Garcia Reveals the Rough Side of the Revolution in To Suffer Thy Comrades

Author and founding Chair of PATH (Peace Advocates for Truth, Healing and Justice), Robert Francis “Bobby” Garcia, launches his award-winning book, To Suffer Thy Comrades: How the Revolution Decimated Its Own (Revised Edition, 2017) last October 23 at the UP CIDS Lobby, Bahay ng Alumni, at the University of the Philippines Diliman. The event, entitled…

Newport Launches Her First #AnvilFood Book “Coconut Kitchen”

Maria Regina “Regee” Tolentino Newport, founder and first president of the Culinary Historians of the Philippines (CHOP), launches her first book, Coconut Kitchen: Appetizers and Main Dishes, at National Book Store Glorietta 1 last October 14, 2017. Coconut Kitchen, a cookbook made for the home cook, contains basic information on the coconut – highlighting its…

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Freelancing Badassery with Karen Ferry-Fernandez

[M]eet the bad ass freelancer behind RaketChick, Karen Ferry-Fernandez. Karen has been an indie professional for over a decade now. She perpetually screeches the battlecry, ‘Ah leche! Ginusto mo ‘yan? Pwes, galingan mo!’ Her newest release with Anvil Publishing, Whatda! Anong Petsa Na?! A Freelancer’s Survival Guide and Sanity Planner is loaded with literature for independent…

Feast with Me: Transforming Simple Meals into a Feast

  [F]ood, lifestyle and travel journalist, and Philippine Star columnist, Stephanie Zubiri Crespi, officially launches her latest book, Feast with Me, under Anvil Publishing and in partnership with The Philippine Star. With a complete approach to dining and entertaining, the Feast with Me focuses on grouping recipes together, centered on a geographical theme, and pairing…

18 Fiction Writers Who are also Teachers

#AnvilCelebrates World Teachers Day! To celebrate this day, and to mark the end of Teachers’ month, let us take a look at some of our fictionists who are also educators. Alfred Yuson Alfred A. Yuson a.k.a. Krip Yuson, teaches fiction and poetry at Ateneo de Manila University, where he held the Henry Lee Irwin Professorial Chair….

12 books about Martial Law in the Philippines

[I]t’s been 45 years since former President Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in the Philippines. Many Filipinos suffered during this period: the rampant violence, the government abuses, the fight for freedom. Many risked their lives and lost their loved ones in the process. Today, many of us have forgotten these times. We tend to take the…