Finalists of the 19th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award Announced

Now on its 19th year, the MGBFBA honors the best first book by an up and coming writer in the Philippines, alternatingly awarding works in Filipino and English, and judged by some of our foremost writers and critics. This year’s MGBFBA focuses on first books in English that came out between 2017 and 2018. The […]


12 Manunulat, Napili Na Para Sa Ikalawang Palihang Lazaro Francisco!

ni R.B.Abiva Ikinalulugod ng Samahang Lazaro Francisco o SLF na ipakilala sa publiko ang labindalawang writing fellow na napili para sa Ikalawang Palihang Lazaro Francisco na gaganapin sa Oktubre 20 at 27 sa Siyudad ng Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija sa pangunguna ng Direktor ng Palihan na si Arkin Franny. Ang mga napiling fellow ay sina Cheska […]


LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing holds 2nd Saling Panitik

There’s more to translation than it seems, and the role of translators in bridging the gap between language and culture was discussed at length during the UP Institute of Creative Writing’s (ICW) Saling Panitik: Ikalawang Bienvenido Lumbera Seminar-Palihan sa Pagsasalin, held from October 8 to 10 at The Sulo Riviera Hotel in Quezon City. Sixty-three […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series presents a Lecture and Screening of Usapang Hip-Hop: Ambagan sa Eksena at Kultura

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with CHED-Salikha’s Ethnographies of Philippine Auditory Popular Cultures (EPAPC)—will host a lecture by Lara Katrina T. Mendoza and a screening of her documentary Usapang Hip-Hop: Ambagan sa Eksena at Kultura. The event is […]


Kritika Kultura Lecture Series on Hong Kong, China, and the Philippines: Hope Amidst Crisis

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University—in cooperation with the Chinese Studies Program (AdMU)—will host lectures on Hong Kong, China, and the Philippines. The lectures—which feature Rommel C. Banlaoi, PhD, Robin Michael U. Garcia, PhD, and Atty. Jose Duke Bagulaya—are on […]


PO(E)(LI)TIKA, Bagong Ambag Sa Panitikang Protesta

Maaari nang mabili ang PO(E)(LI)TIKA ng publiko. Ikatlo itong aklat ng mga tula ni RBA na nasa tradisyon pa rin ng protestang panulaan, at dito niya inilalahad ang kanyang poetics at politics sa iba’t ibang usapin at isyu ng bayan. Hindi na bago ang salitang Poetika at Politika. Si Dr. Rolando Tolentino ng UP-Diliman ay […]