UPRHS Literary Zines 2018

Pagpapakilala sa Proyekto ng UP Rural Senior High School Bawat semestre ay pag-eeksperimento sa mga bagong mukhang tinuturuan sa Malikhaing Pagsulat. Batambata pa ang kurso kasabay ng pagpapatupad ng programang K-12 at ng Senior High School. Kaya hanggang ngayon, nangangapa pa ang guro kung paano ituturo ang kakayahan at gayundin naman ang mga mag-aaral sa […]


Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship now accepting applications

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing through the generous support of the Likhaan Foundation is offering the Likhaan Foundation Creative Writing Scholarship to deserving students this academic year, 2018-19. The scholarship is open to all students of MA Creative Writing or Malikhaing Pagsulat who are in good standing and on the thesis stage of […]


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 […]


1st Philippine LGBTQ Writers Workshop Fellows Announced

Ten emerging LGBTQ poets have been chosen as fellows of the first national creative writing workshop devoted to Philippine LGBTQ poetry. They are Mariel Alonzo (English), Marvin Aquino (Bikol), King V. Llanza (English), Alfonso Manalastas (English), Michael Thomas Nelmida (Filipino), Jose Luis Pablo (English), Steno Padilla (Filipino), TD Shaw (English), Paolo Sumayao (Bikol), and Macky […]


Fellows to the 3rd ALBWW Announced

LIKHAAN: The Up Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) announces its 12 fellows for the 3rd Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop (ALBWW), which will be held on July 11-15, 2018 at the University Hotel, UP Diliman. With Charlson Ong at the helm as Workshop Director, the UP ICW has selected five works in Filipino and seven […]


Alnag-Libro 2018: Revolusionario a Dandaniw iti Ayat, Biag, & Lengguahe

The public is cordially invited to a back-to-back book launching of bilingual poetry titles by Dr. Sonja Chan and Dr. Aurelio Agcaoili on 25 June 2018, 06:00-08:00 p.m. at Mt Cloud Bookshop, Casa Vallejo, Baguio City. Dr. Chan has recently served as Professorial Lecturer in Foreign Languages at the Department of Language, Literature and the Arts of […]


Call for contributions to UP ICW’s special commemorative anthology, 40@40

The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is issuing a special call for submissions to 40@40, a commemorative issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature. The anthology will be released in time for the Institute’s ruby anniversary in December 2018. The ICW began in 1978 as the UP Creative Writing […]


Kritika Kultura Launches Double Issue (nos. 30/31)

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, launches its double issue (30/31) on June 8, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at CTC 413, Ateneo de Manila University.  The launch, followed by a simple reception, is open to the public. KK […]


Itinatampok ng Kritika Kultura Reading Series ang Balangay Productions

Inihahandog ng Kritika Kultura—kasama ng Department of Fine Arts and Kagawaran ng Filipino (AdMU)—ang isang panayam ng mga patnugot at manunulat ng Balangay Productions, isang palimbagang nagsusulong ng alternatibong paraan ng paggawa at paglimbag ng aklat. Ang mga tagapagsalita ay sina Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles, Maricristh Tuando Magaling, Ime Morales, Beverly Siy, RM Topacio-Aplaon, at Ronald […]


68th Palanca Awards issues last call for entries

Calling all writers and aspiring Palanca awardees! With the deadline of submission set on 31 May 2018 until 6pm ONLY, participants are highly encouraged to send in their entries now. Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your entries to the 68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. As a reminder, you may submit […]