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Literary writers, journalists remember writer Sylvia Mayuga

Jan 01, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Joel Pablo Salud, Inday Espino-Varona, Marne Kilates and more pay tribute to Sylvia

Writer Sylvia Mayuga dies

Dec 31, 2019 - 5:46 PM

The award-winning author had 3 National Book Awards to her name

AWARD-WINNING WRITER. Book author, write, and columnist Sylvia Mayuga dies at 77. Photo from Sylvia Mayuga's Facebook page

Ang kuwento ng dalawang Antonio

Nov 30, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Magkapatid sa sining, at kapwa isinilang nang Nobyembre, si Lamberto Antonio ay iniluklok kamakailan sa Hall of Fame ng Palanca, habang si Teo Antonio ang paksa ng librong nanalo ng National Book Award

Showbiz editor Isah Red dies

Sep 21, 2019 - 2:44 PM

Friends in the showbiz industry mourn the death of one of the industry's well known entertainment editors

Artists call for 'independent' probe into alleged sexual assault at Iligan workshop

Aug 12, 2019 - 10:57 PM

The artists groups also point out that the alleged incident is the 'latest of assault narratives deploring sexual misconduct within the Philippine arts and culture community in recent years'

Writers urge NCCA to probe alleged sexual assault at Iligan workshop

Aug 07, 2019 - 5:53 PM

Over 300 writers sign an open letter calling on the National Commission on Culture and the Arts to conduct a 'thorough and independent' probe considering it had funded the workshop

Rody Vera launches book and first Filipino online playwriting course

Jun 25, 2019 - 3:53 PM

The back-to-back launch is part of the 15th celebration of Virgin Labfest, a Filipino playwrights-led festival of unstaged works, under its first Playwrights' Fair on June 29 at the CCP Dream Theater and Little Theater lobby

This author wrote a book about the 'drug war' for the young Fil-Am crowd

Jun 19, 2019 - 12:33 PM

Randy Ribay's 'Patron Saints of Nothing' tells the story of a young Fil-Am who flies to the Philippines after his cousin dies because of the campaign against illegal drugs

Award-winning writer Clinton Palanca dies

May 30, 2019 - 5:21 PM

His fellow writers pen their tributes to Clinton Palanca, who is considered as one of the best writers of his generation

Photo from the Facebook page of Lourdes Palanca

UMPIL to hold 2019 Writers Congress, Gawad Balagtas awards on April 27

Apr 26, 2019 - 2:07 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The event will be held on April 27 at the Silangan Hall of the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Poster from Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas

Award-winning writer Leoncio Deriada dies

Apr 04, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Fictionist, poet, and playwright Leoncio P. Deriada is known as the father of contemporary West Visayan literature

REST IN PEACE. Leoncio Deriada dies. Screenshot from YouTube.com/culturalcenterphils

IYAS La Salle National Writers' Workshop announces fellows for 2019

Mar 30, 2019 - 4:37 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The workshop will be held from March 31 to April 6, at the Balay Kalinungan Complex of the University of St La Salle, Bacolod City

In Budjette Tan’s world, the supernatural is natural

Jan 22, 2019 - 4:00 PM

When Budjette Tan believes in something, you want to believe in it as well

CREATING A WORLD. Budjette Tan has made it his career to realize dreams and fantasies. Photo courtesy of Mitch Mauricio, graphic by Raffy de Guzman/Rappler

Call for applications: 19th IYAS La Salle national writers’ workshop

Jan 11, 2019 - 4:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The workshop fellowship screening committee accepts creative work in Hiligaynon, Cebuano, Kinaray-a, Filipino, and English

Poet Tita Lacambra Ayala dies

Jan 10, 2019 - 12:43 AM

Tita Lacambra Ayala, the poet much loved from Ilocos Norte to Davao City, dies of pneumonia on Wednesday, January 9

Photo from Tita Lacambra Ayala's Facebook

5 golden moments at the Golden Globes

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

The Golden Globes had its moments in the news through the past years

Actress and TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey poses with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 75th Golden Globe Awards on January 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

Call for applications: 2019 Cebu Young Writers Studio

Nov 22, 2018 - 4:10 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Deadline for the submission of manuscripts is on January 5, 2019

Manga creators: Jose Rizal more than a Filipino hero

Aug 01, 2018 - 1:35 PM

The Japanese comic book on the Philippines' national hero is a first in many ways for its artist, writer, and publisher

Jose Rizal manga cover

Give your teen the 'write' edge

May 16, 2018 - 12:59 PM

Take the next step in cultivating your child’s creativity by signing him up for our teen writing workshop this summer

PH literary writers defend press freedom: 'This is not the time to be silent'

