Young Blood Workshop by Ruel S. De Vera, Chato A. Garcellano, Pam Pastor and Javier Vicente Rufino, Young Blood
You won’t want to miss this workshop featuring Young Blood books’ editors, where you will get the chance to have your work critiqued by them.
Aug. 29 (Buenavista, 1:30 p.m.)
Writing My Life—Pam Pastor, RJ Ledesma, Anvil Publishing
Learn how to turn your life stories and embarrassing moments into comedy gold from the masters of funny life stories.
Aug. 29 (Buenavista, 3:30 p.m.)
Novel Writing Today—Alfred A. Yuson, Jose Dalisay Jr., Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo, Marivi Soliven, Anvil Publishing
Get valuable writing tips from some of the country’s top contemporary writers.
Aug. 29 (Namayan function room, 3:30 p.m.)
Translation: A Creative Act—Bebang Siy, Luna Sicat, Ronald Verzosa, Danton Remoto, Anvil Publishing
Find out how these experts translate well-loved tomes into Filipino without diluting the message.
Aug. 28 (Buenavista, 5:30- 7 p.m.)
Taking Romance to A New Level: The Experience of Writing Erotic Romance—Race Darwin, Precious Pages
Do you have what it takes to write a better “50 Shades of Grey”?
Aug. 29 (Namayan, 5 p.m.)
How Do We Write Sex Today?—Bambina Olivares, Mina Esguerra, Pammy Godoy, Anvil Publishing
This is going to be one hot and steamy session.
Aug. 30 (Ballroom 1, 10 a.m.)
Pop Fiction Academy: Writing Young Adult Fiction—Ines Bautista-Yao
Book signing by pop fiction writers: KwentoNiJhingness, yamyam28, blue_maiden, simplychummy, iamkitin, marielicious, iDangs, justchin, onneechan and sielalstreim, Summit Books
Get tips on how to write the feels for a younger audience and have your books signed by your favorite pop fiction authors.
Aug. 28 (Ballroom 1, 5:30 p.m.)
“The Mango Bride” (Filipino edition) by Marivi Soliven, talk and book signing, hosted by Danton Remoto
Meet the author and get to have your books (both editions) signed by her.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 1, 2 p.m.)
Meg Wolitzer, talk and book signing, hosted by Xandra Ramos-Padilla
Author Meg Wolitzer (“The Interestings,” “The Wife,” “The Ten-Year Nap”) knows how to write about despair, nostalgia and the loss of youth. Get to chat with her about your favorite characters and have your books signed, too (registration is necessary so arrive earlier at the venue).
Aug. 30 (Ballroom 2, 2 p.m.)
Matthew Quick, talk and book signing, hosted by Xandra Ramos-Padilla
Make sure to come early for this, too. We can’t wait to meet Matthew Quick, the writer behind the beautiful “Silver Linings Playbook,” which was turned into an award-winning movie by David O. Russell.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 1, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon)
That Thing Called Tadhana: The Original Screenplay Talk—Antoinette Jadaone, with movie screening , ABS-CBN Publishing
Set your alarm clocks early because this talk and screening by the queen of hugot is bound to be a full house.
ARTS AND CRAFTS JUNKIES
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 10 a.m.)
The ABC’s of Hand Lettering, workshop and book signing— Abbey Sy, Summit Books
Learn the art of intricate and beautiful lettering from one of the most talented calligraphers around.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 1 p.m.)
Hue Can Do It! The no pressure, no judgement adult coloring book, Studio Dialogo and Filipino Illustrators book launch and interactive exhibit, Summit Books
Meet and greet the awesome artists behind your next escapist activity.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 3 p.m.)
“Animorphia”, Kerby Rosanes talk and book launch
Find out how this Bicolano artist almost broke the Internet with his viral artwork.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 2 p.m.)
“Geekology,” Jay Tablante book signing
Tablante takes cosplay to another level with his photography; meet the guy behind the lens.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 1-7 p.m.)
Comic Book Artists signing—Mel Casipit, Kai Castillo, Carlorozy Clemente, Maika Ezawa, Aaron Felizmenio, Paolo Herras, JP Palabon, Tepal Pascual, Brent Sabas, Redg Vicente, Jon Zamar, Manix Abrera, Meganon Comics
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 5- 7 p.m.)
Comic Book Artists Signing—Manix Abrera, Karl R. De Mesa, Paolo Chikiamco, Eliza Victoria, Bebang Siy, Alan Navarra, Budjette Tan, Mark Angeles, Carljoe Javier, Visprint
Have your comic books signed by your favorite artists.
Aug. 29 (Ballroom 2, 5- 7 p.m.)
Meganon Comics x Visprint: Color Our Comics Activity and Komiks Sneak Peeks—Manix Abrera (News Hardcore), Eliza Victoria (After Lambana), Maika Ezawa and Mel Casipit (Lunatic: The Contestant), Paolo Herras and Jerico Marte (Strange Natives)
You had us at “color our comics.”
Aug. 30 (Buenavista, 3:30-5 p.m.)
Komiks: A Live Reading and Conversation on the books and its industry—Rob Cham, Josel Nicolas, Adarna House Publishing
THE ASPIRING ARTISTS TOUR
Aug. 29 (Buenavista, 5:30- 6:30 p.m.)
New Breed of Comics Artists— Godley Malabanan, Reira Francisco, Jake Vicente, Black Ink Comics
Aug. 30 (Ballroom 1, 1:30-3 p.m.)
The Art of Lola Basyang, Anvil Publishing
Aug. 30 (Ballroom 2, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Pages from Books—An Ang INK Art Exhibit
You’ll want to bring home the artwork prepared by INK’s (Illustrador ng Kabataan) roster of illustrators.
Aug. 30 (Namayan, 1:30-3 p.m.)
Playing with Words and Images: Illustration Techniques in Picture Books—Sergio Bumatay III, Liza Flores, Rommel Joson, Ray Sunga, Ang INK