Do you agree that Filipinos do not care much for reading? Perhaps it’s time for us to break that paradigm. Here’s a good free book where we can start.
The Philippine PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold its 59th national conference on Nov. 21-21 at the Verdure, 5/F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, Taft Avenue,
Facebook page nick.is.groovy is lobbying for a reprint of the series featuring huge, dreamy illustrations.
Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (Umpil), or the Writers’ Union of the Philippines, has named this year’s recipients of its Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas for their significant contributions to the development of Philippine literature in any language:
‘Okay, I’m nuts!’ When she was about to play Mary Tyrone, the drug-addled mother of a dysfunctional family in Eugene O’Neill’s “Long Day’s Journey into Night,” Daisy Avellana went to a well-known doctor to research on drug addiction. She needed guidance on how an addict—a woman at that—moved, thought and comported herself.