LODESTAR – Danton Remoto – The Filipino Star January 15, 2022 | 00:00 That’s the title of Chapter 9 of “The First Filipino,” the award-winning biography of Dr. Jose Rizal, written by the late Ambassador Leon Maria Guerrero. Anvil won a grant from the National Book Development Board to publishRead More →

[ad_1] MANILA, Philippines – “What’s your class? “ This is how Brother Sionil José usually greeted student writers. When I was asked the same question, I proudly answered, “Journalism”. To which he retorted with an even more proud response: “Stop! You can be a writer without doing journalism. For SirRead More →

[ad_1] Award-winning screenwriter Wenonah Wilms visited Missouri State University in Minnesota to participate in MSU’s film series hosted by the Department of Media, Journalism and Film. She presented her 2016 short film “Waabooz” on Tuesday, November 30 at the Robert W. Plaster Student Union Theater. As a Native American herself,Read More →

[ad_1] Punjabi writer and Sahitya Akademi award recipient Gurdev Singh Rupana died on Sunday evening in his hometown of Rupana in Muktsar Punjabi writer and Sahitya Akademi award recipient Gurdev Singh Rupana died Sunday evening in his hometown of Rupana in Muktsar. He was 87 years old. Rupana’s eldest sonRead More →

[ad_1] 11/30/2021 Screenwriter legend Jimmy McGovern has been nominated to receive the Freedom of Liverpool – along with the 97th victim of the Hillsborough tragedy, Andrew Devine. Andrew sadly passed away in July of this year due to complications from life-changing injuries following the Hillsborough football stadium disaster in AprilRead More →

[ad_1] Earlier this month, the Loyola Writers at Work series hosted award-winning writer Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Fajardo-Anstine is an American novelist and short story writer from Denver. She studied English Literature and Chicano Studies at Metropolitan State University and received her MFA from the University of Wyoming. Her award-winning short storyRead More →

[ad_1] Tamer Nafar is an award-winning actor, screenwriter, filmmaker, activist and founder of Palestine’s leading hip hop group DAM. He recently released his first English track “The Beat Never Goes Off” with 12-year-old Gaza-based rap prodigy MC Abdul. and Palestinian singer Noël Kharman. His video has already accumulated an incredibleRead More →

[ad_1] Alison Lurie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose satirical and cerebral love and college stories included the marital saga “The War Between the Tates” and the Americans Abroad comedy “Foreign Affairs,” died Thursday at the age of 94. Lurie, professor emeritus at Cornell University, has died of natural causes, accordingRead More →

[ad_1] Crafted, honed, condensed and polished to perfection; the best short stories are like a precious jewel, as evocative as any novel. As the $ 5000 Sunday Star-Times short story competition enters its final week, Tracy Watkins talks to some of New Zealand’s best loved writers about the art ofRead More →