Deep Dive: Fate of a Distant Future by Renato Tranquilino

Deep Dive: Fate of a Distant Future by Renato Tranquilino

Blurb What does a senator targeted for assassination, a cargo pilot turned space pirate, a captain of a one-way colonization trip against all human government in the solar system, and a university lecturer that would revolutionize space travel have in common? The loosely connected stories in four different generations trace…

Podcast Producer Scares Wits with New “Aswang” Middle-Grade Novel
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Podcast Producer Scares Wits with New “Aswang” Middle-Grade Novel

By Cris Santos The concept of aswangs dates back to the 16th century, during the Spanish colonization. Their first mention was in an excerpt from Juan de Plasencia’s Customs of the Tagalogs, where the term “osuang” is synonymous with “sorcerer”. In the Visayan Islands, aswangs were also known to fly…

It is legit! It is lit! #LitFest Wrap-up
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It is legit! It is lit! #LitFest Wrap-up

We are excited to share that the recent #Litfest2023 organized by 8LETTERS BOOKSTORE AND PUBLISHING was a great success. This annual event, held in celebration of National Literature Month, took place from April 14-16, 2023, marking its fifth consecutive year. The four-day festival featured insightful guidance and tips, a variety…

It’s a LitFeast! 50+ Titles for the National Literary Month
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It’s a LitFeast! 50+ Titles for the National Literary Month

8Letters Bookstore and Publishing continues to shape the Philippine literary scene by publishing 50+ books this April LitFest. The 8Letters LitFest, held every April annually, started more than five years ago with the aim of gathering and promoting Filipino writers. Legends and Zodiacs Anthology Cris Santos headed the Chinese Anthology…

New Stories of Power and Courage Emerge from these Women Writers
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New Stories of Power and Courage Emerge from these Women Writers

Before 2022 drew to a close, 8letters Bookstore and Publishing added to its roster of short story collections and novellas another testament to authentic Filipino talent: Take Me A Hundred Years Back (Cam Adajar); The Silence of Stars and Other Stories (Carmel Ilustrisimo); and Schizopretty (Kristel Coleongco). #PinoyScifi with a…