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More fun at Inquirer Read-Along Fest at CCP

STORYTELLER INQUIRER president and CEO Alexandra Prieto-Romualdez at the opening session of the 4th INQUIRER Read-Along Festival at
the Cultural Center of the Philippines. ROMY HOMILLADA

Hundreds of children from all over Metro Manila trooped to the first day of the fourth Inquirer Read-Along Festival held on Wednesday at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

PH publishing industry urged to be globally competitive


With dwindling interest in books and barely a tenth of the population reading for leisure, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) is lining up three days of activities next week it hopes will spark interest in reading and spur the local publishing industry to become globally competitive in light of the upcoming economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

7 young storytellers make it as PDI Read-Along finalists


Seven young storytellers emerged as finalists in this year’s Philippine Daily Inquirer Read-Along Festival Storytelling Competition after the semifinal round held on Saturday at the Inquirer main office in Makati.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Bestselling author Amy Tan coming to Manila


Fans of author Amy Tan (“The Joy Luck Club,” “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” “The Hundred Secret Senses”) won’t want to miss October 23 – 25 when the bestselling novelist drops by Manila. She will be one of the authors brought in by National Book Store for their first ever Philippine Literary Festival. Korean-American novelist Chang-Rae Lee (“Native Speaker,” “On Such A Full Sea,” “The Surrendered,”) will also join Amy Tan for the panel and book signing events.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

From gaming to reading


Gaming has long been a source of entertainment for children, teenagers, young adults and adults alike. Gaming used to be a simple task meant to offer a momentary reprieve from the mountain of work that lies in wait. Some games still are, but the evolution of gaming has extended the playing experience into another form of storytelling: the novel.

Posted: September 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »