MAKILINC returns to Makiling and UPLB

In celebration of the National Arts Month, the Philippine High School for the Arts (PHSA), in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB), will once more offer the Makiling Inter-Cultural Arts Festival (MAKILINC) on 1-7 February. Day 1 will be opened by the Los Baños City Mayor Caesar Perez who included the […]


Poet Ricardo de Ungria is new Silliman Workshop Director

Award-winning poet Ricardo de Ungria has been appointed Director-in-Residence for the 54th Silliman University National Writers Workshop by Silliman President Dr. Ben S. Malayang III upon the recommendation of the Advisory Board of the Edilberto and Edith Tiempo Creative Writing Center through its Coordinator, Ian Rosales Casocot. De Ungria has published eight books of poetry […]


Call for collabs to Chromatext Rebooted

We are pleased to announce a call for submissions to CHROMATEXT REBOOTED, a visual arts show scheduled to open sometime in November 2015 at the Main Gallery of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This group show will involve artworks based on, coupled with, or related to words/poems/prose, or any kind of visual art executed […]


UP DECL to host lecture on historiographic metafiction

The UP DECL invites literary fans to Prof. Kit Uychoco’s lecture on “Memory, Fantasy, Narrative and Myth: Historiographic Metafiction and the Shifting of Filipina Identities in Three Novels” which will be held on 2 February 2015, 2 pm at the Arcellana Reading Room. This paper hopes to discover how the use of historiographic metafiction can […]


Tanghalang Ateneo and Ateneo Fine Arts present Godot^5

One script. Five studies. One Godot to wait for. Tanghalang Ateneo and Ateneo Fine Arts present Godot^5: Five Ruminations on Samuel Beckett’s ‘En attendant Godot.’ Direction by Jk Anicoche Filipino Translation by Guelan Varela-Luarca Production Design by Ralph Lumbres Lights Design by Ninya Bedruz Sound Design by Teresa Barrozo Graphics Design by Niki Calma February […]


PETA presents Haring Lear

STUDIO CONNECTIONS INTERNATIONAL, In partnership with School of Design and Arts Dela Salle College of St. Benilde, presents PETA’S HARING LEAR, Bienvenido Lumbera’s adaptation of Shakespear’s King Lear. DESCRIPTION:  The play is set in a post nuclear landscape that highlights the dramatic descent of a king into madness. As he is plunged into the world […]


KK Reading Series presents Laurel Fantauzzo and Ned Parfan

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, Fine Arts Program, and the Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP)—will be hosting a reading and lecture by Laurel Fantauzzo and Ned Parfan on LGBT writing on […]


PEN to host launch of Elmer Ordoñez’s new book Snows of Yesteryear

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will host the launching of “Snows of Yesteryear” (University of the Philippines Press, 2014) by Elmer A. Ordoñez on 31 January 2015, 5:00 in the afternoon, at the Solidaridad Bookshop, Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. Ordonez is a SEA Write-Philippines awardee for 2008. He has […]


13th Ateneo National Writers’ Workshop now accepting applications for fellowships

The Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP) is accepting applicants for the 13th Ateneo National Writers’ Workshop (ANWW) to be held on May 11-15, 2015, at Ateneo de Manila University. Each applicant should submit via e-mail a portfolio of any of the following: (a) five poems; (b) three short stories, (c) two plays, […]


Call for submissions to The New Voices anthologies of poetry and fiction

Attention, new writers: The Department of English and Comparative Literature of the University of the Philippines in Diliman is calling for submissions to New Voices, a two-volume anthology of poetry and fiction by new Filipino authors writing in English. To be published by the UP Press and possibly in cooperation with the Commission on Higher […]