Norman Wilwayco, aside from being a multiple Palanca award winner (one being the prestigious Grand Prize for the novel in 2002), plays bass for a rock and roll band and designs multimedia web sites. He also writes for Filmless Films. He previously wrote for the popular television show Batibot and has contributed articles to Liwayway, Manila Times and Inquirer. He was a fellow of the UP Writers Workshop and won the first prize in the Amado Hernandez Award for Literature in 1999.

He was born on 2 October 1972.


  • Mondomanila (2010)
  • Responde (2009)
  • The family that eats soil (2004)
  • Gerilya (2002)