Jun Lana
Jun Lana (born October 10, 1972), born as Rodolfo R. Lana, Jr., is a Filipino playwright and two-time FAMAS award-winning screenwriter. The winner of 11 Palanca Awards for Literature, he became the yo...
Buenaventura S. Medina Jr.
Buenaventura S. Medina Jr. is a Filipino author of more than twenty-five books—mostly novels and books on criticism.Aside from his published works, which include: Pintig (1969), Gantimpala (1972), Con...
César Ruiz Aquino
César Ruiz Aquino is a Filipino poet and fictionist. He was born and raised in Zamboanga City, Philippines. He was educated at the Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines and Sillim...
Cirilo Bautista
Cirilo F. Bautista (born 1941) is a multi-awarded Filipino poet, fictionist, critic and writer of nonfiction. He received his basic education from Legarda Elementary School (1st Honorable Mention, 195...
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...
Alfrredo Navarro Salanga
Alfredo "Freddie" Navarro Salanga (died 1988) is a Filipino literary critic, columnist, journalist, novelist, poet, fictionist, editor, and multi-awarded writer. He was a member of the Manila Critics...
Rolando Tinio
Rolando Santos Tinio (March 5, 1937 – July 7, 1997) was a Filipino poet, dramatist, director, actor, critic, essayist and educator.
Rolando Tinio is a Philippine National Artist for Theater and Li...
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Leoncio P. Deriada
Leoncio P. Deriada was born in Iloilo but spent most of his life in Davao. He went to school at the Davao City High School and graduated in 1955. He earned his BA English degree at the Ateneo de Davao...
Peter Solis Nery
Peter Solis Nery is a Filipino poet, fictionist, and author. Writing in Hiligaynon, he is a Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Fame Awardee, the Cultural Center of the Philippines (...
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Danton Remoto
Danton R. Remoto (born March 25, 1963) is a Filipino writer, essayist, reporter, editor, columnist, and professor. Remoto was a first prize recipient at the ASEAN Letter-Writing Contest for Young Pe...
Roberto T. Añonuevo
Roberto T. Añonuevo (born 1968 Manila) is a Filipino poet and author of award-winning anthologies.
He was raised in Pasig, Philippines. He was inducted into the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards ...
Jose Dalisay, Jr.
Jose Y. Dalisay Jr. (born January 15, 1954) is a Filipino writer. He has won numerous awards and prizes for fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction and screenplay, including 16 Palanca Awards.
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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...
Luis Gatmaitan
Luis P. Gatmaitan, M.D., is a Filipino medical doctor and children's author. His medical career has been cited as one of HealthToday Philippines Magazine 's Ten Pillars of the Philippine Health Care I...
Gregorio C. Brillantes
Gregorio C. Brillantes, a Palanca Award Hall of Famer and a multi-awarded fiction writer, is one of the Philippines' most popular writers in English.Known for his sophisticated and elegant style, he h...
Johnny Alegre
Juan Bautista H. Alegre (III) (born June 4, 1955), widely known as Johnny Alegre, is a jazz guitarist and composer from Manila, Philippines. He leads the jazz group, Johnny Alegre AFFINITY, as well as...
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Reynaldo A. Duque
Reynaldo A. Duque (October 29, 1945–April 8, 2013) was a multilingual Ilokano writer (he writes in Iloko, Filipino, and English), is the former editor-in-chief of Liwayway magazine, the leading ...
Ian Casocot
Ian Rosales Casocot (born 1975) is a creative writer and journalist from Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines. He is known for his prizewinning short stories Old Movies, The Hero of the Snore ...
Marlon Miguel
Marlon Miguel is a Palanca Award-winning Filipino writer. He is working at GMA 7 as a senior writer and brainstormer for TV soaps. He is also the founder of Magwayen, a theater organization based in P...
Adrian Cristobal
Adrian E. Cristobal (February 20, 1932 – December 22, 2007) was a Filipino writer who frequently touched on political and historical themes. Perhaps best known to the public for his "Breakfast Table" ...
Alfred Yuson
Alfred A. Yuson (born 1945) (also known as Krip Yuson) is a Filipino author of novels, poetry and short stories.
Early in his career, Yuson received a writing fellowship to attend the National Wr...
Elsa Martinez Coscolluela
Elsa Martinez De Coscolluela is an award-winning Filipina poet, short-story writer, and playwright from Bacolod City. She is married to Jose Orlando H. Coscolluela and has three sons, Jose Orlando Jr,...
Jesus T. Peralta
Jesus Tamayo Peralta (born December 26, 1932 in Ft. William McKinley) is a painter, photographer, graphic artist, poet, anthropologist/archaeologist, essayist, and is also one of the prizewinning play...
Manuel Buising
Manuel Buising was born in Manila, Philippines on the May 4, 1951. He is a multi-awarded playwright, fictionist and komiks writer. He studied at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and graduated with...
Allan Lopez
Allan B. Lopez is a writer from the Philippines. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, with a BA in Speech Communication. A fellow for drama in the 38th and the 45th UP Nat...
Roy V. Aragon
Roy V. Aragon (born October 31, 1968) is a Filipino writer writing in Iloko and Filipino languages. He is an award-winning fictionist and poet, and a translator. Among his awards and prizes are two th...
Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo
Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo (born March 30, 1949) is a professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is the coordinator for the Department of Hawaiian and Indo-Pacific languages and literatures as ...
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John Iremil Teodoro
John Iremil E. Teodoro (born November 14, 1973 in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique, Philippines) is a Filipino writer, university professor and freelance journalist. He is also a multi-awarded poet and...
Isagani R. Cruz
Isagani R. Cruz (born in 1945) is a Filipino writer.
Cruz earned his undergraduate degree from the University of the Philippines, where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Physics in 1965. He l...