Literary Works of Filipino Authors
The following links are composed of selected articles, novels, poems, short stories and other creative and/or academic publications of some of the great Filipino authors of the 20th Century.
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.
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.
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.
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 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."
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.
She is the only female among the receivers of the National Artist Award in Literature.
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Compiled by: Adrian Dator
Date : December 07, 2010