By Joelle Theresa Ngo
We’re pretty sure last weekend was an unforgettable moment for aspiring writers and literary enthusiasts as Yabang Pinoy's Pluma PH Literary Sessions presented a series of talks on the different aspects of Philippine Literature featuring renowned writers.
It was a two-day event that was held on April 8 and 9, 2017 at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City where participants got to take a peek into the brains of some of the country's most prominent writers. There, they learned about their writing processes and discussed with them different kinds of literary topics.
ICYMI, here are the various literary topics that were discussed by acclaimed wordsmiths who were invited to impart their knowledge and experiences at the event:
Aside from the sessions, participants also learned valuable tips on pursuing writing as a career with the following talks by prominent personalities in publishing:
The aim of Pluma PH Literary Sessions is simple: to share and teach local literature to readers and writers with a showcase of the different paths a budding writer or editor can follow. They also demonstrated how to utilize writing as a means to "encapsulate the Filipino culture, offer valuable social commentary, and enrich the Filipino heritage."
At the end of the day, participants were imparted not just with new-found knowledge about Philippine Literature, but also with the calling to contribute in and promote building our nation one word at a time.
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Photographs from Yabang Pinoy