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I hate it when people ask what I do for a living. Sometimes, I am tempted to answer “Chief Cook and Dishwasher” or “Senior Utusan” or just plain “Peon/Pisante” because those occupations are far easier to explain compared to Writer. When I say I am a writer, the follow up questions are “Where do you write,” “What do you write,” and the most dreaded “Where can I read your work?”
Tomorrow marks the end of Banned Books Week, a yearly celebration that started back in 1982 to counter calls for censorship. There have been several challenges to written works for any number of reasons like anti-ethnicism, sexual content, different political and religious viewpoints, violence, offensive language, and inappropriateness for the age group the book was released for, among others.
Posted by Rica
Calling all you alien children back to our mothership!
Manila International Book Fair 2009
September 16 to 20, 2009
(You guys know this place, right? XD)
You can TRY visiting the official site of MIBF (it’s down as of this writing) http://www.manilabookfair.com/.
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