NBDB Gets 24 Applications for Book-Writing Grants under the “Filipino Authors’ Trust Fund”

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), a government agency mandated to promote book readership and the development of the local book industry, reports that a total of 24 authors have submitted their applications for book writing grants under the “Filipino Authors’ Trust Fund.” Out of the total, 11 fall under the “Novel” category while 8 continue reading : NBDB Gets 24 Applications for Book-Writing Grants under the “Filipino Authors’ Trust Fund”

Call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund. For 2011, the NBDB will be awarding three (3) grants for the following topics: a) Health and Wellness, b) Environment and Biodiversity, and c) the English translation of a novel originally written continue reading : Call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund

Acclaimed international authors and the country’s top writers join LOL:Lit Out Loud

If you love books and literature, there’s no way you should miss next week’s Manila International Literary Festival from November 18 to 20 at the Hotel Intercontinental in Makati City. Acclaimed international authors and literary agents and many of the country’s literary greats will be in attendance to talk about reading and the writing craft continue reading : Acclaimed international authors and the country’s top writers join LOL:Lit Out Loud

Deadline for Tulaan sa Tren Poetry Writing Contest extended to July 30!

The National Book Development Board (NBDB), Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA), Vibal Foundation, and the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP) are giving aspiring poets a chance to have their poems posted in LRT trains as part of the Tulaan sa Tren readership promotion campaign: 1) The contest is open from 22 June 2009 continue reading : Deadline for Tulaan sa Tren Poetry Writing Contest extended to July 30!

Read Pinoy! is this year’s Philippine Book Development Month theme

Discover the country’s treasure trove of literary gems as the NBDB fills this November with a long-list of activities that will inspire Filipinos to read more Philippine-authored books in this year’s Read Pinoy!: The 12th Philippine Book Development Month celebration. The NBDB invites all publishers and authors to participate in different lectures and forums for continue reading : Read Pinoy! is this year’s Philippine Book Development Month theme