KK Reading Series presents Glenn Diaz and Michelle T. Tan

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, in cooperation with the Rizal Library, will be hosting a reading and lecture by Glenn Diaz and Michelle T. Tan on Sept. 29, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the 4th floor of […]


NBDB to represent the literary industry at the Sikat Pinoy National Art Fair

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is set to join the Sikat Pinoy National Art Fair on September 26 to 28, 2014, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM at the Megatrade Halls 1 and 2 of SM Megamall. This event is organized by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Bureau of Domestic Trade […]


Booklatan sa Bayan in Iloilo

A two-day session of the Booklatan sa Bayan program will be conducted at West Visayas State University in Iloilo on September 24 to 25, 2014.

To emphasize the theme “The book publishing supply chain and the academic perspective,” the National Book Development Board (NBDB) prepares several discussions to be facilitated by our invited speakers. Among the topics are Authorship and publishing in the university, Writing and publishing venues for young and aspiring writers, New technologies in book publishing, Highlighting literature and local books in the curriculum, Forming a book club and other ways to increase readership in the community, and Copyright 101. Workshops on book designing and storytelling will also be done during the event.


RUAB fun run slated on November 9

Canaman Municipal Library invites the public to RUAB para sa Aking Parabasa 2, a run for a cause which aims to promote the habit of reading Bikoliana books among children. Slated on November 9, the activityis in pursuant to Proclamation No. 109, S. 1936, declaring the month of November as the National Book Month. In partnership with Parasurat […]


Research and theater arts meet in ADNU play

A learned university professor, an allergy-stricken writer, a respected barangay captain and his watchful tigsik tanods, a former NPA commander known for his supernatural skills in battle, a health-worker wife, a young and steadfast Catholic priest, and two lovers in the making—what could bring them to one story-line? When a literature professor decided to gather […]


Red Turnip brings back explosive new play for October

What happens when John, a young gay man, falls in love with a woman? That’s the central conceit behind the play that Filipino critics & audiences have hailed as ‘BRILLIANT’, ‘EXPLOSIVE’ & ‘FLAWLESS’. Red Turnip brings back the hit comedy for ONE WEEKEND ONLY, OCTOBER 3-5 at Whitespace Manila! Find out who ends up with John–W, […]


DLSU to host graphic artist Carlo Vergara’s lecture

De La Salle University Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center cordially invites you to “Kung Paano Ako Naging Manunulat:  Frustration, Fruition, and the Lessons in Between,” a lecture/presentation by CARLO VERGARA, BNSCWC Writing Fellow for Graphic Fiction 2013-2014 9 October 2014, Thursday 4:15 – 5:45 pm 13th Floor Exhibit Area, Henry Sy Sr. Hall De La Salle University 2401 Taft Avenue, […]


Philippine PEN to hold book-club discussion on Dinah Roma’s third book of poetry

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will launch and hold book-club discussion on award-winning poet Dinah Roma’s third book of poetry, “Naming the Ruins,” on 27 September 2014, Saturday, 5:00 pm, at Solidaridad Bookstore, 531 Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. “Naming the Ruins” is published by Vagabond Press, an independent literary […]


Rosario Cruz-Lucero lecture for UP ICW Panayam Lecture Series set for October 1

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) invites everyone to the lecture, “What do Nick Joaquin and Bob Ong have in common?” by Prof. Rosario Cruz-Lucero. The lecture, which is part of the UP ICW’s Panayam Lecture Series, will be held on October 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the C.M. Recto Hall, Bulwagang Rizal, UP Diliman, Quezon City.


UP Visayas to host Maghinun-anon Kita: A Forum on Hiligaynon as the Language of Mass Media

Sa ikaduha nga kahigayunan ang Language Program Office sang Unibersidad sang Pilipinas Visayas liwat nga magapatigayon sang libre kag pampubliko nga forum nga gintig-ulohan “Maghinun-anon Kita: A Forum on Hiligaynon as the Language of Mass Media.” Ang nasambit nga forum partikular nga paga-estoryahan ang papel kag paggamit sang Hiligaynon nga pulong sa mass media sa […]