The 37th National Book Awards Finalists (Best books published in the Philippines in 2017)

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) are pleased to announce the shortlisted nominees of the 37th National Book Awards.


Passages: UP ARCO’s 20th Anniversary and Reunion Concert

The UP ARCO (formerly known as the UP String Chamber Orchestra) will be holding its 20th Anniversary and Reunion Concert entitled, “Passages” under the baton of master violinist, Prof. Edna Marcil Martinez. The concert will be held on October 4, 2018 (Thursday), 6:30 p.m. at the Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music (UPCMu), Diliman. […]


Paglulunsad ng Ani 40: Katutubo, ang Literary Journal ng CCP

Ilulunsad na ang Ani 40: Katutubo at ito ay gaganapin sa Oktubre 26, 2018 sa Silangan Hall, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City, alas-5:00 ng hapon ang rehistrasyon. Libre at bukas sa publiko ang paglulunsad. Tampok sa nasabing literary journal ang 130 na manunulat mula sa iba’t ibang kultura sa Pilipinas at […]


Call for Submissions: 6th Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop

Applications are accepted until September 28, 2018 for the Sixth Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop to be held on October 22-26, 2018, Baguio City. Fifteen fellows will be chosen for this year’s workshop. Who may apply: New and emerging artists at least 18 year old How to apply Submit the following: 1. Any collection of works […]


Mga nagwagi sa Gawad Kataga sa Pagsulat ng Dagli

Isang dumadagundong na pagbati sa mga nagwagi sa kauna-unahang Gawad Kataga sa Pagsulat ng Dagli! Napoleon Arcilla Unang gantimpala Christian Paul Camposano (Luci Luz) Ikalawang gantimpala Danica B. Matias Ikatlong Gantimpala Ang Lupon ng Inampalan ay binubuo nina Jack Alvarez (Stefani J Alvarez) ng Kataga-Online, Eros Atalia, at Isaac Ali Tapar, kasalukuyang Pangulo ng Kataga. […]


Speculative fiction collection in Filipino to be discussed in upcoming UP ICW Book Forum

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing will hold the fifth installment of the Interdisciplinary Book Forum (IBF) this October 5, 2018, 2:30 to 4:00 pm at the Pavilion 1131, Palma Hall, UP Diliman. The book-in-focus for this iteration is Sapantaha: Kalipunan ng mga Maikling Kwentong Spekulatibo at Imahinatibo, edited by Luna Sicat Cleto and […]


Kundiman Redux Feat the Ripieno Ensemble

The UP College of Music (UPCMu) will be holding “Kundiman Redux,” the second concert of the AHA Concert Series Season 2 on September 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Abelardo Hall Auditorium, UP College of Music. The concert will feature the Ripieno Ensemble composed of gifted students and alumni from the UP College of Music. Founded […]


Kataga @10: Isang Dekada ng Masining at Makabuluhang Paglikha

Inaanyayahan ang lahat sa pagdiriwang ng ikasampung anibersaryo ng Kataga, Samahan ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas, Inc. sa darating na Setyembre 29, 2018 sa University Hotel, UP Diliman mula 5:00 N.H. hanggang 9:00 N.G. Itinatag noong 20018, ang Kataga ay binubuo ng kapwa premyado at umuusbong na mga manunulat na nagsusulong ng makabuluhang panitikan at […]


Quina, Francis Paolo

Francis Paolo Quina is an assistant professor at Department of English and Comparative Literature in the UP Diliman, where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Creative Writing. He is the Deputy Director of the UP Institute of Creative Writing. His fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction have been published in the Philippines and internationally, most recently in Tomas (University of Santo […]


Aklatang Bayan-Online | ‘Wika at Pasismo: Politika ng Wika at Araling Wika sa Panahon ng Diktadura’

Malugod naming ibinabahagi ang pinakabagong publikasyon sa ilalim ng programang Aklatang Bayan-Online na “Wika at Pasismo: Politika ng Wika at Araling Wika sa Panahon ng Diktadura” ni Dr. Gonzalo A. Campoamor II. Sinusuri ng libro ang wika at ang pag-aaral nito bilang lugar ng politika at tunggalian. Inaral ang pag-unlad at tunguhin ng iba’t ibang […]