Bookbed recommends: ‘How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays’ by Josephine V. Roque

by KB Meniado Anybody who has ever traveled or lived abroad, whether on a decent budget or otherwise, knows doing so isn’t always fun. More than the excitement and joy brought about by exploring and immersing in new cultures, the anxiety and confusion in the day-to-day can be the dominating experience for many. Think aboutContinue reading “Bookbed recommends: ‘How to Ride a Train to Ulaanbaatar and Other Essays’ by Josephine V. Roque”

#BookbedFictory 2021 Winners

Here are the winners for this year’s Fictory in collaboration with BRUMULTIVERSE. Thank you to all the writers, beta readers, and judges. Though the new academic calendar has just begun, Fictory 2021 has come to a close. Congratulations to all the winners and see you all again next year! Bookbed’s choice: Walking on a DreamContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 2021 Winners”

Why Filipinos Should Read: ‘White Lady, Black Christ’ by Charlson Ong

by Bryan Meniado August is Buwan ng mga Wika and Buwan ng mga Akdang Pinoy. These occasions serve as reminders to celebrate our languages and the work of Filipino writers. Notice that I wrote Buwan ng mga Wika, which is plural, and not the usual Buwan ng Wika because I want to celebrate the diversityContinue reading “Why Filipinos Should Read: ‘White Lady, Black Christ’ by Charlson Ong”

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this August 28

We have another #BookbedMeets session this Saturday, August 28, at 5 p.m.! To find out what to expect, check out Silent Book Club Manila’s post below: BOOKS READ DURING THE JULY 24 SESSION See you! ☁ #BookbedMeets is Bookbed’s Community Day. Everyone is welcome! To receive invites to future meetups and other updates, subscribe toContinue reading “#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this August 28”

#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’

by Christianne Fayth Ong This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.”Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’”

#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’

by Nigel Libranages This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” “WhyContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’

by Paola Aliedo This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” I’mContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’

by Pauline Navarro This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” AnnContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’”

#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’

by H. Bentham This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ONEContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’”

#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ContentContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’”