Deadline extended | 2019 UST National Writers Workshop

EXTENDED DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 9, 2018. The Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) of the University of Santo Tomas is now accepting applications to the 2019 UST National Writers Workshop to be held April 7 to 14, at Ridgewood Residence, Baguio City. Fourteen fellowships will be available to writers 21 years and older. Accepted […]


The Manila Times: Three wordsmiths and their winning works

By Alvin Dacanay Originally published by The Manila Times with the url https://www.manilatimes.net/three-wordsmiths-and-their-winning-works/454637/?fbclid=IwAR0w1jWkG3uzHKrHdwT8Oe-1ZsXJJfTT3jfta4FqAPx76nAMYvBLpGNGwF0 Fifty-four writers won in the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature earlier this month. Of that number, nearly half—26—have won before, clear proof that they continue to fulfill the potential that they showed when they first scored a Palanca, or even […]


Father-daughter bag prizes at 68th Palanca Awards

A father-daughter duo from Iloilo who won in separate categories at the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. This is the first time in the history of the Palanca Awards. Palanca Awards Hall of Famer Leoncio Deriada won third prize in the Short Story-Cebuano category for his work Dili Baya ko Bugoy, while his […]


Panawagan sa Paglahok : 2nd PUP Multi-Genre National Writers Workshop 2019

Ang IKALAWANG PAMBANSANG PALIHANG MULTI-GENRE SA MALIKHAING PAGSULAT ay pangungunahan ng PUP Sentro para sa Araling Pangwika at Pampanitikan at ng PUP University Printing Press, na ang pangunahing layunin ay magsanay/maghasa ng mga manunulat mula sa iba’t ibang rehiyon ng bansa na may sensibilidad na pangmasa ang panulat sa iba’t ibang kategorya ng panulat. Idaraos […]


The Manila Times: Visayan National Artists seen to boost regional literature

Originally published by the Manila Times on Oct. 28, 2018 with the url: https://www.manilatimes.net/visayan-national-artists-seen-to-boost-regional-litetature/458240/ Two renowned writers from the Visayas joined five other Filipino arts practitioners in being inducted into the Order of National Artists (ONA) last week, with their inclusion seen as a major encouragement to and recognition of creative writing and literature in […]


Panawagan para sa Kontribusyon | BIO (LENTE): Mga Katha ng Dahas at Danas Sa Banwa

Rolando B. Tolentino, German Villanueva Gervacio at Januar Yap Iimbestigahan ng antolohiyang ito ng maikling kwento at personal na sanaysay o creative non-fiction ang mga porma ng danas at trauma ng dahas na direkta at indirektang kinimkin at isisiwalat ng manunulat batay sa kanyang panlipunang relasyon sa mga kasalukuyang kaganapan sa banwa o bansa. “Ang […]


Math professor returns to Palanca stage, bags two more wins

It’s rare to find someone who excels in polar disciplines like Math and literature. But for Early Sol A. Gadong, the ability to do both requires the discipline to do what needs to be done at the right moment and the will to pursue one’s passion even when things get tough and complicated. Gadong, a […]


Lunsad-Aklat: Constant Retelling: Exploring the Bangsamoro Narrative

Ang Balangiga Press, katuwang ang UP Sandigan para sa Ikauunlad ng Kamalayang maka-Araling Pilipino ay iniimbitahan ang lahat sa paglulunsad ng koleksyon ng sanaysay ni Amir Mawallil na pinamagatang A Constant Retelling: Exploring the Bangsamoro Narrative. Gaganapin ang paglulunsad aklat na ito sa Pandayan Theater, College of Arts and Letters Pavillion 1, University of the […]


Rappler: Duterte names 7 National Artists

For her work in writing plays, promoting children’s theater, and puppetry, Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio has been called the “Grande Dame of Southeast Asian Children’s Theater.” She has penned 40 plays, 20 books, and 30 stories, according to panitikan.ph, and was chairperson of the University of the Philippines’ Creative Writing Program. She founded Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas, a children’s theater and puppetry troupe based in UP.


Pundok Katitikan: Conversations about Creative Writing

The UP Cebu Creative Writing Program invites everyone to “Pundok Katitikan: Conversations about Creative Writing” on October 24, 2018, Wednesday, 5-8pm, at the Jose Joya Gallery. It will feature distinguished Cebuano literary writers Josua S. Cabrera, Erik E. Tuban, Johanna Michelle Lim, and Karla Quimsing-Sinson.