Philippine literature
Philippine literature is the literature associated with the Philippines and includes the legends of prehistory, and the colonial legacy of the Philippines. Pre-Hispanic Philippine literature were actu...
Philippine literature - Wikipedia
Philippine comics
Comics in the Philippines (Filipino: Komiks) are widespread and popular throughout the country from the 1920s to the present. Komiks were partially inspired by American mainstream comic strips and...
Philippine mythology
Philippine mythology include a collection of tales and superstitions about magical creatures and entities. Some Filipinos, even though heavily Christianized, still believe in these tales. The prevalen...
Irong-Irong
Irong-Irong (or Ilong-Ilong) appears in the Maragtas legend of the coming of ten Bornean datus (i.e., chieftains) to the island of Panay. The datus bartered with a local Ati chieftain for the plains ...
Jesús Manuel Santiago
Jesús Manuel Santiago or Jess Santiago is a Filipino male poet, songwriter, singer-composer, protest musician and translator.
He was born in Obando, Bulacan, Philippines. His poems had been publis...
Child pornography in the Philippines
Child pornography in the Philippines and the growing commercial sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines have resulted in moves to combat this.
According to a book by Arnie Trinidad enti...
Lakambini Sitoy
Lakambini A. Sitoy is a Filipino writer. Her first novel, Sweet Haven was published in French translation by Albin Michel as "Les filles de Sweethaven" in October 2011. She received the David T.K. Won...
1976 Palanca Awards
The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1976 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).
Short storyPoetryOne-Act Play“Age of Heroes” by Esteban Javellana“El Supr...
Pasyon
The Pasyón (Spanish: Pasión) is a Philippine epic narrative of the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. In stanzas of five lines of eight syllables each, the standard elements of epic...
Pasyon - Wikipedia
Banaag at Sikat
Banaag at Sikat or From Early Dawn to Full Light is one of the first literary novels written by Filipino author Lope K. Santos in the Tagalog language in 1906. As a book that was considered as the "Bi...
Banaag at Sikat - Wikipedia
Anito
Anito is a collective name for the pre-Hispanic belief system in the Philippines. It is also used to refer to spirits, including the household deities, deceased ancestors, nature-spirits nymphs and d...
Anito - Wikipedia
1978 Palanca Awards
The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1978 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).
Short storyPoetryJose CarreonOne-Act PlayFull-length Play
E. San Juan, Jr.
Epifanio San Juan, Jr., also known as E. San Juan, Jr. (born December 29, 1938, at Sta. Cruz, Manila, Philippines), is a known Filipino American literary academic, Tagalog writer, Filipino poet, civi...
Hinilawod
Hinilawod is an epic poem orally transmitted from early inhabitants of a place called Sulod in central Panay, Philippines. The term "Hinilawod" generally translates to "Tales From The Mouth of The Hal...
1977 Palanca Awards
The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1977 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).
Short storyPoetryOne-Act PlayFull-length Play
Adarna House

During the mid-1970s, the Nutrition Center of the Philippines (NCP) found itself in need of a series of storybooks to supplement their mental feeding program. They approached Virgilio S. Almario...
Philippine Literature in Filipino
Philippine literature is the literature associated with the Philippines and includes the legends of prehistory, and the colonial legacy of the Philippines. Pre-Hispanic Philippine literature were actu...