UP ICW’s Fourth Interdisciplinary Book Forum to Focus on National Cinema at the Turn of the Century

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will hold the fourth installment of the Interdisciplinary Book Forum (IBF) this March 15, 2-5pm at the Pavilion 1131, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The book-in-focus for this iteration is The End of National Cinema: Filipino Film at the Turn of the Century by Prof. Patrick F. Campos. The […]


Call for Submissions: 15th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop

The Visayas State University (VSU) and the Katig Writers Network Inc., in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), invite applicants to the 15th Lamiraw Creative Writing Workshop on August 10-12, 2018 at the main campus of Visayas State University, Visca, Baybay City, Leyte. Lamiraw Workshop is a multilingual literary writing workshop […]


Call for Papers: Mabini Review (An Interdisciplinary Journal)

Manuscript Submission All submissions may be sent only thru the University’s Online Journal System (PUP OJS). All contributors must register and create an account by following the steps outlined in this link https://apps.pup.edu.ph/ojs/.   Should there be concerns, just send your communication to: THE EDITOR Mabini Review Institute for Culture and Language Studies Email: icls@pup.edu.ph; mabinireview@pup.edu.ph […]


LGBT+ Anthologies

Signal 8 Press will be publishing a two-volume anthology series of LGBT+-themed writing from the Asia-Pacific region in late 2018. There will be one volume of original short fiction, and one of nonfiction. Some reprinted work may also be included. The authors themselves should either be residents (current or former) of the Asia Pacific region. […]


Call for Submissions to Third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on the Novel

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on the novel. This refers to an invented prose narrative of considerable length and a certain complexity that deals imaginatively with human experience, usually through a connected sequence of events involving a group […]


PUP Serye ng Lekturang Propesoryal Tampok si Vicente Villan

Inihahandog ng Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, Tanggapan ng Pangalawang Pangulo sa Ugnayang Akademiko katuwang ang PUP Center for Social History sa pakikipagtulungan ng PUP Kagawaran ng Filipinolohiya at PUP Department of History ang Serye ng Lekturang Propesoryal ni Dr. Vicente C. Villan (Propesor ng Kasaysayan sa UP Diliman) na isasagawa sa Marso 2, 2018 at […]


Repost: Call for Works in Visayan and Mindanaoan Languages— Payag Habagatan: New Writings from the South

Payag Habagatan: New Writings from the South, an online literary journal for writers from Visayas and Mindanao, welcomes literary works in Binisaya (Cebuano), Chavacano, English, Hiligaynon, Meranao, Surigaonon, and Waray. Submissions, either previously published or unpublished, may be any of the following: Poetry: poems (not more than 70 lines each); Fiction: flash fiction (500-1000 words); […]


Kabulig – Bikol announces 2018 Inaugural Writers Prize winners

By Doods Santos “Sa Satuyang mga Dila” by Emmanuel T. Barrameda of Virac, Catanduanes, “An Pangiturog nin Agom kan Parasira, 1814” by Fernando Castor Chavez of Presentacion, Camarines Sur, and “Au!” by court stenographer Irmina Volante-Torres of RTC Pili won the first, second, and third prizes respectively in the Kabulig Inaugural Writers Prize 2018. Barrameda, […]


A Big Boost for Translation

by Jose Dalisay Jr. THIS YEAR marks the 40th anniversary of the University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing, which was established by the UP Board of Regents in 1978 as the Creative Writing Center. I had just returned to UP as an English major after dropping out for ten years when I was taken […]


PUP Professorial Chairholder Lecture Series in Political Economy presents Ramon Guillermo

The Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, thru the Center for Labor and Industrial Relations, Center for Peace, Poverty Alleviation and Community Development Studies, and Center for Language and Literature Studies will host the Professorial Chairholder Lecture Series of Dr. Ramon Guillermo on March 13 & 15, 2018 […]