Like the trees that grow mightily inside this 366-hectare land, Virginia Centeno Guevara, 82, saw the passing of time with a confidence rooted in the soil. We found her gardening in the late afternoon, clad in a faded red duster with white polka dots and white rose patterns, her fingers caked with soil around the […]
In the weeks following the end of the battle for Marawi City against Maute and ISIS terror cells, I met Aminullah Alonto Lucman (or Koko to his friends), son of former lawmaker Rashid Lucman and Princess Tarhata Alonto, at the Hotel Dusit. I have met in the past several personalities who had claimed lineage to […]
The baby was not embalmed. She was stillborn. Her skin was pale, so pale, as she lay lifeless, swathed in a pink fabric inside a rattan Moses basket. Mother and father sat next to their baby and were very quiet. They shed silent tears, more painful than any howl or wail that could echo in […]
Call for Submissions
The Philippines Graphic invites its readers to become literary contributors (fiction, poetry).
Original, certified contributions must be sent to the Graphic’s editorial office or e-mailed to email@example.com (Attn: Literary Editor), and submitted in Word file, 12 points, double-spaced (disc supplied if hard copy), accompanied by the author’s name (even if published under a pseudonym), address and contact numbers.
If previously published or submitted elsewhere for consideration, please indicate relevant information.
The Philippines Graphic reserves all rights related to editorial selection and publication of literary pieces on its pages. All writers whose fiction stories and poetry are published in the magazine, including the winners of the Nick Joaquin Literary Awards, agree to have their works published in anthologies designed and spearheaded by the editors of the Philippines Graphic. Rights over the works remain with the author.
The views and opinions posted as comments are those of the readers and not of Philippines Graphic.