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…

Fourteen Anvil Publishing Titles among the 2017 National Book Awards Finalists

[F]ourteen Anvil Publishing books have been named finalists at the 36th National Book Awards. The announcement was made by The National Book Development Council of the Philippines and the Manila Critics Circle on September 8, 2017 for the said annual award-giving body. Here are the Anvil titles that made it to the list:   LITERARY DIVISION…

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…

Anvil Highlights at the MIBF 2017

The 38th Manila International Book Fair might be over, but we haven’t quite moved on just yet! Our faces are still smiling with the book signings with our favorite authors and hundreds of discounts and freebies at the fair! So, for a recap, here are a few highlights at the fair: New Releases exclusively available…