Local publishers gather at Manila International Book Fair

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    For 35 years, the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) continues to be one of the longest-running book events in Asia. It is an annual event where book sellers, publishers, authors and readers gather to appreciate both local and international literature. This year, the event ran from September 17 to 21, 2014 at the… Read more »

Heights holds Creative Talk on Filipino comics

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The komikeros. Heights Editor-in-Chief Manuel Angulo (leftmost), Bagwisan Editor Selina Ablaza (second from left), and  Art Editor Krysten Tan (rightmost) pose with speakers and acclaimed comic artists Manix Abrera and Emiliana Kampilan.

  Comic fans and aficionados alike gathered at the Faura AVR last September 5, 2014 for the Heights Art Staff and Bagwisan Filipino Creative Talk entitled “Panel By Panel: Komiks.” The talk focused on local comics, also called komiks, and its relation to society.   Heights Associate Art Editor Reg Geli gave the opening remarks…. Read more »

Heights hosts first Creative Talk on erotic literature

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  If history is to be trusted, then it is true that sex sells. There was a large turn-up at Faura AVR last August 29, 2014 for the Heights English Creative Talk.  Entitled ‘Let’s Talk About Sex: A Crash Course on Erotic Literature,’ the lecture revolved around the purpose and technicalities surrounding erotica. The event… Read more »

Heights hosts the 20th Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop

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  The 20th Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop was held last August 23 to 25, 2014 at Riverview Resort in Calamba, Laguna. It is a three-day annual project of Heights Ateneo that is open to all undergraduate students of the Ateneo de Manila University. This year’s fellows were Selina Ablaza, Reia Dangeros, and Alexander Dungca for… Read more »

Winners of Ateneo Art Awards 2014 announced

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  Held last August 14, 2014, at the Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City, the 11th Ateneo Art Awards was an occasion attended by numerous art aficionados, patrons, and artists alike. The Ateneo Art Awards, which began in 2004, are given to young Filipino visual artists aged 35 and below for their outstanding works in various… Read more »

ALIWW holds forum and exhibit commemorating comfort women

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18 Aug 2014 - Comfort Women Exhibit (27)

  What really happened during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines?  The forum on Comfort Women during the Japanese occupation held by the Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (ALIWW) in cooperation with the Department of History told us the full story.  ALIWW, an archival facility dedicated to gathering and preserving women’s writings, aims to document… Read more »

Heights calls for contributions to Kuwentong Pambata Book Grant

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Heights, in partnership with Tugon, is officially open for contributions for the annual Kuwentong Pambata Book Grant.  The theme of submissions is family and togetherness in line with our partner organization’s advocacy. The call for contributions is open to students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Loyola Schools community. Submissions will go through deliberations, where… Read more »

Heights holds first Tambay Week

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Heights held “Homebound,” its first ever Tambay Week last August 4 to 7, 2014 in order to create a sense community among new and returning members. The week-long event co-headed by Managing Editor for Internal Affairs Catherina Dario and Bagwisan Staffer Micheas Taguibulos was held at the SEC C Foyer, where members could drop by… Read more »

Filipino poets gather at Dove on the Rifle

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First celebrated in 2011, the World Poetry Movement (WPM) advocates peace by holding annual poetry readings in over 100 countries around the world. This year, Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta, a professor of the Fine Arts Program of the Ateneo de Manila University, and Jam Pascual, the Managing Editor for External Affairs of Heights Ateneo, organized Dove on… Read more »

20th Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop fellows announced

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AHWW Fellows

    Heights is proud to present the accepted fellows to the 20th Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop. The fellows for written works in English are Billy Atienza, Angelo Galindo, and Juno Reyes for poetry, and Reina Adriano and Ayana Tolentino for the essay.  The fellows for written works in Filipino are Selina Ablaza, Patrick James… Read more »