By Michael L. Tan
Last Monday I delivered a keynote speech at Tabaoan, a conference of writers organized by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. I adopted the theme of the conference, “Winds, waves, wars, words,” as the title of my keynote.
By Neni Sta. Romana Cruz
Was it because the women speakers before him had already said a mouthful that Ateneo University president Fr. Jett Villarin, SJ, chose to be brief as he delivered the closing remarks at the recent launch of the exhibit of the Women Writers in Media Now (Women) at the Ateneo Library of Women’s Writings (Aliww)? In accepting the collection of works of 18 writers spanning a period of 30 years, it was more than adequate for him to acknowledge that “creativity and courage are feminine virtues.”
By Conrado de Quiros
I wrote about it early in July. We had barely gone past half of the year and the death toll had already risen. Of a special group of people particularly, who are the musicians, writers and entertainers. The year has been exceptionally cruel to them, both here and abroad. At the time I wrote it, [...]