Call for Poetry, Prose, and Plays: Libulan: Binisaya Anthology of Queer Literature

“Libulan: Binisaya Anthology of Queer Literature”, named after a gender fluid deity of the precolonial Bisaya cosmogony, is now accepting poetry, short stories, flash narratives, literary nonfiction, critical essays, and one-act plays written in the Binisaya language. Translated works from other languages are also welcome. The literary anthology is born out of the need to assert the underrepresented and non-visible queer identity in Binisaya literature. It seeks contributions from emerging and established writers in Binisaya who identify themselves as LGBTQIA+ — lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersexual, asexual, and others in the spectrum


Call for Applications: The 2nd Cagayan de Oro Writers Workshop

The Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC), in partnership with the Xavier University Department of English Language and Literature (XU DELL), CHED Center of Development in Literature in Mindanao, is now accepting applications for the 2nd Cagayan de Oro Writers Workshop to be held from 03 to 07 April 2017. Fourteen (14) fellowships are available to emerging writers who were born and/or are currently based in Northern Mindanao—Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte (including Iligan), Misamis Occidental, and Misamis Oriental (including Cagayan de Oro). An all-expenses paid event, fellows will also be provided with food, board, and lodging.


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents Daniel F. Doeppers

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a lecture by Daniel F. Doeppers titled “Feeding Manila in Peace and War, 1850-1945,” on Jan. 26, 2017, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., at Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University. This event is co-organized by the Ateneo de Manila University Press. The lecture is open to the public.


Panawagan sa papel para sa BISIG Journal ng ILIR-PUP

Tumatanggap ang BISIG, ang opisyal na journal ng Institute for Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR), Center for Labor Research and Publications, ng Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas ng mga papel para mailathala sa isyu nito ngayong 2017.


Call for Papers: Application for Fellowships in Kritika Kultura Criticism Workshop

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, is inviting early career researchers to submit manuscripts for a three-day criticism workshop on the theme of local history and memory in the Philippines. The criticism workshop, which will be held in Ateneo de Manila University from May 31 to June 2, 2017, is organized in collaboration with the Ateneo Institute for Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP).


PANAWAGAN PARA SA APLIKASYON: Maging Kandidatong Kasapi ng Kataga-Manila

Ang Kataga-Manila, isa sa mga sangay ng Kataga, ay tumatanggap na ng aplikasyon para sa mga magiging Kandidatong Kasapi simula Enero 7 hanggang Pebrero 1, 2017. Bukas ang aplikasyon–at higit ang paghihikayat–sa mga interesadong manunulat na taga-Maynila o nagtatrabaho sa nasabing lungsod, propesyunal at/o nasa propesyon ng pagtuturo.


Call for Kapampangan and Waray Editors: Bukambibig Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines

Bukambibig Poetry Folio of Spoken Word Philippines, the country’s first and only multilingual, free-access, and digital folio of performance poetry, is in need of editors for Kapampangan and Waray languages.


Magsugilanonay Kita: 2nd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit

West Visayan children’s literature in Hiligaynon, Kinaray-a and Aklanon will once again take spotlight this year as a group of contemporary writers, language advocates and an independent publishing house in the region are set to hold the Magsugilanonay Kita: 2nd West Visayan Mother Tongue Children’s Books Summit. The two-day event is will be held on 18 to 19 February at the 3rd Floor Event Center, Robinson’s Place Iloilo.