Philippine PEN to conduct For Love of the Word Workshops

For Love of the Word: Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College A Philippine PEN Civil Society Programme 2015-2017 11-12 April 2016, Monday-Tuesday, 9:00AM-4:00PM University of Cebu, Banilad Campus, Cebu City Focus: 21st Century Philippine Literature from the Region Open to teachers of literature. No registration fee. Pre-registration a requirement.  The Philippine […]


PEN to host launch of Elmer Ordoñez’s new book Snows of Yesteryear

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will host the launching of “Snows of Yesteryear” (University of the Philippines Press, 2014) by Elmer A. Ordoñez on 31 January 2015, 5:00 in the afternoon, at the Solidaridad Bookshop, Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. Ordonez is a SEA Write-Philippines awardee for 2008. He has […]


Philippine PEN 2014 National Conference announced

Philippine PEN 2014 National Conference 2-3 December 2014 @ The Verdure, 5th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall De la Salle University, Manila, Philippines No registration fee. Open to the public. “Never stray from the path of righteousness and justice . . . ” (Mabini’s The True Decalogue): Writing, Writers, Moral Regeneration and National Renewal In […]


Philippine PEN to hold book-club discussion on Dinah Roma’s third book of poetry

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will launch and hold book-club discussion on award-winning poet Dinah Roma’s third book of poetry, “Naming the Ruins,” on 27 September 2014, Saturday, 5:00 pm, at Solidaridad Bookstore, 531 Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. “Naming the Ruins” is published by Vagabond Press, an independent literary […]


Teaching Philippine literature workshop and writers forum in Naga

The  Philippine  Center  of  International  PEN  (Poets,  Playwrights,Essayists, Novelists) will  hold “For Love of the Word:  Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College” on July 28(Monday),  from 8:30am to  6:00  pm,  at  Ateneo de Naga University,Naga City, Camarines Sur, Bicol Region. As  a  component  of  PEN  International’s  2014  Beacon  CentreProgramme,  this  project […]


Philippine PEN holds 2013 Conference on December 3-4

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists), on the occasion of its 56th year, will hold its annual literature conference on 3-4 December 2013 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at the Multi-purpose Room 4th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila.  The theme of this two-day conference is “Literature of […]


Philippine PEN 2013 Conference to be held at DLSU

Philippine PEN 2013 Conference will be on December 3-4 (Tuesday-Wednesday) at the Marilen Gaerlan Conservatory-North Wing, De La Salle University, Manila. The theme is “Literature of Concord and Solidarity: The Writer as Peacemaker.” Our chairman and National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera will deliver the Andres Bonifacio Lecture on the first day. Jaime An Lim, editor of […]


PEN to hold workshop on teaching literature in Cagayan de Oro

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold “For Love of the Word: Workshops on Teaching Philippine Literature in High School and College” on August 12 (Monday), from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, at the University Conference Hall, Capitol University, Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental. Award-winning writers and professors of […]


Philippine PEN to launch joint poetry book by two women authors

As a belated Mother’s Day tribute, the Philippine PEN (Poets, Essayists and Novelists) will be launching works by three esteemed and accomplished women writers in English: Gloria Goloy and Doris Trinidad’s joint poetry collection, “Two Voices” (UST Publishing House, 2012), and Fe Aldaba Yap’s “Global Filipino Crossing Borders” (DLSU Publishing House, 2013) on May 25, […]