Philippine lit - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine lit


The magic of the physical book

Sep 16, 2013 - 1:55 PM

Are you a physical book person or an e book person?

TURN THE PAGE. Reading a physical book is an experience different from reading an e-book

'PH Speculative Fiction Vol 8': A mixed bag

Sep 02, 2013 - 8:00 PM

Enter the world of speculative fiction through the 20 stories in this volume

A WORLD LIKE NO OTHER. The book offers both long-time readers and first timers an exciting tour through the wonderful world of spec fic. Book cover image courtesy of Florianne Jimenez from

'Now, Then, and Elsewhen': A turn for the magical

Sep 02, 2013 - 12:00 PM

Magic is capricious and dangerous but Nikki Alfar wields it with a deft hand

FINELY CRAFTED. What ties the collection together is Nikki Alfar’s ability to find the magical in the mundane and transform it into a work of art. Cover photo image courtesy of Gabriela Lee

3 books, one community, countless stories

Jul 29, 2013 - 1:02 PM

It’s not your usual book launch — there was dancing involved And possibly dragons

BOOK LAUNCH WITH DANCING. The launch of 3 books last July 27 coincided with National Dance Day. So what did the authors do? They danced, of course. Image from the PSF Facebook event page courtesy of Gabriela Lee