Why Filipinos Should Read: Women Writers

by Bryan Meniado March is National Women’s Month here in the Philippines, also known as Women’s History Month in other countries. Coinciding with the annual International Women’s Day on March 8, this celebration is to commemorate the socio-cultural, economic, historical, and political contributions and achievements of women, as well as to put forward important discussions…More

Bibi Mangki Bookbed: A Filipino Library x Bookstore x BednBooks

Welcome to Bibi Mangki Bookbed, a Filipino library x bookstore x bed&books! Based in Davao and led by Bibi Mangki and friends, the small and private BMB has a book for every reader, and anybody can read any time of day. Click the links and watch the video below to know more! BMB Info BMB…More

Bookbed reviews: ‘Memorial’ by Bryan Washington

by Jodesz Gavilan THE STORY A funny, sexy, profound dramedy about two young people at a crossroads in their relationship and the limits of love.Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese American chef at a Mexican restaurant and Benson’s a Black day care teacher, and they’ve been…More

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this Mar 20

Yes, another #BookbedMeets session is up soon! Come join us by signing up here. Remember, you can read any book you want (no assigned titles here) and invite a friend or two. Expect an hour-long session of silent reading and a casual discussion afterwards with new and old friends. See you! ☁ BOOKS READ DURING…More

115+ Filipino Women Writers, Artists, and Readers to Support and Celebrate

Header art by Sarah Grutas Happy International Women’s Day! Here at Bookbed, we provide a platform for everyone and their creative pursuits. Here are some of the female writers, artists, and readers we have in our community and those we have featured. We hope you check them out—just click on a name to get redirected…More

Story Submission: ‘Idyllic Clouds’

Story and art by Paul Raymond Jimenez Death crept in the cramped space where we hid for days. The air reeked of sadness. I stared at the only access for relief, an aperture cracked open by shrapnel during the last barrage. A gentle pacific wind seeped in, its tail uncovering a majestic masterpiece—the sky’s wispy and…More