Philippine Center of International PEN

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General Assembly

PEN General Assembly: Every last Saturday of the month, 5:00pm, at Solidaridad Bookstore, Ermita, Manila.

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Call for release of Nobel Peace winner Liu Xiaobo. They also condemn Supreme Court for plagiarism.

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Filipino writers may submit their application for membership in the Philippine Center of International PEN.

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Philippine PEN Journal

Healing | poems, short stories and essays by 22 members of the organization and a guest writer.

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Writers Against Impunity

A social media campaign WRITERS AGAINST IMPUNITY (Nov. 15-23)

News / Updates

Image 01PEN to Senate: Spare tax exemption of books from repeal by 'Trabaho' bill

“In terms of educating the masses through reading, in terms of developing the reading culture of the nation, the taxes government plans to levy and collect will be nothing but destructive. We will be a nation that subscribes to underdevelopment in every sense of the word.”

Book Launch / Discussion

Image 02The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets & Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will launch "The Thing with Feathers: My Book of Memories" (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House), the newest nonfiction title by Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, on 27 January 2018, Saturday, 5:00PM, at Solidaridad Bookshop, Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. Read more...