Write about a city in City Fiction masterclass

Welcome to City Fiction 100: A Fiction Writing Masterclass. Write about a city, real or imagined, in 100 words or less. This will be on 15 November 2013, 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. The masterclass is open to professional and budding writers of all ages. Get feedback from writers Krys Lee and Sarge Lacuesta, and literary agent Andrea Pasion-Flores, with […]


Kanto Collective to host another book swapping and poetry reading

Another round of poetry reading, book swapping, listening party and jamming at Kanto Artist Run Space. The swap will be on October 26, 3pm to October 27, 1am. This will be at the Kanto Artist Run Space, The Collective, 7274 Malugay St., Makati City. Music performance by PPP and Onehitwonder! Facebook event id: https://www.facebook.com/events/168978389962423/?ref=2&ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming&source=1 Map: http://bing.com/maps/default.aspx?v=2&pc=FACEBK&mid=8100&rtp=adr.%7Epos.14.5576027214_121.008294043_Kanto_The+Collective%2C+7274+Malugay+St.%2C+Brgy.+San+Antonio+Village%2C+1203+Makati&cp=14.5576027214%7E121.008294043&lvl=16&sty=r&rtop=0%7E0%7E0%7E&mode=D&FORM=FBKPL2&mkt=en-US


Contests for Hiligaynon children’s literature announced

The Peter Solis Nery Foundation announces its first two categories for the 2014 Peter’s Prize for Excellence in Hiligaynon Literature. They are: Mga Binalaybay Pangbata [Poetry for Children], and Mga Sugilanon Pangbata [Stories for Children]. The contests will start on October 15, 2013, with a deadline of December 15, 2013. For the Children’s Poetry category, […]


High Chair to launch Poetry Comics Issue and new poetry books

High Chair, in partnership with Heights, launches High Chair 18: Poetry Comics Issue at the FINE ARTS ANNEX (Former Communications Department building, in front of the Covered Courts), Ateneo de Manila University on Friday, October 25. The books to be launched are: Guwang ni Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles rubrica ni Niles Jordan Breis Shall We Be Kind and […]


Top Filipino American authors, chefs, documentary films, and a balagtasan headline Book Festival

It’s the hottest ticket in town and it’s FREE! The 2nd Filipino American International Book Festival (Filbookfest) is taking place starting Friday, Oct. 18 until Sunday, Oct. 20 at the San Francisco Main Library on 100 Larkin St. at the Civic Center (take BART or Muni to the Civic Center station). Brought to you by the Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc. […]


KUTING to hold Kuwentuhan Series in UP Diliman

Is there a difference between children’s stories in picture books and textbooks? How can we make informational stories interesting? Come and join Kuting’s Kuwentuhan Series. Writing Educational Stories for Children (Curriculum-based and Informational Text) With Raissa Falgui, Nix Nicolas and Godo Dancel October 19, Saturday, 1pm UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters Rm 310 […]


Kritika Kultura and ACELT to hold K+12 Literature Teaching conference on 15 Feb 2014

Kritika Kultura (KK), the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies, and the Ateneo Center for English Language Teaching (ACELT) will co-organize a national literature teaching conference in line with the enhanced basic education curriculum, also known as the K+12 on 15 February 2014, at Leong Hall Auditorium, Ateneo de Manila University. Entitled […]


53rd UP National Writers Workshop now accepting applications (repost)

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 53rd UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Baguio City on 13-20 April 2014. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants (1) must be writers in English or Filipino; (2) must have attended at […]


Multuhan sa Adarna ngayong Oktubre 26

Inaanyayahan ang lahat ng magulang na dalhin ang kanilang mga tsikiting sa Adarna House para makipagmultuhan sa amin sa ika-26 ng Oktubre (Sabado)! May 25% diskuwento sa lahat ng libro (maliban sa WiKAHON). Meron ding lootbag sa unang 25 batang naka-costume, at kung ang costume ay Pinoy na halimaw o tauhan, may libre ring storybook! Siyempre, may […]


Talks on Pinoy pop culture at the 4th Philippine International Literary Festival

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL) and Ayala Museum presents – Text and The City: the 4th Philippine International Literary Festival. POPtastik Pinoy! A Celebration of Pinoy Pop Culture in Literature, Film, and Komiks November 15, 2013 at the Ayala Museum. Join us in a series of talks, with the participation of […]