Pacis, Donel B.

Donel Pacis was born on 26 July 1945, Vintar, Ilocos Sur. He obtained his BS Education, cum laude , from the Divine Word College in Laoag City. He was a fellow at the Silliman University and UP Writers Workshop in 1968 and 1969, respectively. He worked as literary editor of Asia International and Weekly Nation, and served as information writer in […]

Pacis, Carla M.

Carla M. Pacis is a writer, a teacher and a former bookstore owner. She has written several books for children, a couple of novels for young adults and has won several local awards for her stories. She has also edited several books, not all for children, a print magazine and an online magazine, both for children.  […]

Padua, Arturo M.

Arturo M. Padua is a politician, journalist, columnist, essayist and a diplomat. A trilingual writer, he writes in Iloco, Filipino and English. He was the first president of GUMIL Filipinas (Gunglo dagiti Manunurat nga Ilokano) or Iloco Writers Association of the Philippines. He has written columns for Liwayway (Dateline: America) and Bannawag (Malutluto, Maib-ibus). In April 11, 1992, he was […]

Popa, Allan

ALLAN POPA has an MFA in Creative Writing from DLSU Manila, and teaches at the Filipino Department at the Ateneo de Manila. He has been the recipient of a continuing fellowship at the Master Class New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. He is widely published and anthologized […]

Olaguer, Valdemar

Valdemar Olaguer was born on April 5, 1922 in Manila. He was associate professor at the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University, at the time of his death on December 26, 1970. He also taught at the Department of English, University of the East, before he transferred to Ateneo. Olaguer spent part of his boyhood […]

Ordoñez, Rogelio Lunasco

Rogelio Lunasco Ordoñez was born on September 24, 1940 in Imus, Cavite. He obtained a BS in Civil Engineering from Manuel L. Quezon University, and an MA in Mass Communications from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. A member and former head of the Cavite Press Club, Philippine Writers Academy, Pambansang Unyon ng Manunulat (PANULAT), and […]

Obenieta, Michael

Michael Obenieta writes poetry and prose in both Cebuano and English. In addition to having been a fellow for English poetry in the Dumaguete, UP and Iligan workshops, Myke has published at least 100 poems as well as feature articles in various international, national and local anthologies and magazines, including the Free Press, Graphic, Panorama, Inquirer, Home […]

Osorio, Migen L.

Migen L. Osorio was born on 17 March 1945 in Cebu. She has an AB English, from the UP, 1967 and AB, Fine Arts, Philippine Women’s University. She was a fellow at the Silliman and UP Writers Workshops. She was also a graduate student in psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University. Her novel, Come Down, Louella, […]

O’ Hara, Mario

Isinilang noong 19 Abril 1946 sa Zamboanga, Mindanao si Mario O’ Hara. Isa siyang premyadong director, prodyuser at manunulat ng pelikulang Filipino. Ang kaniyang pelikula noong 2004, Babae sa Breakwater, ay nagtampok sa usapin ng kahirapan sa Maynila at nagtagumpay sa panlasa ng mga kritiko. Bilang manunulat ng dulang pampelikula, napabantog siya sa Lumuha Pati Mga Anghel (1971), Cadena de Amor (1971),Tatlo, […]

Ordoñez, Elmer Alindugan

Elmer Alindugan Ordoñez was born on December 15, 1929 in Juban, Sorsogon. He obtained his BA and MA in English from the University of the Philippines, his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1963, and post doctoral studies from Oxford University-London in 1966. He has been professor of English, associate for literary criticism at the […]