Call for Submissions to Third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on the Novel

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the third Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on the novel. This refers to an invented prose narrative of considerable length and a certain complexity that deals imaginatively with human experience, usually through a connected sequence of events involving a group […]


UST CCWLS to host Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Miguel Syjuco

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS), in cooperation with the UST Department of Literature, will be holding “Writing in Exile: A Conversation with Miguel Syjuco” on May 4, 2016, 3:00-5:00 PM, at the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg., University of Santo Tomas, España St., Sampaloc, Manila.  This event is […]


The Cirilo F. Bautista Prize for the Novel deadline extended to 15 May 2015

Guidelines

  • This competition is open to Filipino citizens of all ages, published or yet-to-be published writers.
  • The entry is one (1) unpublished novel, an original work, in English or Filipino. The theme is open. All genres are acceptable. Total word count of the novel should not go beyond 125,000 words.
  • Only one (1) entry per contestant will be accepted. Entry must be the author’s own, which has not previously been published in any form (including self-publication). The entry must contain the title of the novel and the author’s pseudonym.
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KK Lecture Series presents Patricia May B. Jurilla

Kritika Kultura, the international refereed journal of language, literary, and cultural studies of the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University-–in cooperation with Rizal Library-–will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Patricia May B. Jurilla titled “The Contested, Conflicted History of the Filipino Novel in English.” The lecture will be on December 8, 2014, 4:30 […]


Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio set to launch first novel

IN BINONDO: ONCE UPON A WAR, the first novel of 84-year-old University of the Philippines .University Professor Emeritus Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio is scheduled to be launched on Tuesday, November 4, 2:30 PM at the Claro Recto Conference Hall in the Faculty Center of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

Sponsored by the University of the Philippines Office of the Diliman Chancellor, the College of Arts & Letters, the Institute of Creative Writing, the Department of English & Comparative Literature and the Manila Times Publishing Corp., the book launching program will start with opening remarks by Dean Elena Mirano and a short talk on,”Our Productive Senior Professors” by Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan. This will be followed by an introduction by U.P.President Alfredo Pascual of the Guest of Honor, His Excellency Former President Fidel V. Ramos whose deep knowledge and broad experience in the military as a General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines leads him to this afternoon’s talk on “The High Cost of World War II.”


The Cirilo F. Bautista Prize for the Novel now accepting entries

Guidelines

  • This competition is open to Filipino citizens of all ages, published or yet-to-be published writers.
  • The entry is one (1) unpublished novel, an original work, in English or Filipino. The theme is open. All genres are acceptable. Total word count of the novel should not go beyond 125,000 words.
     
  • Only one (1) entry per contestant will be accepted. Entry must be the author’s own, which has not previously been published in any form (including self-publication). The entry must contain the title of the novel and the author’s pseudonym.

Join the Romance Novel Writing Workshop at Ayala Museum this September

Do you love to write romantic novels and dreamt of publishing your own book in the next few years? Good timing because Ayala Museum has the right workshop for you as the best selling romance author Mina Esguerra discusses how to write romance novels since she has several books under her belt such as Interim: Goddess of Love, Fairy […]


NBDB now accepting applicants for 2013 writing grant

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is calling upon authors with manuscripts for books to apply for the National Book Development Trust Fund Grant for 2013. The chosen manuscripts will receive a grant of at least P200,000.00 each. Manuscripts should be on any of the following: Local history of a province written in English or Filipino; […]