Schedule of Events

AUGUST 26 • FRIDAY
BUENAVISTA
9:00am - 10:30am
Slips of the Tongue: Harnessing the Power of Myth, Fable, and History in the Era of the Selfie
Rosario Cruz-Lucero
Ateneo de Manila University Press
10:30am - 12:00pm
Sangkatauhan, Sangkahayupan ni Alvin Yapan: Lunsad Aklat at Ilang Pagbasa
Alvin Yapan
Ateneo de Manila University Press
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Everyone Can Be Creative
A Talk by Merlee Jayme
Summit Books
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Half Remembered Past: A Memoir Writing
Talk by Nelson Navarro

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Maximum Volume 2:
Best New Philippine Fiction | Book Launch and Talk

Editors Sarge Lacuesta and Dean Alfar, with contributors
Anvil Publishing
NAMAYAN
9:30am - 12:00pm
Lines of Flight:
The Practice and Limits of Realism in Philippine Fiction

Charlson Ong, Jaime An Lim, Dean Francis Alfar, Luna Sicat Cleto, Gabriela Lee, and Eliza Victoria.
Moderated by J. Neil C. Garcia
University of the Philippines Press
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Teaching Young Adult Literature
Carla Pacis, Cyan Abad-Jugo, and Sophia Lee
Anvil Publishing
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The We and the I:
Stories Beyond the Page

Shaira Luna, Dan Matutina, Mark Higgins, Jade Castro and Ito Kish
CNN Life
5:00pm - 6:30pm
The Great Homo Huddle Queries on Queer Pinoy Publishing, Post-Orlando and Post-Geraldine Roman
Wanggo Gallaga, Paolo Lorenzana, Loreen Ordoño, B.P. Valenzuela, and Lakan Umali
Team magazine
7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Big Fat:
Book of Self-Love | Talk and Book Launch

Danah and Stacy Gutierrez
ABS-CBN Publishing
BALLROOM 1
9:30am - 10:15am
Teaching History and Current Events to Millennials
Lisandro E. Claudio
Anvil Publishing
10:15am - 12:00pm
Untold Stories Inside:
Writing about what you love and sharing it to the world

Pam Pastor, Mae Paner, and Noreen Capili
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Crafting the Truth:
The Art of Writing Memoirs

Dawn Marie Nicole L. Marfil, Rica Bolipata-Santos, and Arnie Q. Mejia
UST Publishing House
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Art of Making a Zine
Gaby Gloria, Maine Manalansan, and Mich Cervantes
The Young Star
5:00pm - 6:30pm
#NeverAgain:
The Relevance of Martial Law Today

Susan Quimpo and Robert Francis Garcia
Anvil Publishing
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Habang Wala Pa Sila: Mga Tula ng Pag-Ibig
Spoken Word Performance and Book Signing

Juan Miguel Severo
ABS-CBN Publishing
BALLROOM 2
10:00am - 12:00pm
As We Watch:
Effective Learning through the Films

Nick Deocampo
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Independence x 6
Ambeth R. Ocampo
Anvil Publishing
3:30pm - 5:00pm
The Way We Wrote:
Was Literature and Writing so Different Before?

Butch Dalisay, Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo, Gémino H. Abad and Krip Yuson
Moderated by Danton Remoto
Anvil Publishing
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Dear Alex We're Dating, Tama, Mali?! Love, Catherine | Talk and Book Signing
Alex Gonzaga
ABS-CBN Publishing
AUGUST 27 • SATURDAY
BUENAVISTA
10:00am - 12:00pm
Translating Texts: The Need to Write and Read in Different Languages
Julz Riddle, Bebang Siy, Ronald Verzo, Susie Baclagon-Borrero
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Amazing Facts and Figures Every Pinoy Must Know
Talk and Book Launch

