Filipino women writers
The history of Filipino women writers is an account of how Philippine women became literary “mistresses of the ink” and “lady pen-pushers” who created works of fiction or factual and historical storyb...
Philippine languages
In linguistics, the Philippine languages are a 1991 proposal by Robert Blust that all the languages of the Philippines and northern Sulawesi—except Sama–Bajaw (languages of the "Sea Gypsies") and a fe...
Education in the Philippines
Education in the Philippines is managed and regulated by the Department of Education, commonly referred to as the DepEd in the country. The Department of Education controls the Philippine education sy...
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Arlene J. Chai
Arlene J. Chai (born 1955 in Manila, Philippines) is a Filipino-Chinese-Australian author.Chai is Filipino by birth, Chinese by ethnicity and migrated to Australia with her parents and sisters in 198...
Ma. Luisa Aguilar Igloria
Luisa Aguilar Igloria (born 1961) is a Filipina American poet and author of various award-winning collections.
Luisa received her undergraduate degree from the University of the Philippines, Bagui...
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Loreto Paras-Sulit
Loreto Paras-Sulit (December 10, 1908 – April 23, 2008) was a Filipino writer best known for her English-language short stories.
Paras-Sulit was born in Ermita, Manila. After finishing her seconda...
Sheila Coronel
Sheila S. Coronel is winner of the 2003 Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature and the Creative Communication Arts. She is also one of the founders of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journ...
Lakambini Sitoy
Lakambini A. Sitoy is a Filipino writer. Her first novel, Sweet Haven was published in French translation by Albin Michel as "Les filles de Sweethaven" in October 2011. She received the David T.K. Won...
Maria Teresa Cruz San Diego
Maria Teresa "Tessa" Cruz San Diego is a prolific and bestselling author of Tagalog popular romance novels in the Philippines. As a writer for the Tagalog pocketbooks industry, San Diego used the nom...
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Encarnacion Alzona
Encarnacion A. Alzona (March 23, 1895 – March 13, 2001) was a pioneering Filipino historian, educator and suffragist. The first Filipino woman to obtain a Ph.D., she was conferred in 1985 the ra...
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Linda Ty Casper
Linda Ty Casper is a Filipino writer who has published over fifteen books, including the historical novel DreamEden and the political novels Awaiting Trespass, Wings of Stone, A Small Party in a Garde...
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Margie Holmes
Margarita Go-Singco Holmes, popularly known as Dr. Margie Holmes, is a popular psychologist specializing in sex therapy in the Philippines.
Holmes graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in ps...
Azucena Grajo Uranza
Azucena Grajo Uranza (27 January 1929 – 11 March 2012) is a Filipino novelist, short story writer, and playwright in the English language.
Uranza was born in Sorsogon, Sorsogon. She graduated fro...
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Felisa Batacan
Maria Felisa H. Batacan is a Filipino journalist and a writer of crime and mystery fiction. Her work has been published in the Philippines and abroad under the name F.H. Batacan. She was a fellow at t...
Lualhati Bautista
Lualhati Torres Bautista (born December 2, 1945) is one of the foremost Filipino female novelists in the history of contemporary Philippine Literature. Her novels include Dekada '70, Bata, Bata, Pa'no...
Estrella Alfon
Estrella D. Alfon (July 18, 1917 – December 28, 1983) was a well-known prolific Filipina author who wrote in English. Because of continued poor health, she could manage only an A. A. degree from the U...
Lina Espina-Moore
Lina Espina-Moore (born Austregelina Espina) (May 20, 1919 – 2000) was a Cebuano writer.She was born in Toledo, Cebu, the fifth child and second daughter of Yrinea Regner and Gerundio Espina. He...
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Philippines education during American rule
During the United States colonial period of the Philippines (1898-1946), the United States government was in charge of providing education in the Philippines.
Education became a very important iss...
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Pura Santillan-Castrence
Pura Santillan-Castrence (March 24, 1905 — January 15, 2007) was a Filipino writer and diplomat. Of Filipino women writers, she was among the first to gain prominence writing in the English language. ...
Merlinda Bobis
Merlinda Carullo Bobis (born 25 November 1959) is a contemporary Philippine-Australian writer and academic.Born in Legaspi City, in the Philippines province of Albay, Merlinda Bobis attended Bicol Uni...
Marjorie Evasco
Marjorie Evasco is an award- winning Filipino poet, born in Maribojoc, Bohol on September 21, 1953. She writes in two languages: English and Cebuano-Visayan and is a supporter of women's rights, espe...
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Maria Odulio de Guzman
Maria Odulio de Guzman was a teacher, educator, principal, writer, and author. She was the first Filipino female principal of a secondary school in the Philippines. She worked as a teacher at the Nu...
Erlinda K. Alburo
Erlinda Kintanar Alburo is a prolific contemporary Cebuano language scholar and promoter of the language. She is the Director of the Cebuano Studies Center of the University of San Carlos, Philippine...
Philippines education during Spanish rule
During the Spanish Colonial Period of the Philippines (1521-1898) the culture of the archipelago experienced a major transformation from a variety of native Asian and Islamic cultures and traditions, ...
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Sophia Romero
Sophia G. Romero is a Filipino female writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the novel, Always Hiding, written in English. The 224-paged book was published by William Morrow & ...
Lourdes Castrillo Brillantes
Lourdes Castrillo-Brillantes is a prominent Filipino writer in the Spanish language, professor, and a Premio Zobel awardee in 1998. She has authored works such as 81 Años del Premio Zobel (81 Years of...
Kerima Polotan Tuvera
Kerima Polotan-Tuvera (December 16, 1925 – August 19, 2011) was an award-winning Filipino fiction writer, essayist, and journalist. Some of her stories were published under the pseudonym "Patricia S. ...
Melba Padilla Maggay
Melba Padilla Maggay is a Filipina writer and a social anthropologist. She holds a doctorate in Philippine Studies, a masteral degree in English Literature, and a first degree in Mass communication. A...
Damiana Eugenio
Damiana Ligon Eugenio (September 27, 1921 – October 10, 2014) was a Filipino female author and professor who was known as the Mother of Philippine Folklore, a title she received in 1986. Apart f...
Liwayway Arceo
Liwayway A. Arceo (1920–1999) was a multi-awarded Tagalog fictionist, journalist, radio scriptwriter and editor from the Philippines.Arceo authored a number of well-received novels, such as Canal de l...