Jan 24, 2018 - 9:45 PM

Several literary writers groups speak up after the Securities and Exchange Commission's decision to revoke Rappler's license to operate

4 local anthologies you should be reading right now

Jan 17, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Time to upgrade your library with these reads by Filipino writers

UP Writers' Night 2017: With the mighty

Dec 04, 2017 - 10:00 PM

National artists and writers gather together for a night of reading, singing, drinking, and the launch of Joey Baquiran's latest poetry collection, 'Ibig'

SAKSIKAN: Kemeriahan 'Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017'

Nov 02, 2017 - 8:20 AM

'Ubud Writers and Readers Festival' berlangsung dari 25 hingga 29 Oktober 2017 di Ubud, Bali

'UWRF17'. Selama 5 hari, ratusan pembicara dan pengisi acara berbagi pengalaman mereka pada pengunjung 'UWRF17'. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Mendengungkan kegelisahan lewat komedi

Oct 30, 2017 - 8:02 AM

Salah satu komika wanita asal Indonesia, Sakdiyah Ma’ruf menjadikan komedi sebagai media untuk menyampaikan kegelisahan dan aspirasinya

'FUNNY BONES'. Komika wanita asal Indonesia, Sakdiyah Ma'ruf usai menjadi pembicara dalam sesi 'Funny Bones' UWRF 2017 yang bertempat di Museum Neka, Ubud, Bali, pada Minggu 29 Oktober 2017. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Membudayakan tulisan sastra anak di Indonesia

Oct 30, 2017 - 7:54 AM

Murti Bunanta telah menerbitkan lebih dari 48 buku sastra anak yang diterjemahkan ke berbagai bahasa

DONGENG. Murti Bunanta saat membacakan salah satu dongeng buatannya di sesi 'Young at Heart' saat 'UWRF 2017' yang berlangsung di Taman Baca, Ubud, Bali, pada Minggu 29 Oktober 2017. Foto oleh Valerie/Dante/Rappler

Pengalaman Rebecca Henschke menjadi koresponden asing di Indonesia

Oct 30, 2017 - 7:44 AM

Rebecca menjadi salah satu pembicara dalam sesi 'Beyond the Front Page' di 'UWRF 2017' yang berbicara mengenai isu nasional dan global

PELIPUTAN. Rebecca Henschke saat proses peliputan. Foto dari dokumen pribadi Rebecca.

Menyampaikan kejujuran dalam tulisan nonfiksi

Oct 28, 2017 - 10:05 PM

Berbeda dengan fiksi, saat menulis cerita nonfiksi penulis dituntut untuk lebih terlibat dan membuat banyak keputusan

PENULIS. Francesca Rendle-Short, penulis yang menerbitkan buku-buku non-fiksi dan Co-director dari non/fictionLab di Australia. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

Menemukan kembali seni surat-menyurat dalam ‘Women of Letters’

Oct 28, 2017 - 9:30 AM

'Women of Letters' adalah salah satu rangkaian acara dari 'Ubud Writers and Readers Festival' yang berlangsung di Ubud, Bali

'WOMEN OF LETTERS'. Emilie Zoey Baker, penulis puisi dan salah satu penggerak komunitas 'spoken poetry' di Australia dalam acara 'Women of Letters' di UWRF 2017 yang diselenggarakan di Indus, Ubud Bali pada Jumat, 27 Oktober 2017. Foto oleh Valerie Dante/Rappler

LIVE UPDATES: Dari gelaran 'Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017'

Oct 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM

'UWRF 2017' menghadirkan 150 penulis, pemikir, seniman dan penampil yang berasal dari 30 negara

'UWRF17'. Tahun ini gelaran 'UWRF' dilaksanakan pada 25-29 Oktober. Foto dari akun Instagram @ubudwritersfest

'UWRF 2017' resmi dibuka hari ini

Oct 25, 2017 - 9:09 AM

Tahun ini, gelaran 'UWRF' menghadirkan 240 event di 30 venue berbeda

'UWRF 2017'. Untuk kali ke-14, gelaran 'UWRF' terselenggara pada 25-29 Oktober. Foto dari UbudWritersFestival.com

Mengolah sudut pandang dan berbicara sastra Indonesia bersama Intan Paramaditha

Oct 23, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Intan akan berbicara di Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017 dan membahas mulai dari keberadaan seni Indonesia hingga diskusi kehidupan sastra di Asia Tenggara

Intan Paramaditha, novelis dan akademisi kelahiran Bandung, akan berbicara di Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017. Foto dari UWRF

A crash course on fiction writing

Oct 19, 2017 - 11:47 AM

Learn the fundamentals of fiction writing during this workshop on November 18

Penulis muda Taufiqurrahman berfilsafat dengan imajinasi sastrawi

Oct 13, 2017 - 8:34 AM

Taufiqurrahman, mahasiswa filsafat UGM, menjadi bagian dari ‘emerging writers’ Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017. Namun ia tidak mau mati seperti Sokrates

5 reasons you should attend the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2017

Oct 05, 2017 - 6:15 PM

The line-up is phenomenal, with fascinating speakers from both Indonesia and overseas; Ubud itself is booming; and there is a plethora of food-related events. What more could you want?

UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. A special event at last year's Ubud Writers and Readers Festival. Photo by Xenia Blair/UWRF 2016.

5 last-minute to-dos for the long weekend

Aug 25, 2017 - 11:24 AM

If you’re staying in the city these plans are perfect

ESCOLTA BLOCK PARTY. The event breathes life into the old buildings along the historic street. Photo from Facebook.com/EscoltaBlock

Know the basics of public relations

Jul 28, 2017 - 3:49 PM

Customer engagement is achieved through a solid public relations strategy Learn more on August 5 Saturday at Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City

In China, writers earn money posting stories on apps

Jul 27, 2017 - 3:26 PM

One popular Chinese writer on WeChat Mi Meng earns as much as 500 000 yuan P3 8M for ad postings on her account Another Qiao Mu receives around 1 000 yuan P7 500 in app enabled tips for each short essay

'Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2017' merilis daftar pembicara tahap pertama

Jul 17, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Leila S Chudori Seno Gumira Ajidarma Oka Rusmini hingga Saroo Brierley akan hadir sebagai pembicara di UWRF 2017

PEMBICARA. Leila S. Chudori, Seno Gumira Ajidarma dan Saroo Brierley akan hadir sebagai pembicara di ajang 'UWRF 2017'. Foto oleh UWRF

Develop your personal style

Jul 14, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Fashion stylist Donna Cuna Pita headlines Writer s Block Philippines latest workshop on Saturday July 15 at The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf Net Lima Building

UST National Writers’ Workshop 2017 fellows announced

Jul 08, 2017 - 12:37 PM

This year’s workshop director is Professor Emeritus Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo

UP's Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Writers Workshop accepts young adult lit submissions

Jun 22, 2017 - 5:56 PM

The UP Likhaan Institute of Creative Writing is now accepting submissions for the second Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Writers Workshop

FEU pays tribute to national artist Nick Joaquin

Jun 20, 2017 - 8:14 PM

FEU celebrates the works of the late national artist through lectures exhibits and a book relaunch

Learn how to write publish-worthy feature pieces

Jun 19, 2017 - 2:49 PM

Attend Writer s Block Philippines Feature Writing 101 Workshop on July 1 at Fully Booked BGC

'UWRF17' gelar program gratis untuk penulis dan seniman muda

Jun 14, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Program Emerging Voices bertujuan membantu mengembangkan jalur profesional bagi pelajar dan dewasa muda Indonesia yang tertarik dengan sastra dan kesenian

'Ubud Writes and Readers Festival' tahun ini akan digelar pada 25-29 Oktober. Foto dari UbudWritersFestival.com.

Writer's Block PH invites you to 'Discover Trade Secrets from Digital Experts'

May 29, 2017 - 3:31 PM

Writer s Block PH will be hosting a seminar for writers communicators and creative entrepreneurs on Saturday June 3 at Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City

The Atlantic's 'My Family's Slave' should not end with a feast

May 18, 2017 - 5:44 PM

When the issue is slavery we shouldn t adjust our standards so low that we let a piece go unchallenged for being a memoir

WATCH: Interview with writer and visual artist Gilda Cordero-Fernando

Apr 13, 2017 - 5:03 PM

Akdang-Buhay: Gilda Cordero-Fernando talks about why she gave up fiction writing and took up painting and publishing

National Writers Congress tackles PH war on drugs and literature April 29

Mar 11, 2017 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Ang Panitikan sa Panahon ng Tokhang features a keynote lecture by Dr Jose Butch Dalisay Jr and 2 fora with Lourd Ernest de Veyra Joel Salud Juana Change Floy Quintos Frank Cimatu and Joyce Martin

Rappler job openings

Mar 07, 2017 - 3:38 PM

Do you want to be a part of Rappler? Here is a list of our job openings.

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'Ubud Writers and Readers Festival' tahun ini akan mengangkat tema 'Origins'

Feb 16, 2017 - 1:33 PM

UWRF 2017 akan digelar pada 25 29 Oktober mendatang

'Ubud Writes and Readers Festival' tahun ini akan digelar pada 25-29 Oktober. Foto dari UbudWritersFestival.com.