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Literary

Fray Marin’s controversial defense of religious orders published in bilingual edition

The UST Miguel de Benavides Library has launched the bilingual edition of the controversial two-volume 1901 work by Fr. Valentin Marin Morales, defending the...

UST Publishing House authors bag nat’l book awards

UST Publishing House authors were named Best Book awardees in the 39th National Book Awards. Filipino-American literary and cultural critic Epifanio San Juan, Jr. won...

‘Duterte Watch’: A stark, unflinching account of murderous authoritarianism

In “Duterte Watch,” veteran journalist and editor Vergel O. Santos traces outgoing President Rodrigo Duterte’s “descent into authoritarianism” beginning in early 2016, the year...

2 Thomasians named fellows of UST National Writers’ Workshop

TWO THOMASIANS are among the sixteen fellows of the UST National Writers’ Workshop to be held on June 13 to 22 via Zoom. Hezekiah Zaraspe,...

‘Be observant, write from experience,’ top poets and fictionists tell young writers

ACCLAIMED poets and fictionists urged young writers to draw from reality and their own experiences when faced with a creative slump, and use them...

‘Democracy needs bookstores’: Philippine PEN condemns bookstore vandals

THE Philippine Center of the International PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) condemned the anti-communist vandalism done to Popular Bookstore and Solidaridad Bookshop, which...

Palanca Awards returns after 2-year hiatus

THE CARLOS Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the longest-running literary contest in the country, is back for its 70th edition after a two-year hiatus...

Unitas marks 100th anniversary

UNITAS, the University’s official scholarly journal for the humanities, arts, and the social sciences, is commemorating its centenary this year. Established in 1922, Unitas is...

Life and work of ‘Manong Frankie’ remembered in virtual tribute

American writer James Fallows called F. Sionil José “the conscience of the nation” while novelist Charlson Ong said José was forthright and made controversial...

CCP, Philippine PEN to hold virtual tribute to late Nat’l Artist F. Sionil José

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines and the Philippine Center of International PEN (Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold a virtual tribute to F. Sionil...

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