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Dr. Cirilo F. Bautista

Scope Note

     This webliography consists of articles, collected/selected works, novels, poems and short stories written by Dr. Cirilo F. Bautista which are accessible on the net.

     Cirilo F. Bautista, poet, fictionist, critic, and writer of nonfiction, was born in 1941. He received his degrees in AB Literature from the University of Santo Tomas (magna cum laude, 1963), MA Literature from St. Louis University, Baguio City (magna cum laude, 1968), and Doctor of Arts in Language and Literature from De La Salle University-Manila (1990). He received a fellowship to attend the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa (1968-1969) and was awarded an honorary degree--the only Filipino to have been so honored there.

     He is a co-founding member of the Philippine Literary Arts Council (PLAC) and a member of the Manila Critics Circle, Philippine Center of International PEN and the Philippine Writers Academy . His awards include the Palanca, Free Press, National Book Award from the Manila Critics Circle, Gawad Balagtas, the Pablo Ro man Prize for the Novel, and the highest accolades from the City of Manila, Quezon City, and Iligan City. Bautista was hailed in 1993 as Makata ng Taon by the Komisyon ng mga Wika ng Pilipinas , and t he last part of his epic trilogy The Trilogy of Saint Lazarus , entitled Sunlight on Broken Stones , won the Centennial Prize for the epic in 1998. 

     Bautista's works include Boneyard Breaking , Sugat ng Salita , The Archipelago , Telex Moon , Summer Suns , Charts , The Cave and Other Poems , Kirot ng Kataga , and Bullets and Roses: The Poetry of Amado V. Hernandez . His novel Galaw ng Asoge was published by UST Press in 2004. In addition to being a Professor of Literature in DLSU-Manila, Bautista is also a columnist and literary editor of the Philippine Panorama.

Internet Sites


Three books and the Copyright Law ; When the grass, they say, is greener ; writing a novel ; A New kind of writing workshop.
[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

Collected/Selected Works

Boneyard breaking ; Charts ; Kirot ng kataga ; Sulat ng salita ; Sunlight on broken stones ; The Cirilo F. Bautista reader.
[Retrieved September 18, 2007:]


Excerpts [from] Galaw ng asoge (kabanata tatlumpu't walo
[Retrieved September 19, 2007]


[Retrieved September 18, 2007:]

Dead weight: in memoriam (Ferdinand E. Marcos, 11 September 1917-28 September 1989
[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

Excerpt from Sunlight on broken stones. The trilogy of Saint Lazarus
[Retrieved September 18, 2006]

Excerpt from Telex moon (part three). The trilogy of Saint Lazarus
[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

Kung paano matatamo ang katahimikan sa mundo
[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

A Man falls to his death
[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

[Retrieved September 18, 2007]

The Sea cannot touch
[Retrieved September 19, 2007]

Written in Stratford-Upon-Avon
[Retrieved September 19, 2007]

Short Stories

Short story : Resurrection
[Retrieved September 19, 2007]