Sipat|Sulat: A Workshop on Seeing and Making Literature


Adarna House invites aspiring authors to attend a two-day event called Sipat|Sulat: A Workshop on Seeing and Making Literature. To be held for two whole days (8AM to 5PM) on 20-21 May 2016 (Friday and Saturday) at the Carillon Lounge of UP Diliman’s University Hotel, this workshop will feature respected authors and industry experts who will talk about appreciating and writing children’s literature.

Day 1 (May 20) will focus on storybooks and Day 2 (May 21) will be about chapter books and novels. Participants may choose which day (or days) to attend.


  • Looking at Picture Books
    – Gabriela Lee: Why Storybooks?
    – Eli Camacho: Looking at Illustrations
  • Russell Molina: Everyone Starts with a Blank Page
  • Augie Rivera: Stories are Everywhere
  • Adarna House: Idea Dump


  • Tarie Sabido: Why Chapter Books?
  • M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac (Xi Zuq): Playing with Language
  • Edgar Calabia Samar: Taming the Novel Writing’s Fourth Monster
  • Adarna House: Idea Dump
  • Ani Almario: Submitting to Publishers

Fees are inclusive of workshop materials, food, and certificate. Proceeds, after expenses, will be donated to the University of the Philippines College of Arts and Letters to help with their #bangonCAL efforts.

  • Paid on or before 25 April 2016
    – 1-DAY PASS: PHP1500
    – 2-DAY PASS: PHP2500
  • Paid 26 April to 19 May 2016
    – 1-DAY PASS: PHP2000
    – 2-DAY PASS: PHP3000
  • Paid 14 May to 19 May 2016
    – 1-DAY PASS: PHP3000
    – 2-DAY PASS: PHP5000

Only 50 participants will be accepted per day of the workshop. See the complete program and information on speakers here. For more information about how to reserve slots, download the registration form or inquire via ergoe [at] or (+632) 3526765 local 119.

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