11th Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting Competition now accepting entries

1. The 11th Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting Competition is open to all Filipinos. 2. Entries must not have been previously published, and all entrants must warrant the originality of their submitted entries.  3. Writers may submit only one entry, in English or Filipino, which shall be of 1,000 words or less. This word limit is a strict and […]


Open call for submissions–Science Fiction: Filipino Fiction For Young Adults

Editors Dean Francis Alfar (publisher of the Philippine Speculative Fictionanthologies) and Kenneth Yu (publisher of Philippine Genre Stories), and co-editors for Horror: Filipino Fiction For Young Adults, announce an open call for short fiction submissions for Science Fiction: Filipino Fiction for Young Adults. The Filipino Fiction for Young Adults is a new annual anthology series, with the first volume […]


Ninotchka Rosca graces UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies

Ninotchka Rosca visited the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies and giving a talk on literary time, offering advice to Literature and Creative Writing majors, as well as students and guests from other colleges, universities, and institutions, and signing copies of her books. CCWLS Director Professor Emeritus Dr. Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo (left) and CCWLS Resident fellow […]


Mapua Tekno Teatro to restage “BRO”

Mapua Tekno Teatro will restage its Dramafest 6’s BEST PLAY entitled “BRO.”  Written by Lorenzo Miguel Lorenso Miguel Laviña Directed by Jovy C. Vieja It will be on January 24 Mapua Makati’s AVR2 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:00pm January 24 Mapua Intramuros’ Seminar room 10:30am, 1:30pm and 3:00pm PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN basis! SEE YOU THERE MAPUANS! Please contact Anton […]


The ACELT-KK Conference Mini Book Sale scheduled

The Ateneo Center for English Language Teaching (ACELT)-Kritika Kultura (KK) National Conference 2014: Literature, Region, and the World in K-12 presents The ACELT-KK Conference Mini Book Sale, featuring the following confirmed publishers: Ateneo de Manila University Press University of the Philippines Press University of Santo Tomas Publishing House De La Salle University Publishing House Anvil Publishing […]


Adarna has 40 storybooks at 40 pesos each, & more!

Here are 3 things you will be enjoying when you come by our showroom on February 8 (Saturday): 40 for P40. Our storybooks, usually priced Php 73.00, will be on sale for only Php 40.00 each from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. (See complete mechanics at the bottom of this post.) 40% off. A warehouse sale […]


REKOBERI: A benefit gig for the recovery of poet Axel Pinpin slated

Activist, poet and peasant organizer Axel Pinpin needs our help. He is now in the Intensive Care Unit of the Lung Center of the Philippines being treated for pneumonia. This will be on January 23, 2014, 6PM-2AM, BKB Black Kings’ Bar, West Avenue, Quezon City For those who would like to extend financial help, contact Jamjam Pinpin at 0942.274.5591. […]


Deadline for 53rd UP National Writers Workshop extended to January 31

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 6-13 April 2014. Here are the submission guidelines: QUALIFICATIONS To qualify, applicants (1) must be writers in English or Filipino; (2) must have attended at least […]


PETA closes theater season with “RAK OF AEGIS”

The music of the legendary pop-rock band Aegis conquers the local theater scene as Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) closes its 46th Theater Season with “Rak of Aegis”,  a Pinoy rock comedy-musical featuring the songs of Aegis. Opening January 31 at The PETA Theater Center, “Rak of Aegis” will run for 6 weeks, Fridays to Sundays […]


Burutlakan Writers Workshop: Seminar sa Pagsulat bukas para sa mga aplikasyon

Bilang pakikiisa sa taunang National Arts Month, ang UP Hayskul sa Iloilo (UPHSI) ay magsasagawa ng Burutlakan Writers Workshop: Seminar sa Pagsulat sang Sugilanon-pangbata sa Hiligaynon sa darating na Pebrero 1, 2014, sa UPHSI Conference Room sa ganap na 7:00 n.u hanggang 5:00 n.h. Uupo bilang panelista ang mga manunulat pambata sa Hiligaynon na sina […]