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2000 and up philippine literature


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The Philippine Literature during 2000 up to the present.
Contains the famous writers and their literary works during the new era.

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2000 and up philippine literature

  1. 1.  published writer of all sorts of genres (from serious poetry to horror stories for adolescents to humorous essays to erotic novel.) Her writing career started during her senior year in high school. She did the writing, lay outing and publishing of the spoof of her school's campus paper. She sold each copy for P2.00 or $ 0.05 to her classmates.  She took up BA Creative Writing (Filipino) in the University of the Philippines while she worked as a waitress at night. She graduated cum laude in 2002. She immediately signed up for MA Filipino, major in Literature. She is very optimistic that she will finish the course soon.  Bebang became the youngest member of UMPIL or Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas' Board of Directors in 2004- 2010. She also served as the president of Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo (LIRA) in 2007-2009. LIRA is the premiere and the oldest organization of Filipino poets who write primarily in the national language.  She is the Executive Officer for Membership and Documentation of Filipinas Copyright Licensing Society (FILCOLS), an organization of authors and publishers that helps fight for the economic rights of copyright holders.
  2. 2. Dean Francis Alfar  a Filipino playwright, novelist and writer of speculative fiction. His work has published both in his native Philippines and abroad, such as in Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, The Apex Book of World SF and the Exotic Gothic series. His literary awards include ten Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature- including the Grand Prize for Novel for Salamanca - as well as the Manila Critics' Circle National Book Awards for the graphic novels Siglo: Freedom and Siglo: Passion, and the Philippines Free Press Literary Award. He is an advocate of the literature of the fantastic, publishing the annual Philippine Speculative Fiction series, as well as a comic book creator and a blogger.
  3. 3.  is the author of two books of poetry, Pag- aabang sa Kundiman: Isang Tulambuhay (2006) and Isa Na Namang Pagtingala sa Buwan (2005). His 2009 novel, Walong Diwata ng Pagkahulog [Eight Muses of the Fall], was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and won the NCCA Writer's Prize for the Novel. His works have also received awards from the Palanca, PBBY Salanga Writer's Prize, Gawad Surian sa Tula and Gantimpalang Collantes. His second novel, Sa Kasunod ng 909, which won the 2011 KAL Gawad Antonio M. Abad for Best Dissertation in UP Diliman, will be published soon. He was invited as writer in residence to the 2010 International Writing Program of the University of Iowa. Samar teaches Philippine Literature and Creative Writing at Ateneo de Manila University and is now the Director of the Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices (AILAP).
  4. 4.  Managing Editor and columnist of Filipinas, the only monthly glossy magazine for the Filipino American community circulated in all fifty U.S. states. Before she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area with her three children in 1988, she was a freelance journalist writing for various publications in Manila. She was also part of the pioneering team that conceptualized and created Batibot, the acclaimed children's educational TV show. A journalism graduate of the University of the Philippines, Gemma has had extensive experience writing for both television and print. In the U.S., she worked for more than ten years as an abstractor/editor for a major electronic database publisher. Her popular column, Slant, appears monthly in Filipinas Magazine.
  6. 6.  Pangasinan poet, is the author of poetry collections Balikas na Caboloan (Voices from Caboloan) published by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) under its UBOD New Authors Series (2005) and Malagilion: Sonnets tan Villanelles (2007). Malagilion was recognized by the National Book Development Board and Manila Critics Circle as Finalist for Best Book of Poetry in the 27th National Book Award.  Some of his poems in Pangasinan and English have appeared in local and international print and web publications/anthologies and have been translated into several languages. Villafania is one of the 11 outstanding Pangasinenses and recipient of the 1st ASNA Award for Arts and Culture (Literature) during the first-ever Agew na Pangasinan and 430th Foundation Day of Pangasinan in 2010. His new collection of Pangasinan poetry (with translations in Filipino, English, and Spanish) entitled Pinabli & Other Poems will be released in 2012.
  7. 7. Rosario Cruz-Lucero
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