Drawing not your thing? Paint with words and choose from our WRITE NOW! classes. More info on all our workshops at www.ayalamuseum.org, or just send us a message here on Facebook and our Twitter (@ayalamuseum)! WRITE NOW! Writing Workshops at Ayala Museum this summer!

April 2, 4, 10 and 12
with Sandra Nicole Roldan
Workshop fee: 5,500

Isang malugod na pagbati sa mga kaibigang makata na nagwagi sa 2013 Talaang Ginto. Ang pagpili sa mga nagwagi, kung saan ang nagkamit ng Unang Gantimpala ay tatanghaling Makata ng Taon 2013, ay mahusay na pinasyahan nina Jose F. Lacaba, Fidel Rillo, at Michael M. Coroza

Join Author at Once (High School)! In one afternoon, our resource speaker will:

o    teach aspiring writers (currently in high school) how to write compelling short fiction

o    update them on literature trends and responsible writing

o    tell them about their local and international publishing options (print and digital)

In celebration of the World Theater Day 2013, the National Committee on Dramatic Arts of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) headed by Mr. Lutgardo Labad will spearhead simultaneous performances of different theatre organizations and performing troupes in various sites of the Philippines on March 27, 2013. At exactly 4:00 pm, 40 organizations will render simultaneously short play, skits, dances and songs in plazas, malls, inside and open venues.

The College of Arts and Communication of the University of the Philippines Baguio will hold the Talastasan Public Forum with the theme “taking the popular turn” as part of the CAC Summer Arts Program 2013. The forum, which is recommended for teachers especially in the Cordillera region, will be held on April 3, 2013, 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM, at the CSS-AVR, U.P.

We're welcoming literary submissions from current MFA students and alumni of DLSU-Manila. Submissions crossing different genres such as poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, drama, and everything in between will be considered for publication. As much as possible, no limits are imposed on the number of pages for each work or number of entries for each individual. However, writers using longer forms (such as novels) are encouraged to submit only an excerpt (e.g.

Write Green: Premio Ambahan 2013 seeks to promote the writing of ambahan as a contemporary expression deep-rooted in our tradition. A short poetic form indigenous to the Hanunuo Mangyans of Mindoro, ambahan consists of seven-syllable lines, mono-rhyme scheme, and images illustrating people’s lives in relation to their natural habitat. Its original language uses an ancient syllabary or a writing system Indic in origin. 

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The UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW) is now accepting submissions for the seventh issue of Likhaan: The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature, the Philippines' leading literary peer-reviewed journal.

Beginning  the celebration of its golden jubilee in 2014, the writers’ group called “Mga Agos sa Disyerto” pays  tribute to National Artist for Literature, Dr. Bienvenido Lumbera in a ceremony to be held at Recto Hall, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), Sta. Mesa, Manila  on March 23, 2013 at 1:00 in the afterno

Writing about Magarao always, Luis Cabalquinto, in a sense, really never left home. But if we reckon by geographical distance, then the poet has been away and will be home this March from the United States.

As with any homecoming, two feasts await Cabalquinto. On March 22, at 1pm, his book Tignarakol, will be launched by the Ateneo de Naga University Press. Venue of the launch is the Arrupe Convention of the Ateneo de Naga University. This is Cabalquinto’s first collection in Bikol and his seventh book.


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