Call for Entries for the Ateneo Art Awards 2018: Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism

Initial List of Exhibitions The Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) and the Kalaw-Ledesma Foundation, Inc. (KLFI) are pleased to announce the exhibitions to be reviewed by writers interested in submitting entries for the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma Prizes in Art Criticism. These exhibitions are: CULTURAL CENTER OF THE PHILIPPINES  The Ordinary Man: A One Man Exhibition by Josemaria […]


Call for Submissions: Kabulig Writers Prize

The KABULIG-Bikol Inc.  is now accepting entries for the inaugural Girok Poetry Writing Contest 2018. KABULIG Bikol, Inc. is a non-profit organization, non-government organization composed of writers in Naga and Camarines Sur dedicated to supporting and promoting Bikol arts and culture. Kabulig, meaning one who shares or helps in an endeavor, took off in 1999 […]


1st Virginia Benitez Licuanan Award for History Writing

1st VIRGINA BENITEZ LICUANAN AWARD FOR HISTORY WRITING ESSAY-WRITING CONTEST The Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (ALiWW) announces the launch of the VIRGINIA BENITEZ LICUANAN AWARD FOR HISTORY WRITING in celebration of the 100th birth anniversary of Virginia Benitez Licuanan—writer, editor, and educator. Established through the generosity of Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan and Mr. Francisco H. Licuanan III […]


Call for Submissions: Cavite Young Writers Workshop (CYWW)

The First Cavite Young Writers Workshop aims to help beginning writers to hone their craft through lectures and peer-critiquing sessions. The workshop will last for four (4) weekends of April and accepted fellows are expected to attend all of the sessions, otherwise they will forfeit their slot for the workshop and CYWA’s next big project: […]


Call for Submissions: Kritika Kultura / AdMU Press First Book Prize (second call)

Kritika Kultura (KK), in partnership with the Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) Press, is now seeking submissions for its first book prize. Gina Apostol, award-winning novelist, will serve as the competition’s inaugural judge. Her achievements include the Juan Laya Prize for the Novel (Philippine National Book Award) for both Bibliolepsy and The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata, which also […]


Call for Papers: Conference and Special Issue on Cultural Practices and Policies in the Digital Age

Kritika Kultura and European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) are organizing an international conference on cultural practices and cultural policies in the globalized and digital age. This event will be held at the Ateneo de Manila University (Philippines) on Nov. 22 and 23, 2018. The organizers are pleased to announce a call for papers […]


Call for Emerging Writers from Visayas and Mindanao: BATHALAD-Sugbo’s 2nd Kagis Creative Writers’ Workshop

The Bathalan-ong Halad sa Dagang-Sugbo (BATHALAD-Sugbo), in partnership with the Libulan Queer Collective, a writers bloc of queer poets, essayists, fictionists, and playwrights from the southern Philippines, is now accepting applications for the 2nd Kagis Creative Writers’ Workshop to be held from 21 to 22 April 2018 at Handuraw Pizza, White Gold Annex Building, White […]


Likhaan 12 Now Accepting Submissions

The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the twelfth issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. The Philippines’ leading literary peer-reviewed journal, the Likhaan Journal is published annually with funding from the University of the Philippines. It features the best of new and unpublished Philippine writing in English and Filipino. Submissions […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series Presents Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University will host a workshop by Paul Michael Leonardo Atienza titled “An Ethnography of Digital Lives: Developing Research Questions for Networked Worlds.” The workshop is on Jan. 15, 2018, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., at NGF Room,1/f de […]


INQUIRER.NET: Likhaan 11, or why we must start this year reading Philippine literature

by Jen Balboa In this book, there’s an essay about a young girl recalling how she stood with one foot on the doorknob and another on a chair back, dangling from and peeking above the transom of a door, to see what her father and a 19-year-old boy could be up to in the middle […]