Thursday, August 07, 2008

carlos palanca award winners 2008

Word is slowly (verrrry slowly) getting around about this year's crop of winners of the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. Like last time, I'll be posting the names and works of the happy winners - assuming, of course, that you share your news with me.

So this post starts empty, but may blossom into a small list of happy people within the next couple of weeks as the Sept 1 awards ceremony draws closer.

Let me get things started (please note that this list is NOT official nor necessarily correct) - kudos to all the winners!

Novel, Filipino
Grand Prize - Norman Wilwayco

Novel, English
Grand Prize - Miguel Syjuco

Short Story, English
1st - Ian Rosales Casocot
2nd - Tara FT Sering

Short Story for Children, English
1st - Celestine Trinidad
2nd - no award given
3rd - Kate Aton-Osias

Poetry, English
1st - Francis Macansantos
2nd - Mookie Katigbak
3rd - Marie La ViƱa

Essay, English
1st - Butch Guerrero
2nd - Ina Stuart Santiago

One-Act Play, English
2nd - Percival Intalan

Poetry, Filipino
1st - Mikael Co

Short Story for Children, Filipino

1st - no award given
2nd - April Imson
3rd - Allan Derain

Essay, Filipino

1st - Jing Panganiban-Mendoza
2nd - Michael M. Coroza

Short Story, Filipino
3rd - Rommel Rodriguez

One-Act Play, Filipino

1st - Floy Quintos

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