Little Lit Fest

Little Lit Fest

It’s been an incredibly busy summer for me, but I’d been setting aside a day for the NBDB Little Lit Fest ever since it was announced, because it’s been a while since I’ve touched base with friends in the industry.

I couldn’t attend both days, and the Day 2 sessions were better geared towards me, so I headed over to¬† Museo Pambata last Friday and made it in time for the first session!

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Trese 3 and 4

I read the first two Trese books a couple years ago, right after getting them signed at the Visprint booth at the 30th Manila International Book Fair back in 2009, where I got them signed by creators Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo.

It wasn’t until the third volume won the National Book Award for Graphic Literature that I was able to get myself a copy, but I hadn’t had time to read it yet. It’s been tucked away on my shelf since, shrink-wrapped, because I was reserving it for Halloween. I finally got to break open the seal a few weeks ago, when I sat down for an interview with Budjette and Kajo!

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Bookish weekend ahead

A great weekend is coming up, with two major events for book lovers.

First up, of course, is the Flips Flipping Pages September book discussion on Patrick Suskind’s Perfume, which I’m moderating.

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We’d love to have you join us, whether you’re already a Flipper or not!

Meanwhile, another bookish event is happening over at Powerbooks Megamall…

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