UP ICW offers Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing through the generous support of the Likhaan Foundation is offering the Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship to a deserving student this coming school year, 2017-18. The scholarship is open to all students of MA Creative Writing who are in good standing. The applicant must be at least in […]


Remembering Dr. Thelma B. Kintanar

by Dr. Sylvia Claudio Goodbye, Ma’am Thelma. I got to know Professor Emeritus Thelma Lorna B. Kintanar in the last 10 years of her life when I became Director of the UP Center for Women’s Studies (now UP Center for Gender and Women’s Studies) in 2008. By that time she was already Professor Emeritus. She was […]


On The Importance of Folklore and National Community in Anim na Dulang Pilipino Para sa mga Bata by Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio

by Luna Sicat Cleto Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio is the founder of Teatrong Mulat, a theater organization that produces and tours various puppet productions all over the country and the world. It was established in 1977, at a time when there was an upsurge of theater productions that are distinctly Filipino in character and temperament. It co-existed […]


The Kausaban Forum and Workshop Addresses Challenges in Teaching Creative Writing in Mindanao

Creative writing teachers from across Mindanao and four professors from the Ateneo de Manila University came together at the Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City for the Kausaban Forum on Teaching Creative Writing. The forum, the first of its kind, was organized in response to challenges in teaching creative writing, a subject included in […]


Paanyaya sa Daluyan – Espesyal na Refereed na Isyung Rizal

Tumatanggap na ang UPD-SWF ng mga artikulo para sa Regular na Isyu ng Daluyan 2017. Magpasa ng inyong mga papel, pananaliksik, at malikhaing akda bago ang 31 Oktubre 2017.    Tingnan ang poster para sa detalye.


Paanyaya para sa Campus Tagaan

Sinimulan ang Campus Tagaan bilang programa ng Kataga-Manila kasama ang piling organisasyong pampanitikang pangkampus noong 2014. Layunin nitong mapatibay ang ugnayan ng Kataga-Manila sa iba’t ibang kampus at makapagbigay ng libreng literary clinic sa mga interesadong estudyante ng kolehiyo at/o Senior High School sa Maynila. Ngayong 2017, muli itong magbubukas at magbibigay ng pagkakataon sa […]


Celebrating friendships through the literary arts: The first Philippine Indian Literary Festival

By Christine F. Godinez Ortega The din of war could be heard from nearby Marawi City, creating such uncertainty that the first Philippine Indian Literary Festival would not have pushed through. The Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) wavered in its commitment to hold this literary festival envisioned to be festive on June 5-6, […]


UST National Writers’ Workshop 2017 fellows announced

The University of Santo Tomas Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS) is set to hold its annual National Writers’ Workshop from July 23 to 29 at Ridgewood Residence in Baguio City. The writing fellows named for 2017 are as follows (with their genres and institutional affiliations): Marren Araña Adan (katha; Pamantasan ng […]


Zeno Denolo on Uberman and winning the Madrigal-Gonzalez Award

We caught up with Zeno Antonio Denolo, author of the acclaimed novel Uberman (under his pen name, Zero A.D.) which won the Special Jury award of the 2015 Cirilo F. Bautista Prize, as well as the Madrigal-Gonzalez First Book Award in 2016. He gamely talks about the fighting chance of self-published books, joining literary contests, […]


Grand Dame of SEA Children’s Theater Continues to Make Waves

Despite her numerous achievements in the realm of theater, University of the Philippines University Professor Emeritus Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio has not been content to sit back and relax. Instead, the Grand Dame of Southeast Asian Children’s Theater continues to make waves. In the past year, Prof. Lapeña-Bonifacio has finished translating Filipino stories about the sea into […]