Call for Emerging Writers — Payag Habagatan: New Writings from the South

Payag Habagatan or “the Southern Hut”, an inaugural literary home for emerging voices from the southern Philippines, is now accepting poems, short stories (both literary and genre fiction), flash narratives, creative nonfiction/literary essays (memoirs, personal essays, travel writing, and other hybridized forms), and critical essays in English and/or in Binisaya languages that speak of a […]


Call for Submissions to Second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on Young Adult Literature

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on young adult literature. This refers to work written specifically for a teenage audience. A work in this genre usually has a young protagonist and presents that young person dealing with issues that […]


The First Philippine-India Literary Festival

The first Philippine-India Literary Festival will be held on June 6-12, 2017. Several universities and the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Intramuros Administration Office (IAO) are sponsoring various events. In Mindanao, the MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) and Xavier University (XU) are the main sponsors for the Mindanao leg of […]


Panawagan para sa Salin sa Filipino ng mga akda mula sa Timog Silangang Asya at mga lokal na wika sa Pilipinas, Malikhaing Akda at Pananaliksik sa Filipino

Bilang bahagi sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika 2017 sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Diliman, tumatanggap ang UP Sentro ng Wikang Filipino Diliman ng mga manuskrito para sa Salin ng Malikhaing Akda Timog Silangang Asya at mga lokal na wika sa Pilipinas, Malikhaing Akda, at Pananaliksik sa Filipino na ilalathala sa ilalim ng Programang Aklatang Bayan.  […]


Mga Susing Salita: Pambansang Seminar sa Pagbuo ng Diskurso sa Konseptong Filipino

Bilang bahagi sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika 2017 sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Diliman, malugod na iniimbitahan ang mga guro, mag-aaral, manunulat at mananaliksik na dumalo at makiisa sa MGA SUSING SALITA: Pambansang Seminar sa Pagbuo ng Diskurso sa Konseptong Filipino. Isasagawa ang pambansang seminar sa Agosto 24-25, 2017 sa awditoryum ng Kolehiyo ng Edukasyon […]


PUP Social History Lecture Series Presents Vicente Villan

The PUP Center for Social History (PUP-CSH) under the PUP Office of the Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning and Development (OVPREPD) will be holding a “Social History Lecture Series” on June 20, 2017 at the PUP Bonifacio Hall, NALLRC, Main Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila. The lecture is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The […]


PUP Social History Lecture Series Presents Ma. Luisa Camagay

The PUP Center for Social History (PUP-CSH) under the PUP Office of the Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning and Development (OVPREPD) will be holding a “Social History Lecture Series” on June 20, 2017 at the PUP Bonifacio Hall, NALLRC, Main Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila. The lecture is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. The […]


City of San Fernando holds LGBT Pride Month

The City of San Fernando, Pampanga through its Gender and Development Office, will be holding several meaningful and uplifting activities in line with June LGBT Month.  This will be the first time that we are celebrating June Pride with our theme: “Pagpapahalaga sa Kasarian, Tungo sa Pagkakaisa ng Sambayanan.” The ultimate objectives of our activities […]


Buwan ng Wika 2017 sa UP Diliman: Wikang Filipino, Daluyan ng Pambansang Pagkakakilanlan at Pagkakaisa

Sa taong ito, ipinagdiriwang ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Diliman ang BUWAN NG WIKA 2017 na may temang WIKANG FILIPINO: DALUYAN NG PAMBANSANG PAGKAKAKILANLAN AT PAGKAKAISA.  Layunin nitong patuloy na itaguyod at palaganapin ang wikang Filipino bilang pagtalima sa 1987 Konstitusyon at Palisi sa Wika ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas.  Para sa taong ito, hitik sa samu’t saring […]


Panayam lectures on Drama and Translation and the Writer’s Life

by Isa Lorenzo This year’s Panayam lecture focused on drama and translation and overcoming a writer’s struggles. Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) associate Filipino assistant professor Vladimeir Gonzales shared his experiences in translating plays. Entitled “Pagsasalin ng Dula bilang Gawaing Pampanitikan,” Gonzales’s lecture (see slides) was an in-depth account of his work as a translator. […]