Epitaph

By Raye Peralta (Illustration by Victor Ian Covarrubias) Who am I? As the gun fires And I am left to die Who am I? As I gasp for air And begged for mercy Who am I? As I claim innocence And the sirens block my plea Who am I? As the ropes on my wrists tighten … Continue reading Epitaph

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37th Manila International Book Fair, a glaring success

In photo: Book lovers gathered at the 37th Manila International Book Fair. By Isabella Alamag and Raye Peralta   Celebrating its 37th year, Metro Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) gathered bookworms and literary enthusiasts from around the country at a five-day convention in Pasay City last September 14 to 18. MIBF, the longest running book convention … Continue reading 37th Manila International Book Fair, a glaring success

Filipino artists translate Czech fiction, stage full-length play at the Ateneo

In photo: Guelan Varela-Luarca launches "R.U.R: Robot Unibersal ni Rossum" at the 37th MIBF. By Isabella Alamag and Raye Peralta   Filipino writer Guelan Varela-Luarca launched the first Filipino translation of the Czech play "R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)" at the 37th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) on September 15, Thursday. With its Filipino title “R.U.R: Robot Unibersal ni Rossum," Luarca's … Continue reading Filipino artists translate Czech fiction, stage full-length play at the Ateneo