITING WORKSHOP with Audrey Carpio, Features Editor of Esquire Magazine Philippines. Call 757-7117 to 21 and look for Marj Villaflores, or email education@ayalamuseum.org! Feature Writing Workshop July 3, 5, and 9, 2013  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The Ayala Museum invites everyone with a knack for storytelling and […]


Spend your weekends on Sipat Lawin workshops

Ok! Back to school! Join our creative community, Saturday nights! with WEEKENDS WITH SIPAT LAWIN featuring Talks. Conversations. Workshops. Ukay-ukay. Pagkain. Tindahan.Blank-Ticketed Workshop Seriesare on Saturdays 6:00 Registration. 6:30-10:00pm. JUNE 15: Everything is Valid. DIRECTING WORKSHOP: Devising New Works for the Stage and Out with Jk Anicoche, Action Star and Sipat Lawin Ensemble’s Artistic Director.  JUNE 22: […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Charlie Samuya Veric

Kritika Kultura, the refereed e-journal of language and literary/cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, features a lecture by Dr. Charlie Samuya Veric. The event—part of the Kritika Kultura Lecture Series—is entitled “The World-System of Decolonization,” and will be on June 28, 2013, 4:30 to 6:00 pm at Faura Hall AVR […]


Ateneo Press to launch new editions of Macario Pineda classics

Malugod na inaanyayahan ang publiko ng Pamantasan ng Ateneo de Manila, Kagawaran ng Araling Interdisiplinaryo, at ng Palimbagan ng Pamanatasan sa paglulunsad ng mga akda ni Macario Pineda na binigyan ng introduksiyon ni Soledad Reyes: Halina sa Ating Bukas, Isang Milyong Piso, at Sa Himaymay ng Puso at Iba pang Kuwento. Ito ay gaganapin sa Miyerkules, […]


Manila Noir book launch set for July 6

National Book Store, Glorietta 1 will host the Manila Noir book launch with its editor, award-winning writer Jessica Hagedorn, on July 6, 2013, 4 pm. The book features brand-new stories by: Lourd De Veyra, Gina Apostol, Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo, F.H. Batacan, Jose Dalisay Jr., Eric Gamalinda, Jessica Hagedorn, Angelo Lacuesta, R. Zamora Linmark, Rosario Cruz-Lucero, Sabina Murray, Jonas Vitman, Marianne Villanueva, and Lysley Tenorio.

Manila provides the ideal, torrid setting for an Akashic Noir series volume. It’s where the rich rub shoulders with the poor, where five-star hotels coexist with informal settlements, where religious zeal coexists with superstition, and where politics is often synonymous with celebrity and corruption.

KUTING to hold orientation seminar for applicants this July 6

Be a member of KUTING!

If you love to write for kids, it would be good to be part of an organization of writers for children. Aside from getting access to exclusive workshops and seminars, possible employment, learning, and publication opportunities could open up for you. More important, you could have a direct hand in shaping the local landscape of Philippine children’s literature through the organization.

Kuwentista ng mga Tsikiting (KUTING) is the biggest network of Filipino writers for children. Its members include multi-awarded authors Carla Pacis, Augie Rivera, Luis Gatmaitan, Heidi Emily Eusebio-Abad, Becky Bravo, May Tobias-Papa, Robert Magnuson, and Rhandee Garlitos. The organization has been around for 17 years and has nurtured a long line of children’s literature writers.


CCP to host intellectual property rights forum on June 26

The CCP Arts Education Department through the Cultural Management Division is conducting the Intellectual Property Rights Forum (IPR) for Theater Practitioners on June 26, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:30p.m. at the CCP Silangan Hall, CCP Complex, Pasay City.  It will be a gathering of theater artists, directors, playwrights, and designers in theater to equip them with […]


Taunang panayam ni Virgilio S. Almario ngayong Hunyo 8 na

Dumalo sa taunang panayam na “Reklamasyon ng Pambansang Gunita” ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining para sa Panitikan Virgilio S. Almario sa Hunyo 8, 2013, 1 n.h., sa Silid 201, New College of Arts and Letters (CAL) Bldg., Unibersidad ng Pilipinas-Diliman.


Ateneo Press holds annual book sale

The Ateneo de Manila University Press is holding its annual book sale from June 3 to June 29, 2013. Visit us at the Ateneo Press Bookshop,G/F Bellarmine Building, Ateneo de Manila University, Monday-Thursday, 8-12, 1-6 and on Friday 8-12, 1-5 pm.