Philippine Literature

Alibata – a term coined to mimic the first two (2) letters of the alphabet in a region in southern Philippines – was used primarily to record business transactions, love letters, and other personal matters around 1000-1200 AD.

Languages of the Philippines
Presents a list of dialects found all over the Philippines

A Philippine Folktales, Myths and Legends Page

Likhaan Online
Official web site of the University of the Philippines Creative Writing Center

PinoyLit, A Philippine Literature Page
PinoyLit provides information on Filipino writers, and illustrators, their lives and their work. You can also find a few Philippine short stories, novels, essays, children's literature, myths, legends, folk tales and folklore, and even chapter summaries of the Noli Me Tangere and the El Filibusterismo.

The Best Philippine Short Stories

The Best Philippine Short Stories brings the best in Philippine literature. In spite of its name, poems, essays, artwork, and cartoons appear on a regular basis.


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