Philippine Center of International PEN

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General Assembly

PEN General Assembly will be on 31 Jan 2015, Saturday, 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

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Philippine PEN Conference 2014 to be held at DLSU Manila

The Philippine Center of International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Novelists) will hold its national conference on December 2-3 (Tuesday-Wednesday), from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at The Verdure, 5th Floor Henry Sy Sr. Hall, De La Salle University, Manila. The theme is Never stray from the path of righteousness and justice . . . ” (Mabini’s The True Decalogue): Writing, Writers, Moral Regeneration and National Renewal. This conference commemorates the 150th birth anniversary of Apolinario Mabini.

Book Launch / Discussion

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Philippine PEN Journal | HEALING

In this first issue of the Philippine PEN Journal, 22 members of the organization and a guest writer, through their poems, short stories and essays, point out or hint at sources of strength and resiliency, and wellspring of healing for the Filipino.