56th UP National Writers Workshop Now Accepting Applications

  LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 56th UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Los Baños, Laguna from March 12 to 19, 2017. To qualify, applicants must (1) be writers in English or Filipino or other Philippine languages (in translation); (2) […]


56th UP National Writers Workshop Now Accepting Applications

  LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the 56th UP National Writers Workshop to be held in Los Baños, Laguna from March 12 to 19, 2017. To qualify, applicants must (1) be writers in English or Filipino or other Philippine languages (in translation); (2) […]


Free Additional National Lecture on Social History in PUP

Free Additional National Lecture on Social History in PUP In celebration of the 30th year of Social History in PUP, the PUP Center for Social History (PUP-CSH) under the PUP Institute for Cultural Studies (PUP-ICS), PUP Office of the Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning and Development (PUP-OVPREPD) in cooperation with the PUP Office of […]


Ateneo Press to launch 21 new titles in Harvest 2016

The Ateneo de Manila University Press, in cooperation with the Rizal Library, will unveil a total of 21 new books next month, a haul that includes titles on theology, history, media studies, science, and anthropology, among others, in addition to literary titles and even an illustrated guide to birdwatching. Harvest 2016: The Ateneo de Manila […]


Workshop as Alternate Reality: Notes from the Inaugural Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop

The real world, in general, does not treasure writers. Or, rather: the things writers treasure—silence, daydreams, a rich inner life, the music of language, solitude—are the things that the real world may not consider important. People working outside the academe—people like me—feel this acutely. Who would pay me to critique a literary work? Who would […]


CFP Special Issue: Climates of Disaster and Performance

What are the conditions in which performance happen or is made, in the wake of or in response to a disaster? But we can be more expansive and ask how performance can be linked to disaster, if performance perchance may be thought in the terms of a disastrous event, how such thinking takes on board […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Maria Luisa Torres Reyes

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, in partnership with the Ateneo Korean Studies Program, the National Library of Korea and the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines, will host a lecture by Maria Luisa Torres Reyes titled “Refunctioning a Classical Genre: […]


Kataga, maglulunsad ng ikalawang antolohiya

Inaanyayahan ng Kataga, Samahan ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas, ang lahat na dumalo sa lunsad-aklat ng “Kataga II: Antolohiya ng Malikhaing Akda”. Gaganapin ang paglulunsad sa Oktubre 15, 2016, Sabado, ika-apat ng hapon sa College of Fine Arts Auditorium, University of the Philippines – Diliman, Lunsod Quezon.  Ang Kataga II ay binubuo ng 70 mga […]


Paglulunsad sa nobelang “Toto O” ni Charmaine Lasar

Inaanyayahan ang lahat sa lunsad-aklat ng “Toto O.” na isinulat ni Charmaine Lasar. Ang nobela ay nagwagi ng unang gantimpala sa nagdaang ika-65 Gawad Palanca. Ang 21 taon gulang na si Lasar ay popular na kilala bilang si “Justmainey” sa Wattpad, kung saan niya nahasa ang kanyang talento sa pagsulat.  “Pag pinagsama-sama at pinagtahi-tahi ang […]


Call for Submissions: Under the Southern Skies: Northern Mindanao Literary Anthology

ABOUT THE PROJECT • The editors are interested in pieces that evoke a strong sense of place, its landscapes, history, and diversity of cultures in Northern Mindanao—Misamis Oriental, Misamis Occidental, Bukidnon, Camiguin, and Lanao del Norte. • The anthology is open to both established and emerging writers (1) who live in Northern Mindanao, (2) who […]