TACLOBAN CITY—It's National Literature Month, and for the writers of Eastern Visayas, all roads lead to the University of the Philippines in the Visayas-Tacloban College (UPVTC).

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is now accepting applications for the Virgin Labfest 11 Writing Fellowship Program which will be held on June 30 to July 12, 2015.
To qualify, the applicant must:
be a college student or a young professional;
be 29 years old or below;
not have had any play produced by a professional theater company;
not have had any play published in a literary journal;
not have won in any national/ international playwriting/ screenwriting competition; 

In Karnabal Festival 2015, artists throw caution to the wind and think performance, rather than just theater.

Spearheaded by contemporary performance company, Sipat Lawin Ensemble, Karnabal Festival 2015: Performance and Social Innovation will gather local and international artists this summer to develop and test new works.

Check out our lineup of workshops for tomorrow for Craft Mania at the Shangrila Plaza Mall, East Atrium, East Wing. 

  • 11:00am - DIY card-making with STABILO
  • 1:30pm - Doodle session with STABILO 
  • 4:00pm - Calligraphy demo with Ever Camua and Scribe Writing Essentials
  • 5:00pm - Calligraphy demo with Anina Rubio

​With the April 30 deadline fast approaching, the ​​Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature issues its final call for entries to the 65th Palanca Awards. Interested participants have until the end of the month to turn in their literary submissions to the country’s most prestigious and longest running literary competition.

Napili an anom na indibidwal bilang partisipante sa Ika-5ng Saringsing Writers Workshop kan organisasyon nin Parasurat Bikolnon na gigibohon sa CBSUA Training Center, Central Bicol State University of Agriculture sa Pili, Camarines Sur poon Abril 17-19, 2015.

Malugod na inaanyayahan ng UP Institute of Creative Writing ang mga guro at mga estudyante sa Panayam Lecture ni Prop. Eugene Y. Evasco sa 21 Abril 2015, Martes, 1:00 nh-2:30 nh sa Pulungang Recto, Faculty Center ng UP Diliman. Ang panayam ay pinamagatang "Ang Pagbabagong-bihis ng mga Aklat Pambata."

Wala pong bayad ang pagdalo at bukas para sa lahat.


(Disenyo mula kay Jedi Directo)

The Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP) and Kritika Kultura (KK) have selected 20 fellows for the 13th Ateneo National Writers Workshop (ANWW) to be held on 11-15 May 2015 in the Ateneo de Manila University. The 13th ANWW is organized by AILAP and KK with the support of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).

The Nomads Quarterly magazine published by Bomba Press, is a curated collection of multilingual literary works and visual arts by writers and artists in or from The Visayas and Mindanao.


The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP), the oldest, broadest and only-existing alliance of tertiary student publications in the Asia-Pacific region, will hold its 75th National Student Press Convention (NSPC) on May 14-18, 2015 at Benguet State University, La Trinidad, Benguet with the theme “Panagtitignay: Fortifying Unities for Greater Victories against Corruption and Social Injustice.”


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