Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Literary

Jesus Peralta, Fr. Villaroel honored in 32nd Gawad Ustetika

PIONEERING anthropologist Jesus Peralta, who is also a former director of the National Museum, was given the Parangal Hagbong for lifetime achievements in letters...

Thomasians among fellows in int’l writing workshop

TWO THOMASIANS were among the 10 fellows chosen for an acclaimed creative writing workshop. Biology alumnus and former Varsitarian managing editor Brylle Tabora and journalism...

Author highlights Catholicism in writing

A THOMASIAN author has urged aspiring writers to draw inspiration from the Catholic faith into their writing. "Upang matupad itong tungkulin at pangako ng pagsulat,...

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...

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