schedule

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Short Story Masterclass
Jose Dalisay | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
From Screen and Stage to Page: Adapting Drama and Screenplays into Book Form
Rody Vera, Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil, Karl Castro, Joel David | Ateneo De Manila University Press
Namayan
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tula at Tanghal: A Curated Poetry Reading of Rolando Tinio's Works
Rofel Brion, Ang Sabi Nila | Ateneo De Manila University Press
Namayan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Weaving Words into Worlds: The Self and Space in Literature
Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, John Jack G. Wigley, Paul Alcoseba Castillo, Allan Popa, Louie Jon A. Sanchez | University of Sto. Tomas Publishing House
Ballroom 1
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Why You Should Homeschool
Edric Mendoza, Joy Mendoza | ABS-CBN Books
Ballroom 2
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Break
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Writing the Novel
Charlson Ong, Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo , VJ Campilan (moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Raising Book Lovers in the Age of Social Media
Queena Lee-Chua | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Trends in Contemporary Filipino Literature
Allan Derain, Jimmuel Naval, U Z. Eliserio, Rody Vera, Carlomar Arcangel Daoana, Anna Felicia C. Sanchez | University of the Philippines Press
Ballroom 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
The Happy Entrepreneur
Ardy Roberto | ABS-CBN Books
Ballroom 2
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Stranger than Fiction: Writing Creative Non-Fiction
Bebang Siy, Linda Panlilio, Genaro Gojo Cruz(moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Writing (as) Self-Help in the Age of Anxiety
Queena Lee - Chua, Pam Pastor | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Writing to the Beat: Specialized Reporting for Arts and Culture
Anna Bueno, Michelle Ayuyao, Katrina Stuart Santiago, Chuck Smith, Ian Urrutia | CNN Life
Ballroom 1
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
All That Matters: Live. Love. Learn. Laugh.|
Francis J. Kong | ABS-CBN Books
Buenavista
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Aliasing | Discussion and Book Signing
Mara Coson
Buenavista
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Writing in a Gender-Balanced World
Bebang Siy, Pinky Valdes, Wanggo Gallaga (moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Are Reviews for Real? What We Talk About When We Write About Movies, Food and Music
JJ Yulo, Elbert Cuenca, Andrew Paredes, Jam Pascual | ANC X
Ballroom 1
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Here I Am: Learning Along the Way
Terry Samala de Guzman | ABS-CBN Books
Ballroom 2
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Dual Lingo: Translation as a Creative Practice
Bebang Siy, Louise Lopez, Susie Borrero | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Read My Lips: What it Takes to Build a World-Class Homegrown Brand
Rissa Mananquil Trillo | Summit Books
Namayan
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Library is Open: How to Get Back into the Habit of Reading Books
Aaron de Borja, Gabby Padilla, George Evan Dungca, Salve Villarosa, JM Cabral | Young STAR
Ballroom 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Young Blood Workshop
Ruel S. De Vera, Pam Pastor | Young Blood
Ballroom 2
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Beyond the Great Wall: Writing the Tsinoy Community
Mabek Kawsek, Charlson Ong | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Notes on Writing Fiction: A Dialogue Between AA Patawaran and Dean Francis Alfar
Anvil Publishing
Ballroom 1
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Maps and the Emergence of the Filipino Nation | Discussion and Book Signing
Ambeth Ocampo | Anvil Publishing
Ballroom 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Finding Your Bliss: Growing and Engaging with Your Audience
VixenneAnne, Phenomenal Pen, Jamille Fumah | Anvil Publishing
Ballroom 2
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
New Age Across Generations
Jaime Licauco | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Food and Words: Serving our Filipino Culinary History
Ige Ramos, Jenny Orillos, Claude Tayag, Edgie Polistico, Cris Abiva(moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Rise, Resist: Martial Law Then and Now
Joy Jopson, Susan Quimpo, Jose Dalisay, Kris Lacaba(moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Ballroom 1
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Viet Thanh Nguyen Discussion and Book Signing
Ballroom 2
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Solving the Mystery: Getting the Lead in Crime Writing
Mabek Kawsek, Dada Fres-Felix | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
What About Love?: Contemporary Romance Writing
Dani Hernandez, Noreen Capili, Anna Geronga, Fe Trampe(moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Marketing Rescue: A Free Marketing Q&A with Record-breaking, Bestselling Author and Marketing Guru, Josiah
Mansmith and Fielders
Ballroom 1
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Gina Apostol Discussion and Book Signing
Ballroom 2
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Creating for Children with Special Needs
Beth Parrocha, Joji Reynes-Santos, Jesl Cruz | Adarna House Publishing
Namayan
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
My Fate According to the Butterfly Book Launch
Gail D. Villanueva | Scholastic Asia
Ballroom 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Once More with Feeling: How to Write On-Trend and Relevant Content for the Millennial
Angela Soyen Enconado, Neil Jed Castro, Joena San Diego | ABS-CBN Books
Ballroom 2
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Break
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
How to Publish a How-To Book: A Guide for Artist-Authors
Pete Rich, May Tobias Papa | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Show and Tell: Creating a Successful Children's Book Series
Jomike Tejido, Robert Magnuson | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Books and the Digital World: Exploring Opportunities
Arriane Serafico | Summit Books
Ballroom 1
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Telling a Story with Pictures: Up Close with Authorstrator Jeremy Tankard
Jeremy Tankard | Scholastic Asia
Ballroom 2
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Song & Story: Multi-Regional Picture Books and their Role in Nation Building
Dr. Felicidad A. Prudente, Kora Dandan-Albano, Lilymae & Sherise Montano | Tahanan Books
Buenavista
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Encouraging the Fantastic, Translating the Fantastic in Filipino YA
EK Gonzales, Xi Zuq | Adarna House Publishing
Namayan
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Staying Relevant: How the Digital Age Changed Storytelling
Fallenbabybubu, Delixx, Beeyotch, Sweetblunch, Pilosopotasya | Summit Books
Ballroom 1
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
PSICOM Authors: YA Book Discussion and Signing
Justcallmecai, Nininininaaa, Penguin20, Imsinaaa, Alerayve, Badreminisce, ArabellaRey, Iam_mirrage, SweetKitkat, Iamcrazyyouknow, AkosiIbarra, Risingservant, ShinichiLaaaabs, Red_Pages | Psicom Publishing
Ballroom 2
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tackling Tough Issues in Children's Books
Yvette Fernandez, Carla Pacis (moderator) | Anvil Publishing
Buenavista
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
All Roads Lead to Rome?: Relevance of Religion and Spiritual Writing Today
Msgr. Manuel Garcia Gabriel, Fr. Ari Dy | Anvil Publishing
Namayan
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Lualhati Bautista Book Signing
Anvil Publishing
Ballroom 1
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Not Your Token Asian: A Look into Asian YA Lit in Recent Years
JM Cabral, Inah Peralta, Shelumiel Delos Santos, Salve Villarosa
Ballroom 2