The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS) announces that it is accepting applications to its second […]

Tomás, the official peer-reviewed literary journal of the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies, is now accepting contributions to the sixth 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.

Let's Celebrate -- The Cirilo F. Bautista Event

Parangal Para Kay Cirilo

Launching of Things Happen: Poems 2012 
(University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2014)
by Cirilo F. Bautista

Reading Bautista
The Readers: Gemino Abad, Alice Sun Cua, Carlomar Arcangel Daoana, Marjorie Evasco, Dinah Roma, Alfred Yuson

The 1st Filipino Komiks Market or the KOMIKET is all set and ready to launch this Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at the Elements Centris (EDSA cor. Quezon Avenue). DON’T MISS OUT!

Whether you’re a curious komiks newbie or a voracious book reader, come and join the fun—discover a Filipino komikbook this Easter. Get first dibs of the newest releases, meet and greet the artists, and hundreds of komikbooks to choose from!

SUPPORT FILIPINO KOMIKS.Komiket aims to help cultivate, promote and recognize local talent in Philippine Komiks, and give more opportunities for creators to share their works to more readers.It’s only an MRT ride away to a fun and exciting way to spend Easter. 


  • This competition is open to Filipino citizens of all ages, published or yet-to-be published writers.
  • The entry is one (1) unpublished novel, an original work, in English or Filipino. The theme is open. All genres are acceptable. Total word count of the novel should not go beyond 125,000 words.
  • Only one (1) entry per contestant will be accepted. Entry must be the author’s own, which has not previously been published in any form (including self-publication). The entry must contain the title of the novel and the author’s pseudonym.
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