Volume 2 Issue 7 : The Anniversary Issue (CNF)

1st Term 2015-2016

This year, the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies celebrates the fifth anniversary of its revival after a hiatus of four years. To mark the event, the Center is releasing five issues of its peer-reviewed literary journal, Tomás, within the third quarter of the year, one issue for each of the major literary genres (fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama and literary criticism). Each volume has a different Issue Editor and Managing Editor but all are Resident Fellows of the Center.


John Jack G. Wigley


Rolando B. Tolentino

Towards Pride of Place For Literature and The Arts In Academe (General Introduction)

Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo

Sa Tuktok Ng Puno Ang Nais Ko

Allan Popa

Ikaanim Na Bahay

Mark Anthony S. Salvador

En Route

Rhea B. Gulin

Evolving Genres of the Written Word

Alfred A. Yuson


Ferdinand Pisigan Jarin

Mga Pagsasanay Sa Paggalugad Sa Siyudad

Eugene Evasco

Hatinggabi Sa Kumbento

Mayette Bayuga

Ang Mahal Na Birhen Sa Kumbento

Kristian Sendon Cordero

Uneven Development

Larissa Mae Suarez

The Piano Lessons

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard

A Chapter from Written in These Scars A Memoir

Sooey Valencia

Words. For Franz.

J. Neil C. Garcia

Remembering Franz Arcellana

Susan S. Lara


Ned Parfan

Literary Influences and The Like

Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo

Letters From Another Life

Jose Dalisay Jr.

The Contributors and the Editors



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