CCP to launch Ani 39 literary journal

City of Pasay, Metro Manila – More than a hundred literary works are featured in the 39th issue of the official literary journal of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Ani 39 themed “Kahayupan/The Animal Kingdom” covering the period of 2015 – 2016 will be launched on September 23, 2016 at the CCP Silangan […]

CCP to Celebrate Arcellana’s Literary Legacy

The Intertextual Division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) invites teachers, students and lovers of Philippine Literature to the opening ceremonies of the Centennial Celebration of the birth of National Artist Francisco Arcellana. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held on September 6, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. […]

Libreng Pambansang Kumperensiya sa Wika, Panitikan at Kulturang Pilipino at Paglulunsad ng Filipinolohiya Journal ng PUP

Magsasagawa ng Pambansang Kumperensiya sa Wika, Panitikan at Kulturang Pilipino ang PUP sa pangunguna ng Kagawaran ng Filipinolohiya nito sa Agosto 27, 2016 (Sabado) mula ika-9:00 ng umaga sa Bulwagang Bonifacio, NALLRC, PUP Sta. Mesa, Maynila. Libre ang kumperensiyang ito, ang mga interesado ay magtungo na lamang sa venue dahil wala itong pre-registration. Bahagi ng […]

Tattooing in Focus in UP Book Forum on September 30

Tattooing seems to be back in vogue today among millennial Filipinos, but how did we get there? How do tattoos link us to our tribal past, and how do they connect us to the world at large? These questions, among others, will be the focus of a lively discussion on “Tapping Ink: Tattooing Identities” at […]

Anunsyo hinggil sa Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (U.P. Basic Writers Workshop)

Ang huling araw ng pagsu-sumite para sa Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop sa Speculative Fiction/Sapantaha ay itinakda sa ika-30 ng Agosto. Para sa mga tanong, magpadala lamang ng email sa Maaari ring silipin sa naunang post sa ibaba ang mga detalye ng palihan.

Call for English, Tagalog, Bikol, Bisaya, Pangasinan, Ilokano, and Ilonggo (Kiniray-a/Hiligaynon) Submissions to the Second Quarterly Issue of Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines

Bukambibig: Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines is now open for contributions for its second quarterly issue. They seek contributions from emerging and established Filipino poets who reside in the country or abroad. Entries should be composed of two to three poems (not more than 60 lines each) meant for performance and written in English, […]

Pamiyabe 17: The Regional Creative Writing Workshop and Fellowship

Pamiyabe 17: The Regional Creative Writing Workshop and Fellowship for Kapampangan youth is now accepting entries from first-time fellows who wish participate in a four-day literary and cultural discussions and critiquing sessions with our esteemed and well-known panelists such as Jun Cruz Reyes, Jerry Gracio, Eros Atalia and many more. Pamiyabe is organized by The […]


In celebration of National Artist for Literature Francisco Arcellana’s birth centennial, the University of the Philippines Department of English and Comparative Literature, with Likhaan: the UP Institute of Creative Writing, invites everyone to “TO OPEN ALL CLOSED THINGS,” on 09 September 2016, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Palma Hall Pavilion 1, Room 1131, UP […]

U.P. Basic Writers Workshop renamed Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop, extends call for submissions

The deadline for the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop has been extended to August 30. This year’s focus is on speculative fiction. The Workshop Director is Charlson Ong, with award-winning writers Eliza Victoria, Nikki Alfar, Will Ortiz, and Vladimeir Gonzales serving as panelists and teaching staff. The Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop will accept 12 fellows: six […]

Call for Papers: Forum Kritika on Nick Joaquin Now: Texts, Contexts, and Approaches

Since his death in 2004, National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin has left readers and scholars with a body of literature which has yet to receive innovative and incisive critical attention. E. San Juan, Jr.’s Subversions of Desire: Prolegomena to Nick Joaquin (1988)— perhaps the only book-length critical study on Joaquin’s oeuvre—makes a recuperative reading […]