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 statement in defense of press freedom and Maria Ressa

The Philippine Center of International PEN, in solidarity with Rappler and Maria Ressa, condemns in the strongest terms any attempt, subtly or not too subtly, by the state and its instrumentalities and its partisans to threaten, harass, or censor the free and critical press...

Book Launch / Discussion

Image 02Featuring “E is for Epal” by Paolo Manalo and “Velocirupture” by Michael Balili (A Gacha Press Chapbook Series, 2019)
Booklaunch and Conversation with Poets
26 January 2019, Saturday, 5:00PM
Solidaridad Bookshop, 531 Padre Faura St., Ermita, Manila. Hosted by the Philippine Center of International PEN