ANTONIO R. ENRIQUEZ has been writer-in-residence at the Cagayan de Oro Xavier University and Western Mindanao State University, and assistant regional director of the Ministry of Information for Region IX, among others. He has published three novels; Surveyors of the Liguasan Marsh (1981), The Living and the Dead (1994), and Subuanons (1999). Surveyors of the Liguasan Marsh won the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards in Literature grand prize in 1982. He has also won Palancas for his short stories, The Icon (1969), and Spots on Their Wings (1973). Enriquez has also been awarded the UP Fellow for Literature by the University of the Philippines Creative Writing Center in 1989.