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Gawad Ustetika

The Gawad Ustetika is the longest-running literary derby in the country, exclusive to budding Thomasian writers and their pieces. The competition is open in...

Ustetika honors Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo on its 30th year

Feb. 15, 2015, 8:46 p.m. - FOR HER contributions to Philippine literature and for mentoring a generation of writers, UST Creative Writing Center Director Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo was conferred a lifetime achievement award at the 30th Gawad Ustetika held Saturday.

Hidalgo was given the prestigious Parangal Hagbong during the Ustetika annual awards at the George Ty Hall of the Fr. Buenaventura G. Paredes, O.P. Building.

‘Go back to the basics’

15 September 2014, 1:43 p.m. - ACCLAIMED writers urged budding writers to adhere to the most basic principles of writing on the second day of the 10th Creative Writing Workshop sponsored by the Varsitarian, Sunday.

In a round-table discussion, Palanca-winning poets Allan Pastrana, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta and Carlomar Daoana emphasized the unwritten rules of poetry that need to be followed even in free writing.

“Writing poetry also has restraints. By writing it, you are trying to restrain yourself,” said Katigbak.

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