Call for Submissions: Papers, Panels, Talks, and Workshops for the 9th Philippine International Literary Festival on April 19-20, 2018

Call for Submissions: Papers, Panels, Talks, and Workshops for the 9th Philippine International Literary Festival The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book industry, is launching a call for submissions for the 9th Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF). To be held on April 19-20, 2018 at continue reading : Call for Submissions: Papers, Panels, Talks, and Workshops for the 9th Philippine International Literary Festival on April 19-20, 2018

Celebrating Filipino literature and books in April

Celebrating Filipino literature and books in April Since declaring April as National Literature Month or Buwan ng Panitikan as supported by Proclamation no. 968 s. 2015, the National Book Development Board (NBDB), in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino (KWF), has continuously promoted Philippine literature, continue reading : Celebrating Filipino literature and books in April

7th Philippine International Literary Festival

7TH PHILIPPINE INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF) is a landmark project of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) that celebrates literature and promotes best publishing practices through discourse on issues of authorship and readership shaping the local book industry. Since its inception in 2010, the festival has become a major gathering continue reading : 7th Philippine International Literary Festival

Laláng (likhâ): 6th Philippine International Literary Festival

The Philippine International Literary Festival (PILF), a landmark project of the National Book Development Board, has become a highlight of Philippine Book Development Month observed annually in November. The festival is NBDB’s way of celebrating literature and promoting best publishing practices through discourse on the issues of authorship and readership shaping the local book industry. continue reading : Laláng (likhâ): 6th Philippine International Literary Festival

GROWING SUPPORT FOR BOOKS AND AUTHORS

As the government agency mandated to protect and enhance the growth of the local book industry, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) provides services, programs, and projects that cater to authors, illustrators, readers, publishers, book importers, and book distributors. These programs include Kapihan Sessions, consultative meetings for various stakeholders; Booklatan sa Bayan, a nationwide seminar-workshop continue reading : GROWING SUPPORT FOR BOOKS AND AUTHORS

5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit Tackles “The Pressing Issue” with Optimism

At the recently held 5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit, with the theme “The Pressing Issue,” stakeholders talked publishing, book distribution, and Filipino authorship and readership, amid the backdrop of the ASEAN Integration. That the opening up of regional trade between Southeast Asian countries will likewise open up opportunities than pose threats continue reading : 5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit Tackles “The Pressing Issue” with Optimism

NBDB launches book month

The National Book Development Board held a press conference to launch Philippine Book Development Month (PBDM) on November 4, 10 AM at Uno Morato Bookstore. The PBDM is a month long celebration, a high point being the 5th Philippine International Literary Festival and Book Industry Summit (PILF-BIS) which will be held on November 12, 13 continue reading : NBDB launches book month