Friday, May 26, 2017

Literary

Deepen historical awareness, Fil-Am scholar urges Thomasians

A US-BASED Filipino scholar has urged young Thomasian writers to develop a sense of historical awareness. “If we reorient our sensibility and our vision regarding...

'Powerful fiction' of transgression and scandalAguila’s ‘Carnival of Hate’

LITERATURE professor Augusto Aguila ventures into dark territory in his latest short story collection that tackles sexual transgressions and academic scandals. Carnival of Hate: Stories (UST...

Dearest Princess

DEAREST Princess, I write to you now from Sin City, which speaks to me in psychedelic and pulsating hues. The forest of neon─ the restlessness and...

Writers, scholars highlight Filipino identity in literature

IT IS important to embed the Filipino identity in literary works. This was the message of Thomasian scholars and writers in a forum at the...

Critic hails Nick Joaquin for Catholic writing

A LITERARY CRITIC has lauded the late National Artist for Literature Nick Joaquin for his contributions to Catholic literature in the country. Nick Joaquin is...

Year of the Rooster

AMUSING it is as I muse on the rooster’s different forms throughout the ebb and flow of time, finding not a difference but rather a semblance of us...

2 Thomasians named fellows in Silliman writers’ workshop

TWO THOMASIANS are set to join a prestigious national writers' workshop. Fourth-year literature student George Deoso and Faculty of Pharmacy alumna Maria Tanya Patricia Cruz...

Sliding Down the Chimney

POLICE officer Paguio's house was once again alive with the sound of boisterous argument and breaking saucers. His wife, Manang Hendra, was assaulting him...

The Igam Brothers

UNCLE Angelo said turn right, At the blinking street lamp. On and off. On and off. Stay under the light. We clutched our gifts close: A box of chocolates, Wrapped...

Wishing Christmas Lights

  IT IS the urchins on the streets— Domino tiles parading From left across right, Toppling one after another That which build The shape of their dreams:   A marching band darting To...

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