The 6th Palihang Rogelio Sicat (PRS) now accepting applications

The Palihang Rogelio Sicat (PRS) now accepts applications to its sixth annual creative writing workshop for works written in Filipino, and other Philippine languages with translation in Filipino.  Interested parties may submit any of the following: five (5) poems, or two (2) short stories (10 – 15 pages), or two (2) stories for children; or, […]

UP DECL invites everyone to TRIPTYCH: Creative Writing Discussions and Writing U.P.

The UP Department of English & Comparative Literature, through the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, invites you to attend Triptych: Creative Writing Discussions and Writing U.P., a two-day gathering of creative writing roundtable discussions, site-specific writing in UP Diliman, and a literary reading on March 14 and 15, 2003 at […]

Rolando Tolentino to give Panayam Lecture this March 6

The Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing’s (ICW) Panayam Lecture Series returns this month with “PAGSULAT PARA SA MASA: ISANG BALIK- AT TUNGONG-TANAW SA ISANG PAG-IBIG” by award-winning writer/critic and College of Mass Communications Dean Dr. Rolando B. Tolentino. The lecture will be held at the Claro M. Recto Hall, Faculty Center on 6 March, 2:30 p.m.   In this lecture, Dr. Tolentino will […]

UP Press to launch The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005 – 2010

The University of the Philippines Press is launching “The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005 – 2010” this Thursday, February 28, at 5:00 p.m. at Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman, Quezon City. The book is a selection of some of the best short stories from the first five years of the nationally- and internationally-acclaimed annual anthology […]

UP DECL’s Profernalia 2 this March 1

Profernalia 2 is back. Drop by FC Gallery 2, Bulwagang Rizal, UP Diliman, on March 1st for pre-loved books, journals, and baked goodies! Mementos and memorabilia from your favorite DECL teachers are up for grabs. The proceeds will benefit the incoming DECL scholars of AY 2013-14. For more information, contact Prof. Lorie Santos at  

UP Press to launch ten new titles this February 28

The wealth of creative, scientific, and scholarly knowledge in the country will be made even richer on February 28, 2013 with the launching of ten new books from the University of the Philippines Press or UP Press. The mass launch will be at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman, at 5pm. Lovers of fiction will surely […]

Rio Alma, maglulunsad ng bagong aklat ng mga ‘speculative’ na tula

Ilulunsad ang kapana-panabik na bagong aklat ng tula ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining para sa Panitikan Rio Alma, sa Marso 8, 2013, 5 nh, sa UP Vargas Museum. Pinamagatang “Ang Romansa ng Pagsagip ng Osong Marso” (UST Publishing House) ang aklat na ito na maaaring kauna-unahang “speculative poetry” sa panulaang Filipino ay may kasamang salin […]