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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'

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

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

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

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

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

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