FilipiKnow.net
Summit Books
3:00pm - 4:30pm(TBC)
5:00pm - 6:30pm
IBIGKas: A Poetry Reading Session
featuring Lang Leav (video performance from the The Universe of Us), Romancing Venus' Kooky Tuason, Cecill Artartes and Marty Tengco, with readings from AA Patawaran's HAI [NA] KU
NAMAYAN
9:30am - 12:00pm
Writing in the Here and Now: Connecting Print and Digital Media in Journalism
AA Patawaran
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fork in the Road: Food and Travel Writing (with awarding of Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Awards winners)
Micky Fenix, and Claude Tayag
Anvil Publishing
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Book Publishing in the Digital Age
Karl Castro (Senior Art Director of Rogue), Rafael A.S.G. Ongpin (Board Director of Rogue), and
Neal Oshima (Photographer)
Moderated by
Vicky Montenegro
(Publisher of Rogue)
Rogue Magazine
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Lahat Tayo May Period at Iba pang Punctuation Marks | Talk and Book Signing
Rod Marmol
Summit Books
BALLROOM 1
10:00am - 12:00pm
Mundong Hindi Palaging Atin: Lunsad-Aklat ng The Lait Chronicles, Wounded Little Gods, at Instructions on How to Disappear
Gabriela Lee, Eliza Victoria, John Jack G. Wigley, Carl Javier, Dean Francis Alfar, Alan Navarra, Carlos Malvar, Joey Arguelles, and Ferdinand Pisigan Jarin
Visprint
1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Young Blood Workshop
Ruel S. De Vera, Pam Pastor, Javier Vicente D. Rufino, and Rosario A. Garcellano
Young Blood
7:00pm
1st Authors Dinner featuring Adam Johnson, Paula McLain and Anna Todd
(ticketed event)
BALLROOM 2
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Author Spotlight: Paula McLain | Talk and Book Signing
Hosted by Geolette Esguerra
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Author Spotlight: Adam Johnson | Talk and Book Signing
Hosted by Ruel S. De Vera
AUGUST 28 • SUNDAY
BUENAVISTA
10:30am - 12:00pm
Parenting in this Wired World
Michele Alignay
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Picture Poetry: Writing and Illustrating Children's Poetry
Patricia Ngo, Eugene Evasco, Pergy Acuña, Aaron Asis, and Kora Dandan-Albano
Anvil Publishing
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Door to Getting Published: Finding a Home for Your Manuscript
Mari Delfin (Bookmark),Eli Camacho (Adarna House), Joanna Nicholas-Na (OMF Literature), Annette Ferrer (CANVAS),
Moderated by:
Reni Roxas
(Tahanan Books)

NAMAYAN
9:30am - 12:00pm
Book Blogging 101: Growing Web and Social Media Presence to Promote Books
Eunice Moral, Kate Manalo, Hazel Ureta, Lyra Gill, and Kai Agito
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Writing for Children: A Panel with Adarna House's 2016 National Children's Book Award Winning Authors
Edgar Calabia Samar, Xi Zuq, and Gigi Constantino
Adarna House Publishing
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Writing Young Adult Fiction Today: Creating Stories for Diverse and Discriminating Readers
Mina Esguerra, Mae Coyiuto and Ronald Lim
Anvil Publishing
BALLROOM 1
9:30am - 12:00pm
In Between: What's Up with Philippine New Adult Fiction?
Kate Evangelista, Dawn Lanuza, Agay Llanera, Chrissie Peria
Anvil Publishing
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Stranger Than Fiction: How Real Life Shapes Stories
Ines Bautista-Yao, Quark Henares, Marla Miniano, Reese Lansangan, Chandra Pepino, Abby Orbeta, and Roch Lazarte
Summit Books
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Team Real: How to Go from Point A (Ano Na?) to Point B (Bestseller)
Talk and Book Signing

Irish Christianne Dizon and Pete Rich
VRJ Books
BALLROOM 2
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Around the World with the Googly Gooeys Art Workshop
Tippy and Anthony Go
Anvil Publishing
10:15am - 11:00am
The ABC's of Handlettering Art Workshop
Abbey Sy
Summit Books
11:00am - 11:45am
A Year of Positivity Art Workshop
June Digan
Summit Books
2:00pm
Author Spotlight featuring Anna Todd
Talk and Book Signing

Hosted by Pam Pastor

Daily registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the day.
Admission is FREE.

Venue capacities are LIMITED. Seats are on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED basis.

Please check out The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016 FAQs for more details.