By Alma Cruz Miclat
The artwork on the cover of “Fairground: A Literary Feast,” the festschrift and anthology of poems, prose/essays, monologues and short stories by 40 of the best poets and writers in the country in honor of Mario I. Miclat, retired professor and dean of Asian Center in the University of the Philippines Diliman and an award-winning fictionist and essayist, was by artist-writer Migs Villanueva.
By Ruel S. De Vera
Authors of biographies and autobiographies now have a new prize to win. The Coyiuto Foundation and the Manila Critics Circle announced the establishment of the 1st Coyiuto Prize for Biography in a brief ceremony last Sept. 30 at the Coyiuto House in Makati City.
By Lester G. Babiera
What have happened to the indigenous communities in Mindanao a year after the Zamboanga siege and the signing of the Bangsamoro peace agreement?
By Brylle Tabora
Almost an entire century after the world’s cinematic introduction to Dracula placed audiences under his haunting spell, the studio that pioneered the genre reawakens one of legend’s most captivating figures in an action-adventure that heralds a pulse-pounding rebirth of the age of monsters.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
The literature and drama of the Absurd. Man is alone in the universe. Existentialism and all that jazz (there is supposed to be a Christian existentialism). Sarte, Camus and Genet.