Ateneo Press general sale extended till May 6

To accommodate more faculty members affected by the fires that gutted the UP Faculty Center and three UE buildings early this month, the Ateneo de Manila University Press is extending its general sale. Until May 6, all Ateneo Press titles are available at half price, and every affected faculty is entitled to one free book. […]


UST CCWLS to host Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Miguel Syjuco

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS), in cooperation with the UST Department of Literature, will be holding “Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Miguel Syjuco” on May 4, 2016, 3:00-5:00 PM, at the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg., University of Santo Tomas, España St., Sampaloc, Manila.  This event is […]


Romance Masterclass: Editing Your Novel Seminar + Workshop to be held in Manila

Working on a romance novel that needs a little tender loving care? Get an editors’ perspective on what you should consider when writing or revising your work. Better yet, get four editors to weigh in on the matter! Join a morning seminar where four seasoned editors share their knowledge about making a good book great, […]


Kasingkasing Press to launch two new books on April 30

Kasingkasing Press will launch two books on April 30, 3:00 P.M, during the Produkto Lokal Fair at the Yusay-Consing Mansion (in front of Molo Church), Locsin Street, Molo, Iloilo City. Mansyon by Agnes Españo-Dimzon is a collection of creative non-fiction in Hiligaynon. The essays are recordings of the author’s various personal experiences. The collection is […]


Balangay Productions to hold Seminar on Philippine Copyright and Textbooks

Why do many of our school textbooks contain factual errors and questionable content? Do textbook authors, editors, and producers really know everything they need to know as far as textbook production is concerned? And the burning question: How do we make sure that Filipino students are armed with good textbooks using quality, copyrighted materials from […]


13th Lamiraw Workshop announces 10 workshop fellows

The 13th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop slated on April 27-29, 2016 at Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU), Calbayog City, Samar, announces the 10 workshop fellows this year:  (Waray) 1) Aivee Badulid (UP Tacloban)/Dolores, Eastern Samar, 2) Butz Eguia (DWU)/Tacloban City, 3) Anita Christine Macale (Leyte Normal University)/Salcedo, Eastern Samar, 4) Kimberly Mae Ortego (Leyte Normal […]


Award-winning books to be featured on International Book Day

In celebration of International Book Day and National Literature Month, winners of the 34th National Book Awards including social media non-fiction iStatus Nation by Joselito Delos Reyes, anthology Ang Labingtatlong Pasaway edited by Jun Cruz Reyes, comic book 14 by Manix Abrera, short fiction collection WonderLust by Nikki Alfar, speculative fiction Dwellers by Eliza Victoria, […]


The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) now on its 7th year

The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) is a landmark project of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) that celebrates literature and promotes best publishing practices through discourse on issues of authorship and readership shaping the local book industry. Since its inception in 2010, the festival has become a major gathering and focal point for authors, […]


Polish your masterpiece now as 66th Palanca Awards issues last call for entries

​​​Aspiring Palanca awardees only have until the end of the month to polish their masterpieces as its organizer and sponsor, the Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., has announced its last call for entries. Contenders are urged to submit before the deadline at midnight of April 30, 2016. This year’s Palanca Awards is accepting entries for the […]


3in1 para sa TAYSAN

Ang “3in1 para sa TAYSAN” ay isang Fund Raising Cultural Event para sa agarang pagpapalaya sa mga bilanggong politikal na TAYSAN 3. Makiisa at tunghayan ang isang gabi ng mga awitin at kultural na pagtatanghal ng mga musikero’t artista, art raffle ng mga likhang obra ng mga sikat at kontemporaryong visual artists, at lugawan. Layunin […]