Friday, June 23, 2017

Literary

32nd Gawad Ustetika confers lifetime achievement award on playwright, historian

TWO ACCLAIMED Thomasian writers were given lifetime achievement awards in the 32nd Gawad Ustetika Thursday night (March 9). Palanca-winning playwright Jesus Peralta and the late...

Thomasians featured in ‘radical’ anthology of children’s stories

THOMASIAN writers will be part of an upcoming “radical” anthology of children’s stories. Jack Wigley, Chuckberry Pascual and Mar Anthony Simon de la Cruz are...

Gawad Ustetika to honor Jesus Peralta, Fr. Villarroel

ON ITS 32nd year, Gawad Ustetika, the country’s longest-running campus literary derby, will bestow lifetime achievement awards to multi-awarded playwright Jesus Peralta and, posthumously,...

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...

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