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U.P. Basic Writers Workshop renamed Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop, extends call for submissions

The deadline for the Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop has been extended to August 30. This year’s focus is on speculative fiction. The Workshop Director is Charlson Ong, with award-winning writers Eliza Victoria, Nikki Alfar, Will...

Panayam sa UP Los Baños: Mga Tala

ni Cris Lanzaderas Muling naging pansamantalang tahanan ang Bundok Makiling ng labindalawang manunulat mula sa iba’t ibang bahagi ng bansa. Sa ikalawang pagkakataon, sa luntiang bundok sa Los Baños, Laguna idinaos ang ika-56 na UP National...
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UP ICW Issues Call for Submission to an Updated Filipino Writers Database

LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing is making an updated database for Philippine authors via its panitikan.com.ph portal. This new database aims to collate and consolidate the previous NCCA list of writers with...
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U.P. Institute of Creative Writing Issues Call for Submissions for Basic Writers Workshop on...

LIKHAAN: The University of the Philippines Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) is now accepting applications for the first U.P. Basic Writers Workshop. This year, the focus is on Speculative Fiction.    The Basic Writers Workshop...

Call for Submissions to Second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop Focusing on Young Adult Literature

The UP Likhaan: Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the second Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop. This year’s focus is on young adult literature. This refers to work written specifically for a...
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UP Holds 16th Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award, Likhaan Journal 10 Launch, UP Writers...

  LIKHAAN: The UP Institute of Creative Writing (UP ICW) celebrates Philippine writers with Writers Night 2016, an annual festivity comprised of three major events happening on December 2, 2016, 4-10pm, at the GT-Toyota Asian...

Panayam lectures on Drama and Translation and the Writer’s Life

by Isa Lorenzo This year’s Panayam lecture focused on drama and translation and overcoming a writer’s struggles. Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) associate Filipino assistant professor Vladimeir Gonzales shared his experiences in translating plays. Entitled...
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[Likhaan Exclusive] Pagtatagpo: Review ng Intersection (UP Repertory Company)

  ni Vlad Gonzles Sa disertasyon ni Dr. Alexander Cortez, inilarawan niya ang UP Repertory Company bilang isang anyo ng sosyo-pulitikal na teatro.  Isa itong kategorya ng dulaang malay at sensitibo sa mga namamayaning isyung panlipunan...

Poetry in the City of Science

by Laurence Marvin Castillo The Kulturang Ugnayan ng Kabataan Alay sa Bayan (KULAYAN-UPLB), the newly-formed alliance of cultural organizations in UP Los Banos, organized the Poetry Slam last 16 March at the Entablado Café, Los...
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Workshop as Alternate Reality: Notes from the Inaugural Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop

The real world, in general, does not treasure writers. Or, rather: the things writers treasure—silence, daydreams, a rich inner life, the music of language, solitude—are the things that the real world may not consider important....