Linara Nga Mga Pulong

To write in Waray is a long and lonely struggle. The readership is miniscule, and publication is a long shot. One writes with a fear that all the poems will come to naught for lack of support from the general public and the institutions of government. One writes with a feeling that writing in the mother tongue is an act of futility, if not vanity. One writes not just against the marginality of the language but against the….Read More


RE: Recollections, Reviews, Reflections

Multi-genre writer Luis H. Francia understands that compiling already-published works into a book may seem selfish. He had published an earlier collection, Memories of Overdevelopment (Anvil, 1998), which contained two decades’ worth of work. However, the reason he does it again is that he also understands its aesthetic value. RE allows readers who have followed Francia’s essays in various local and foreign as well as…Read more


The University of the Philippines Press joins the 38th Manila International Book Fair

The Manila International Book Fair, the country’s biggest book event, will be held on September 13 – 17, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. It will showcase the largest and most diverse collection of books for leisure and academic reading. Everything you need from educational materials… Read more