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Graphic alum and noted writer Pablo Tariman is honorary citizen of Iloilo City

Iloilo City Mayor Jerry P. Treñas conferred honorary citizenship to writer-journalist, poet, and impresario Pablo Arcilla Tariman in recognition of his artistic excellence and...

BATHALA NG PAGGAWA

Tiklop-tuhod sa harap mo akong Hari ng Dalita,nagsusulit sa paa mo ng buhay ko sa paggawa,nagsusumbong sa bait mong, ang pawis ko’t aking luha,paanhin...

Ode to Lope K. Santos: writer, poet, labor organizer, and father of Filipino grammar

Sometime before Lope K. Santos passed away on May 1, 1963, he paid a visit to a cemetery with his wife, to the grave...

As Long as the Grass Shall Grow

In the middle of that year when we were picking peas on the hillside, I noticed the school children playing with their teacher in...

The Fall and Rise of Carlos Bulosan

The life story of Carlos Bulosan—poet, short story writer, novelist and labor union organizer—reads like an epic bestseller Abject poverty in Pangasinan. Brutal discrimination in...

Magnificence

There was nothing to fear, for the man was always so gentle, so kind. At night when the little girl and her brother were...

Reclaiming Estrella Alfon: Magnificent Pioneer Woman

It was Estrella who emancipated me, who liberated me…I used to be a very uptight, closed person.—Francisco Arcellana (Fernandez and Alegre, Writers and Their...

70th Palanca Awards issues last call for entries

The Carlos Palanca Foundation, Inc., the sponsor and organizer of the 70th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, is reminding aspiring Palanca awardees to...

Now off the press

Solidaridad Publishing House releases three of F. Sionil Jose’s latest books completed before the National Artist’s death on Jan. 6 this year. A necrological...

Prelude to a Gig

San Francisco, back in the day, was everyone’s favorite city, ‘the city that knows how,’ cosmopolitan city by the bay, where one grew up...

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