The Gemino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop on Teaching Literature is a free training seminar-workshop for educators and scholars of literature and creative writing primarily in secondary and tertiary levels of the K-12 education system. Authored works in both English and Filipino are discussed during the seminar-workshop to better equip educators and scholars of literature and creative writing.

The seminar-workshop aims to establish the fundamentals of teaching, discussing and analyzing literary texts. It also aims to reinvigorate educators and scholars of literature and creative writing in the country with the aid of literary creations authored by foremost Philippine writers.

Gemino H. Abad Seminar-Workshop for Teachers 2018
September 20 to 22, 2018 | University Hotel, UP Diliman
Director: Dr. Gemino H. Abad.
Resource Persons and Facilitators:

  • Dr. Gemino Abad
  • Alfred Yuson for fiction
  • Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta for poetry
  • Susan Lara for creative non-fiction
  • Floy Quintos for drama


“Analyzing and Interpreting Poetry”
Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta

“Analyzing and Interpreting Non-Fiction”
Susan Lara

“Analyzing and Interpreting Fiction”
Alfred Yuson

“Analyzing and Interpreting Drama”
Floy Quintos

“The Literary Work as Work of Language and Work of Imagination”
University Prof. Emeritus Gémino H. Abad