Bookbed in 2020 (10 Years of Bookbed)

This 2020 has been a lot, and all we want to say is thank you. Thank you for allowing Bookbed to be part of your reading experiences and creative processes, not just this year but since the beginning in 2010. We hope to continue providing spaces for readers and creators alike, especially for indie andContinue reading “Bookbed in 2020 (10 Years of Bookbed)”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends Where to Buy Komiks Online

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks! This time, we’re sharing a special recommendation by our resident @komikninja, and it’s about where to buy komiks online, as of 2020. Adarna House, KomikSpot, MervStore and a lot more resources are in this list, so make sure to check out this video. Remember to subscribe, andContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja Recommends Where to Buy Komiks Online”

6 Zines from #SOXZineFest2020 You Should Be Reading

You’ve probably read a thousand of zines before—and even made some of your own, but we have six more to add to your collection—all from the SOX Zine Fest, the first zine fest in Soccsksargen showcasing arts and literature of and from the region (Region 12). Organized by SOX Writers and SOX Reading Advocates, thisContinue reading “6 Zines from #SOXZineFest2020 You Should Be Reading”

Why Filipinos Should Read: Anthropology, and Why Young Filipinos Should Consider a Degree in Anthropology

by Bryan Meniado The “Basagan ng Trip” series with Leloy Claudio on YouTube is one of my favorites to binge-watch, and in my previous article, I mentioned the episode with Chiqui Agoncillo, the first female summa cum laude from the UP Department of History. In it, she shares why one should consider pursuing a degreeContinue reading “Why Filipinos Should Read: Anthropology, and Why Young Filipinos Should Consider a Degree in Anthropology”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Wing of the Locust’ by Joel Donato Ching Jacob #WingoftheLocust

by KB Meniado Filipino mythology was something I hadn’t been reading plenty of, and not because of a lack of offering but energy (for shame), but this year has allowed me to explore a few facets of our prehistoric origins and found the experience both fascinating and well, guilt-ridden. So when I was offered theContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Wing of the Locust’ by Joel Donato Ching Jacob #WingoftheLocust”

From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Doobiedoo Asks,’ ‘Little Wolf’

Today is another day for Filipino indie komiks, and we’re sharing two (!) recommendations by our resident @komikninja: Doobiedoo Asks and Little Wolf, both part of Komiket‘s selected entries to the Philippine International Comics Online Festival (PICOF). Check out the reviews below, and click on the links for more info. Doobiedoo Asks written by Bambi Amago,Continue reading “From the Bookbed Room: @komikninja reviews ‘Doobiedoo Asks,’ ‘Little Wolf’”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Meet Me By the Sea’ by Taltal Levi

by KB Meniado THE STORY When a spunky little girl finds that her parents are too busy to play, she decides to visit her favorite place on her own. The familiar path lightens her step and her heart. And along the way she discovers a wonderful surprise. Taltal Levi’s spare text and delicate pastel-hued illustrationsContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Meet Me By the Sea’ by Taltal Levi”

From the Bookbed Room: Filipino Indie Komiks by @komikninja

Welcome back to the Bookbed Room! Today, we are opening a new feature series on Filipino indie komiks, led by our resident komikninja EK Gonzales. If this is your first time chancing upon Pinoy comics, we got you! Check out some of our recommendations here and here, and click Play on this video from theContinue reading “From the Bookbed Room: Filipino Indie Komiks by @komikninja”