She is known for novels that were adapted for movies such as "Bata, Bata�Pa'no ka ginawa?" in 1998 and "Dekada '70" in 2002.
- Ang Hukom
Written in Tagalog, the story revolves around the judge, the assistant and the verdict.
- Seven Short Stories
Compilation of some of the writings of Lualhati Bautista.
N. V. M. Gonzales
Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzales was the first recipient of the Commonwealth Literary Contest in 1940. He received the National Artist Award in 1990.
- The Happiest Boy in the World [From the book Seven Hills Away]
Situated in the island of Mindoro, it is a short story that talks about provincial life.
Nick Joaquin Also known under his pseudonym "Quijano de Manila,"
Nick Joaquin is so far the most distinguished Filipino writer in English Writing. He was awarded as the National Artist for Literature in 1973.
- Culture and History [Excerpt]
In the last chapter of this book, Nick Joaquin tries to attest that there is a Filipino identity.
- BUSINESSWORLD (PHILIPPINES): WEEKENDER: Portrait of Vivian Velez as stage actress
The article features the play, Larawan, and an interview with Vivian Velez
- May Day Eve [Excerpt]
One of the best short narratives that believed to pioneer the literary style called "magic realism".
F. Sionil Jose
Francisco founded the Philippine Chapter of PEN, an international organization for writers. Aside from the National Artist Award, he also obtained the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Journalism, Literature and Creative Communication Arts.
- A Call For Revolution
A critique that challenges the credibility of EDSA Revolution and the Filipino society
A teenager accounts the eagerness and dread of leaving his hometown.
A critic, librettist and poet, Beny created famous musical plays such as the "Tales of the Manuvu and Rama Hari" at "Hibik at Himagsik Nina Victoria Laktaw."
- A Eulogy of Roaches
The analogous poem depicts the roaches of the general public.
- Agunyas sa Hacienda Luisita
A poem that commemorates the massacre of farmers in Tarlac.
- Ang Ating Bagong Panatang Makabayan
Pledged by the protestors in 2008, it sardonically condones corruption.
- Paggunita sa Pamamaslang
A poem about the massacre executed by the Ampatuan Family in 2009.
- Toward a National Literature
Originally a speech, it was delivered by Lumbera himself to an assembly of writers.
- Tribute to Alex Remollino
A poetry dedicated by Bienvenido Lumbera to his friend.
Anding won the Best Short Story award for "We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers" in the United States. He received the Rizal Pro Patria, one of the highest recognitions given by the Republic of the Philippines. As a nationalist, he was known for promoting Ati-atihan, Moriones and Penafrancia Festivals, to name a few.
- I wrote as I wrote
Roces bids farewell in this last article published in Philippine Star.
- My Brother's Peculiar Chicken
The humorous short tale was featured in Martha Foley's Best American Stories.
- We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers
A funny short story set during World War II.
She is the only female among the receivers of the National Artist Award in Literature.
A poem, surreally written about love.
- The Black Monkey
Though typically short for a short story, the baffling plot and intricate details contribute well.
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Compiled by: Adrian Dator
Date : December 07, 2010