Publishing House recaps A.Y. 2021-2022 milestone, reveals upcoming titles

Celebrating its success in serving as a home to another batch of literary, scholarly, and theological writings in the Academic Year 2021-2022, the UST Publishing House premiered “Bookends”, the second edition of its annual year-end rewind and thanksgiving, through a virtual event on August 16, 2022.

Capping the previous Academic Year, USTPH also took pride in publishing the two-volume screenplays and a collection of short stories of Ricky Lee, the newly minted 2022 National Artist of the Philippines for Film and Broadcast Arts.

The following is the complete lineup of the published books in different fields:

1) Lunas sa Nabubuong Lubos by Paul Alcoseba Castillo
2) Burning Houses and Hush Harbor by Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta
3) All My Distances Point to Home by King Llanza
4) Moon Hanging Low Over my Window and Other Poems by Babeth Lolarga

1) Servando Magdmag at iba pang Maiikling Kuwento by Ricky Lee
2) Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco (Translated by Chuckberry Pascual)

1) Mga Screenplay ni Ricky Lee Vol. 1: Brutal, Moral, Karnal by Ricky Lee
2) Mga Screenplay ni Ricky Lee Vol. 1: Himala, Salome, at Cain at Abel

Creative Nonfiction
1) #Pasahero: Mga Nakikisakay na Sanaysay by Joselito delos Reyes
2) The Holy Wife: Stories of Extraordinary Love by Ting Pantoja-Manalac

Social Sciences
1) Duterte Watch: Descent into Authoritarianism by Vergel O. Santos
2) Sports in the Philippines: History, Values, Spirituality by Rev. fr. Edgardo D. Alaurin, O.P., SThD
3) ASEAN as an International Organization: International Law and Region-building in Southeast Asia by Jose Duke Bagulaya

1) Church as a Communion: Perspectives and Expressions (Edited by Rev. fr. Jannel N Abogado, O.P., DTPS)


USTPH also revealed its three upcoming titles: “Shooting the Zombie Apocalypse” by UZ Eliserio (Fiction – Short Stories), “Faith and Psychology: A Walkthrough on the Filipino Basic Ecclesial Communities” by Milagros Arrevillaga (Nonfiction – Social Sciences), and “From Manila to the World” by Paolo Mangahas (Creative Nonfiction – Travel Essays).

Serving as the University’s publishing arm, USTPH was established in 1996 through the merger of the Santo Tomas University Press (STUP), and the UST Printing Office (USTPO). USTPH evolved from the UST Press, which was founded in 1593 by Fr. Francisco de San Jose, O.P. It is the oldest continuing press in the world today, next to Cambridge University in England.

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