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10 Books You Need to Check Out at the Manila International Book Fair 2016

Spoiler Alert: Three UP Press books are here! J. Neil C. Garcia’s Myth and Writing Luna Sicat Cleto’s Typewriter Altar Editors Rolando B. Tolentino and Rommel B. Rodriguez’s Wagi/Sawi Bring your eco bags! See you at booth numbers 263-265. Thank you, Spot.ph! Click here to read full article.

Interview with Weldon M. McCarty, author of Bamboo Bed

Interview with Weldon M. McCarty, author of Bamboo Bed

Click here for the video. The UP Press is offering a special treat: an up-close and personal interview with our authors as they discuss their new book. This is an interview with Weldon M. McCarty, author of Bamboo Bed. About the book “Bamboo Bed” chronicles (the author’s) life in the immediate pre-Marcos and Martial Law(…)

UP Press Books on Life During the Marcos Regime and Martial Law in the Philippines

UP Press Books on Life During the Marcos Regime and Martial Law in the Philippines Weldon McCarty’s BAMBOO BED “Bamboo Bed” chronicles (the author’s) life in the immediate pre-Marcos and Martial Law eras as he moved in and out of the country’s jails—at one point sharing the same prison cell as the historian William Henry(…)

REVIEW: Charlson Ong’s Of That Other Country We Now Speak and Other Stories

Flashes of Time in Charlson Ong’s Of That Other Country We Now Speak and Other Stories by Tito R. Quiling, Jr. How often do side conversations and casual remarks plant the seed for a story? Perhaps, more frequently than we might think. Over time, one nurtures the seed as it grows into various incarnations and(…)

UP Press Book Signing at The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016

UP Press Book Signing at The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016

These awesome books will be available at The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016 from August 26 to 28, Raffles Makati. Dean Francis Alfar, Jaime An Lim, Luna Sicat Cleto, Gabriela Lee, Charlson Ong, Eliza Victoria, and J. Neil Garcia will be available for book signing after the panel discussion “Lines of Flight: The Practice(…)

Interview with Jose Wendell P. Capili, author of Migrations and Mediation

Interview with Jose Wendell P. Capili, author of Migrations and Mediation

Click here for the video interview. The Emergence of Southeast Asian Diaspora Writers in Australia, 1972-2007. About the book “… remarkable for its steady grasp of a unifying vision encompassing literary production by writers coming from disparate cultures and historical backgrounds, and establishing their significance as a factor in the construction of the contemporary cultural(…)

We’re ready for FBF 2016

We’re ready for FBF 2016

It’s going to be cold in Germany so we put international edition jackets on 70 of our UP Press titles. We’re ready for Frankfurt Book Fair 2016! Click here for more photos.

NBDB and BDAP’s Copyright Class

NBDB and BDAP’s Copyright Class

Our class photo during the third and final session of NBDB and BDAP’s course on Copyright. Thankful for opportunities such as this to learn and be better at our craft, and grateful to Atty. Nicholas Pichay  for making it such a fun experience for all of us. Sana maulit muli. :> Ria, UP PRESS

Session 1: Course on Culture, Copyright, Plagiarism, and Contracts

Session 1: Course on Culture, Copyright, Plagiarism, and Contracts

Session 1 of The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Book Development Association of the Philippines’ (BDAP) course on Culture, Copyright, Plagiarism, and Contracts, taught by Atty. Nicolas B. Pichay. Nish Pichard In UP Press, we take UP’s motto, “Honor and Excellence,” to heart; part and parcel of this commitment is continuous improvement, both(…)