UP Alpha Nu Fraternity to hold BosesXBerso: A Poetry Battle for HIV-AIDS Awareness

UP Alpha Nu Fraternity, a brotherhood open and sensitive to men of different sexual orientations, shall celebrate World AIDS Day through spoken word or performance poetry competition this December 5, 2015 from 6 PM to 9 PM. This is BosesXBerso: A Poetry Battle for HIV-AIDS Awareness. Venue is at College of Mass Communication Auditorium, UP […]


Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan presents TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit

Ever thought that once is just not enough? Then we’re giving you Twice! Twice the artworks, twice the wonders, twice the story.  Everyone’s invited to Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan’s Annual Exhibit for 2015. Make sure to save the date because it will be twice the feast for your eyes! TWICE: Ang INK Annual Exhibit December […]


Drunken Poetry Night 9 presents Scorpio Nights poetry reading

Ikaw ba ay nalulungkot, walang makausap? Nanlalamig mag-isa sa ilalim ng kumot?  Halika, sama-sama tayong magpainit sa susunod na Linggo, ika-29 ng Nobyembre. Hulihin, ang pang-aakit sa mga kataga.  Tikman, ang tutukso ng iyong libido sa entablado.  Abutin, ang rurok ng ligaya kasiping ng mga makatang nagbabaga at handang maglabas sa kanilang pagbasa. Sana ikaw rin ay […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Malini Johar Schueller

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will be hosting a lecture by Malini Johar Schueller titled “The Pedagogical Subjects of US Empire and the Case of Bienvenido Santos.” The lecture will be on Nov. 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 […]


UP Press to hold December book sale

As part of its 50th anniversary, the UP Press will be holding a sale from December 1 to 11, 2015, at its bookstore on E. de los Santos St., UP Diliman, Quezon City. UP Press titles will be at 20 percent off, and non-UP Press titles will be at 5 percent off. A special sale […]


12th Lamiraw Workshop announces 12 workshop fellows

The 12th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop which will be held on December 2-4, 2015 at the Visayas State University (VSU), Baybay City, Leyte announces the 12 workshop fellows this year: (Sebuano) 1) Lota Lleve of Visayas State University (VSU), 2) Salvador Catre of Visayas State University (VSU), 3) John Eras of University of Cebu (UC) […]


UP Press to launch fourteen new titles

The University of the Philippines Press will be launching fourteen new titles as part of its celebrations for its 50th anniversary. The book launch dubbed Paglulunsad will be held on November 27, 2015, Friday, 4:00 p.m. at the 2nd floor Balay Kalinaw, corner Guerrero and Dagohoy Streets, UP Diliman Campus. The titles to be launched […]


Writers Night sa Nobyembre 26 na

Gaganapin na ang Writers Night sa Nov. 26, 6PM, sa UP Diliman Executive House, UP Diliman Quezon City. Inaanyayahan ang lahat ng UP Institute of Creative Writing. Ilulunsad din ang Likhaan Journal 9 na inedit ni Luna Sicat Cleto, Eugene Evasco, Isabela Banzon, at Charlson Ong. Sa ngayon, LIRA, Malate, Word Anonymous, Loudbox, at Thomasian […]


Gawad Digmaang Rosas 11 deadline extended

GENERAL MECHANICS:

  1. Gawad Digmaang Rosas 11 is open to Kapampangan Youth participants who are 15-30 years old before November 30, 2015 (ceiling age as defined by R.A. 8044 or the Youth in Nation-Building Act).
  2.  “Umalpas: Pagtatalaban ng Kaalaman at Karanasan” serves as the theme for the awards night which will be held in January 2016. Entries may or may not bear the theme.
  3. Participants who are not residents of Pampanga but have Kapampangan roots may join.
  4. Entries may be written in Kapampangan, Filipino or English. Entries should show Kapampangan sensibilities.

Groundbreaking anthology of Filipinos in Singapore launched to a full house

Singapore—The first collection of poetry, fiction, and essays by Filipinos in Singapore has been launched at the 2015 Singapore Writers Festival. In a groundbreaking initiative, Ethos Books Singapore and a group of Filipinos have published Get Lucky: An Anthology of Philippine and Singapore Writings, a collection of works by mostly Filipinos in Singapore. The anthology […]