A project by a new small press and curatorial platform Comma and independent bookstore Kwago, A Curated Shelf creates a space to understand the many ways we read, write and publish.To be launched at Komura; Book Fair on May 18, 3pm - 4pm, the second curated shelf will feature guest curator Ani Almario. Her selection of fifteen publications are children’s books that she would require her own kids to read.
On March 9, Art+ attended the book launch of 30 Days With Paulo by contemporary author Jel Tordesillas. 30 Days With Paulo is her first novel (of many we hope), and following the successful event, Jel Tordesillas was kind enough to answer our questions on how the novel came about, PaperKatBooks, her influences, and advice for fellow writers.
As told to Thomas Goldsmith
March 9 was a day of good vibes, inspiration, and kilig at Book and Borders Café as people of all ages gathered for the launch of the novel, 30 Days With Paulo. This is the first book of contemporary book writer, Jel Tordesillas. The event was hosted by Issa Villapando, student disk jockey of Monster Radio RX93.1.
Text and Photos by Marz Aglipay
Earlier this year Komura; brought us a book fair that catered to readers by offering curated selection of books. This time around, Komura's creators Kayla Dionisio and Czyka Tumaliuan has morphed Komura; into a forum without straying far from the interests of the community built around its book-fair edition which was held on 24 November at Warehouse Eight.
On October 27, 2018, writers, illustrators, educators, students and children’s literature enthusiasts gathered to attend the first Pista! (Pambansang Komperensiya sa Panitikang Pambata).
Komura; is back, but this time it’s not a book fair. In constant pursuit of its goal to help Filipino storytellers nurture their practices and explore the possibilities of literature and print, this upcoming Komura; is an intimate conference centered around conversations on the ins and outs of sustaining a career or venture within the burgeoning arts, tech and culture landscape.
Anvil Publishing & Embassy of Denmark Release Classic Fairy Tales by Hans Christian AndersenTranslated by Josè Rizal
Manila, Philippines — Anvil Publishing announces the release of a new book entitled Hans Christian
Andersen and Jose Rizal: From Denmark to the Philippines, a compilation of classic fairy tales with Jose Rizal’s translation in Filipino, available starting on October 5, 2018.
Segundo Matias Jr. and Lampara Books' epic fantasy series Moymoy Lulumboy continues its journey with its fifth installment entitled Moymoy Lulumboy: Ang Lihim Ng Libro, the novel takes readers to the beguiling world of Gabun where local mythological creatures like aswang, duwende, manananggal, kapre, and tikbalang co-exist with each other and fight for communal peace. The thought of having a “mabait na aswang” as the “bida” or main character is something new in the Philippine literature, especially for an adolescent novel such as this.
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