Alberto S. Florentino is the author and
playwright of the famed " The World is an
The themes that he usually tackles about deals
with everyday scenarios of a commoner's life.
He usually portrays the struggles of Filipinos.
The World Is An Apple and Other Prize
It contains Florentino’s most popular and
His background: His work:
Macario Pineda was
a Philippine writer
known for his short
stories, "Suyuan the
He is a Tagalog
fictionist who excelled
in the authentic
of the Philippine
Kuwento ng Taong
1943- it is a
collection of short
the war years.
In these two novels, Francisco
returned to the world of his early
novel AMA, and took another
look at the agrarian unrest and
the vexing problem of land
reform which had flared up in
the late 1940’s.
Alejandro G. Abadilla (March 10, 1906–August
26, 1969), commonly known as AGA, was a
Filipino poet, essayist and fiction writer. Critic
Pedro Ricarte referred to Abadilla as the father of
modern Philippine poetry, and was known for
challenging established forms and literature's
"excessive romanticism and emphasis on rime
He is a young poet in 1940 by what he perceived
to be the emptiness of much of the verse being
written by his elders.