Maramag, Fernando Mamuri

Fernando Mamuri Maramág was born on January 21, 1893 in Ilagan, Isabela. He was educated in the Philippine Normal School, and then transferred to the University of the Philippines. He worked as teacher at the Instituto de Manila, which later became the University of Manila. He was also writer and editor at several magazines, including Rising […]


Martinez, Francis

Francis Martinez is a graduate of creative writing at the University of the Philippines, where his poems and essays have received awards. He is currently finishing his master’s degree and teaches at the UP Department of English and Comparative Literature.


Macansantos, Francis

Ipinanganak si Francis Macansantos noong Oktubre 30, 1949 sa Cotabato City. Naging estudyante siya ng AB English sa Mindanao State University at Ateneo de Zamboanga University. Nagtapos siya ng MA Creative Writing sa Silliman University. English, Literature, Philippine at Comparative Literature ang ilan sa mga subject na itinuro niya bilang guro sa MSU, SU at […]


Martinez-Coscolluela, Elsa

ELSA MARTINEZ-COSCOLLUELA. Poet, fictionist and playwright Elsa Martinez-Coscolluela obtained her doctorate in Language and Literature at De La Salle University. She has won Palanca awards in poetry, short story, drama, teleplay and filmscript; a CCP award for the three-act play; as well as several other awards. In 1990, she received the Outstanding Artist in Literature […]


Maranan, Edgar B.

EDGAR B. MARANAN is a poet, essayist, fictionist, playwright, writer of children’s stories, and translator. He was a fellow at the Dumaguete Writers Workshop at Silliman University in 1972. He attended the Iowa International Writing Program in 1985, became National Fellow for Poetry of the UP Creative Writing Center in 1988, won a British Council fellowship […]


Matute, Epifanio G.

Epifanio G. Matute ay naging mamamahayag ng Mabuhay sa ilalim ng DMHM (Debate, Monday Mall, Herald, Mabuhay). Naging patnugot rin siya ng mga magasin ng Sampaguita, Mabuhay, at Pagsilang, at kagawad ng mga magasing Liwaywayat Malaya. Siya ay naging pangunahing scriptwriter ng Dramatic Philippines sa ilalim ng direktor na si Narciso Pimentel, Jr., na nakilala sa mga dulang panradyo at pantanghalan. Ang […]


Manalo, Ernesto D.

Ernesto D. Manalo was born on July 22, 1936 in Sampaloc, Manila, the eighth of ten children born to Simplicio and Gervasia Manalo. As a child, he preferred to stay indoors and busied himself with reading or listening to music, an opportunity provided by the wide and varied collection of books, records, and art pieces of […]


Muzones, Ramon L.

Ipinanganak noong 20 Marso 1913 at namatay noong 17 Agosto 1992 sa Lungsod Iloilo. Nagtapos siya ng pre-law sa Far Eastern University sa Lungsod Manila at ng abogasiya sa Central Philippine University sa Lungsod Iloilo noong 1952. Nakasulat si Muzones ng 62 nobela na ang karamihan ay nalathala nang dugtungan sa mga magasing Hiligaynon, Yuhum, at Kasanag. Ang […]


Limpin, Vivian N.

Vivian N. Limpin is a graduate of B.A. Malikhaing Pagsulat sa Filipino (Creative Writing in Filipino) from the University of the Philippines in 1995. She has published different writings in various publications, was a writing fellow in several writing workshops, and has won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Poetry in Filipino in 1995. She […]


Latorena, Paz

Paz Latorena – born in Boac, Marinduque. Fictionist. She received her elementary education in at the St. Scholastica’s College and her secondary education at the Manila South (now Araullo) High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree in education at the University of the Philippines College of Education and took a graduate course at the […]