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[OPINYON | Wikapedia] Sa pista ng mga peste, maghanda ng coronavirus ‘dalit’

May 18, 2020 - 8:17 AM

Noong Marso, nag-tweet tayo ng COVIDiona; nitong Abril, nag-post sa Facebook ng COVIDaglî. Ngayong Mayo, COVIDalit naman – tula na may 4 na linyang magkakatugma, at ang bawat isang linya ay may tig-8 pantig.

[OPINYON | Wikapedia] Paanyayang magsulat ng COVID-19 – Coronavirus Dagli

Apr 04, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Sa buong buwan ng Abril, inaanyayahan namin kayong sumulat ng kuwento na iikot sa COVID-19. Gamit ang 19 salita, susulat kayo ng daglî. I-post ito sa Facebook at i-tag ang Rappler at ang Foundation AWIT.

[OPINYON | Wikapedia] COVID bilang Coronavirus #DionaTweet

Mar 21, 2020 - 7:31 PM

Gamit ang hashtag na #DionaTweet, mag-tweet ng diona – katutubong tulang may 3 linya, na ang bawat linyang magkakatugma ay may 7 pantig – tungkol sa coronavirus, quarantine, at lockdown

LISTEN: ‘Bukang-liwayway’: A poem to end the year and start anew

Dec 21, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The poem written by Agustin Don Pagusara during Martial Law – about new beginnings after a period of hardship – is still a perfect piece to end 2019 with

[OPINION] Let them read Wattpad

Nov 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM

Having a love for reading expands one's opinions about the world

[OPINION] Aswang: A strange new energy

Jun 22, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Contemporary Filipinos have humorously deconstructed and reconstructed the aswang and its beastly kin as intimate parts of the Filipino worldview, much like the beasts of ancient Greek mythology

The best #Tweetanaga entries for the 3rd week of April 2018

Apr 20, 2018 - 4:33 PM

Submit your own tweet-friendly poem and you may be part of next week's top picks

Teaching martial law period literature in the era of post-truth

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:00 PM

If there could be one lesson from anti-Marcos writings, it should be respect, and teachers should strive to put this lesson forward

FULL LIST: Winners, Palanca Awards 2017

Sep 01, 2017 - 9:27 PM

51 writers were awarded this year with 23 of them being first timers

WATCH: Interview with Gemino Abad, poet and literary critic

Apr 26, 2017 - 2:37 PM

What projects excite internationally-renowned poet Gemino 'Jimmy' Abad? Find out in this episode of 'Akdang-Buhay.'

WATCH: Interview with Cirilo Bautista, National Artist for Literature

Apr 25, 2017 - 8:30 PM

Akdang-Buhay: Cirilo Bautista talks about coming full circle from his humble beginnings to giving back to the less fortunate but talented writers

WATCH: Interview with Virgilio Almario, National Artist for Literature

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:20 PM

Akdang-Buhay: Rio Alma talks about the factors that shaped his poetry

WATCH: Interview with F. Sionil Jose, National Artist for Literature

Apr 17, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Akdang-Buhay: F. Sionil Jose talks about literature, colonialism, and class struggles

Ricky Lee releases new book 'Kung Alam N'yo Lang'

Dec 24, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The award winning screenwriter s latest book is a collection of 4 stories told from children s point of view

Ricky Lee and his latest book, 'Kung Alam N'yo Lang'

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Jasper Arcalas ng ‘Sa Gitna ng mga Salita’

Sep 03, 2016 - 4:40 PM

Inimbitahan ng Rappler ang spoken word artist na si Jasper Arcalas para bigkasin ang kanyang tulang Sa Gitna ng mga Salita

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Lora Noreen Domingo ng ‘Sistema (para sa kasalukuyang administrasyon)’

Sep 02, 2016 - 8:36 PM

Sa Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Philippine High School for the Arts student Noreen Domingo ang kanyang tulang Sistema para sa kasalukuyang administrasyon

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni RR Cagalingan ng ‘Tuwing Tinatanong Kung Ano ang Ibig’

Aug 31, 2016 - 1:19 PM

Uso sa millennials ang spoken word poetry Isang sampol mula kay RR Cagalingan – ang kanyang tulang Tuwing Tinatanong Kung Ano ang Ibig

PANOORIN: Pagbasa ni Lourd de Veyra ng ‘Patalim’ ni Cirilo F. Bautista

Aug 25, 2016 - 10:54 PM

Sa pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wika binigkas ni Lourd Veyra ang tula ng Pambansang Alagad ng Sining na si Cirilo F Bautista

The persistence of poetry in Cagayan de Oro City

Apr 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM

When Vel Marie Santillan started CDO Poetry Night she only expected a few people to participate Now it s almost an institution for literature enthusiasts and the number of attendees keeps rising

Of books, bolo, and Bonifacio

Jun 12, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Bonifacio was home schooled fellow As he grew older and as life became more and more pressing Bonifacio struggled to improve himself by sharpening his mind through books

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

Jessica Hagedorn uncovers 'Manila Noir'

Jul 06, 2013 - 11:50 AM

Acclaimed novelist talks about fiction anthology Manila Noir

MANILA AS A CHARACTER. Jessica Hagedorn describes Manila, the subject of her new anthology, as 'complicated, beautiful...with a painful history.' All photos and video by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Solidaridad Bookshop gives PH lit a chance

Jun 12, 2013 - 4:22 PM

At Solidaridad Bookshop the spotlight is on Philippine literature

SOLIDARIDAD BOOKSHOP. This bookshop owned by F. Sionil Jose specializes in Philippine literature. All photos by Pia Ranada

Noel Cabangon publishes first children's book

May 31, 2013 - 5:00 PM

The singer composer writes a children s book about Filipino values

MEET THE AUTHOR. Noel Cabangon (left) and illustrator Jomike Tejido (right) sign copies of their book for children. Photo by Celline Alias