PILF 2019 E05: Reimagining the Role of Filipiniana in Promoting Filipino Writers and Readership

             A discussion on the current state of the Filipiniana section in mainstream bookstores as well as a few specific ways to re-vamp and re-imagine its role in achieving a robust and internationally competitive book industry. Speaker 1: Mayra David, University of Glasgow Speaker 2: Kristian S. Cordero, Ateneo De continue reading : PILF 2019 E05: Reimagining the Role of Filipiniana in Promoting Filipino Writers and Readership

Pahayag tungkol sa ika-37 episode ng “Padayon: The NCCA Hour”

Ika-14 ng Oktubre 2020, 3:00PM Ang NBDB ay itinatag upang paunlarin at palaguin ang industriya ng paglalathala ng aklat dito sa Filipinas. Pangunahing layunin ng NBDB ang makilala, maitala, at marehistro ang mga manggagawa sa industriya tulad ng manunulat, ilustrador, editor, at tagasalin at ang mga kompanyang naglalathala, naglilimbag, nagbebenta, at nag-aangkat ng libro, at continue reading : Pahayag tungkol sa ika-37 episode ng “Padayon: The NCCA Hour”

2019 PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL (PILF) AND BOOK INDUSTRY SUMMIT (BIS) SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, produced a series of videos on literature and publishing trade that will serve as online resources for book publishing industry professionals, teachers, students, and readers. In 2019, the NBDB held the Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) continue reading : 2019 PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL (PILF) AND BOOK INDUSTRY SUMMIT (BIS) SESSION HIGHLIGHTS

LITERARY RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, in partnership with Primetrade Asia, Inc., will hold an online panel discussion on literary rights management and the importance of literary agents on 14 October 2020, 2-4 PM. The seminar is part of Philippine’s effort to continue reading : LITERARY RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

CALL FOR RESOURCE SPEAKERS FOR THE LITERARY RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, will hold an online panel discussion on literary rights management and the importance of literary agents on 14 October 2020. The seminar is part of Philippine’s effort to equip publishers, authors, and aspiring literary agents with continue reading : CALL FOR RESOURCE SPEAKERS FOR THE LITERARY RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

Resilience of Filipino Teachers

Genine S. Torres The pandemic struck at a time when we least expected it and it has ultimately forged a reality that is far different from our imagined futures. The presence of Covid-19 in the Philippines brought with it many unforeseen challenges for various sectors in our economy. Sharp economic decline, instant job losses, and continue reading : Resilience of Filipino Teachers

Day Hundredth: Emergency Exit

Catrina Shaina Marie O. Sacares Disclaimer: The characters and events portrayed here are merely works of fiction. This essay contains sensitive content such as suicide and self-harm. I looked at myself in the mirror. “Day 100”, I whispered and touched my skin. It pained me to see how my eyes were swelling and yet, my continue reading : Day Hundredth: Emergency Exit

Bahay Balisa

Basilio Pangilinan Paulit-ulit na lamang ang mga araw na para bang walang katapusang panaginip. Mayroong mga nagsasabi na ito’y panandalian lamang. Palibhasa’y hindi pa nila nararamdaman ang kalam ng tiyan at kawalan ng pera. Nagawa pa nilang murahin ang mga nais lumabas; hindi nila nakikitang pare-pareho lamang tayong mga biktima. Ang matatalim nilang salita ay continue reading : Bahay Balisa