Anvil Publishing Joins the 2019 Philippine Readers and Writers Festival

Anvil Publishing invites everyone to have a festive time with panel discussions and book signings at the 2019 Philippine Readers and Writers Festival, happening from August 2 – 4, 2019 at the Raffles Makati.

Now on its sixth year, the festival features an exciting series of talks, book signings, and panel discussions about literature and culture from local and international authors and artists. With the theme ‘Borderless: Bringing Stories from Asia to the World,’ this year’s festival aims to explore literature’s power to transcend boundaries and relate to people across the globe.

Anvil has invited several remarkable authors to join the festival, including Jose Dalisay, an award-winning author that has published more than 35 books of fiction and nonfiction; Ambeth Ocampo, bestselling author, historian, columnist, and speaker; Jaime Licauco, considered as the country’s foremost authority on inner mind development, creative, and intuitive management, and Philippine mysticism; AA Patawaran, bestselling author of Write Here, Write Now: Standing At Attention Before My Imaginary Style Dictator, Hai[Na]Ku and Other Poems, and Manila Was A Long Time Ago; and many more.

Bliss Books authors Vixenneanne, Jamille Fumah, and Phenomenal Pen will also be present for a panel discussion, ‘Finding Your Bliss: Growing and Engaging With Your Audience’, followed by a book signing.

Anvil is also bringing literary icon Lualhati Bautista, one of the most notable novelists in the country, for a book signing session for her readers. Her books Gapô, Dekada ’70, and Bata, Bata… Pa’no Ka Ginawa have all won Palanca Memorial Awards.

Admission is free, so bring your family and friends and have an exciting weekend with Anvil!


This story is in partnership with Anvil Publishing. Learn more, register for the festival, and get your QR pass by visiting the PRWF website or the Facebook event page. You may also visit the Anvil website or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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