Lacaba, Kris Lanot

A poet, essayist, and translator, Kris Lanot Lacaba was born and raised in Metro Manila and was educatedin the University of the Philippines (UP) and the Jose Abad Santos Memorial School. His poetry has appeared in magazines like The Sunday Inquirer Magazine, The Philippines Free Press, The Philippine Graphic, Mirror Weekly, Tulay: the Chinese-Filipino Digest, and Panorama, and in anthologies including The Likhaan Book […]


Lansang, Jr., Jose M.

Jose M. Lansang, Jr. , also At-Tariq, was born in Pampanga on September 2, 1939 “on the day the Wehrmach crossed the Polish frontier to start the Second World War in Europe.” As a child during the Japanese Occupation, he lived with his parents in Western Pangasinan. Later, he studied at the Jose Abad Santos Memorial School, […]


Llana, Jasmin Badong

Jazmin Badong Llana has a Master of Arts degree in Theater Arts from the University of the Philippines Diliman and used to be part of the World Theater Project of Dr. Anton Juan, having acted in some of its productions. One of her recent memorable works as director was the Kantada ni Daragang Magayon, Mandirigma from Merlinda Bobis’ […]


Lisondra, Jun

Si Jun Lisondra ay isang makata, graphic designer, digital photographer, web at systems developer. Kasalukuyan siyang nagtatrabaho bilang reasearcher sa isang Non-Government Organization sa Nueva Ecija.  Online-member siya ng grupo ng mga manunulang Kilometer-64 at ng Pedro Bucaneg, isang samahan ng mga local cultural workers sa Nueva Ecija.  Ang website niyang http://www.lisondra.net ay naglalaman ng kanyang mga tula at […]


Lacaba, Jose F.

Perhaps one of the most prolific and versatile writers of his generation, José F. Lacaba has been a journalist, poet, translator, university lecturer, screenwriter, and show business specialist. Once a student at the Ateneo de Manila University, Pete Lacaba has since received recognition from several eminent award-giving bodies such as the Manila Critics’ Circle, Catholic Mass Media […]


Laksamana, Francisco

Francisco Laksamana – b. Concepcion, Tarlac, 2 April 1877, d. 23 January 1966. Fictionist. Born to Pampango parents. He grew up and was educated in Manila. Before WWII, he finished his secondary education at the Escuela Normal Superior de Maestros de Manila. He first worked as a checker in the ports from 1901-1903. Then, he became […]


Laconsay, Gregorio

Gregorio Laconsay was born on 12 March 1931 in Natividad, Pangasinan. He became the editor-in-chief of Bannawag in 1966, then promoted as Assistant Editorial Director of the Liwayway Publishing, Inc., and later took over as the Editorial Director of the chain of publications in 1977, before retiring in 1991. His novels include Ti Kabusor (1974); Ti Love Story ni […]


Laygo, Enrique K.

Enrique K. Laygo –b. Lipa, Batangas Jun 1987 d. Manila 1932. Fictionist, poet, essayist. He married Florencia Katigbak in Baguio in 1924. Eight years after he was murdered in Manila reportedly because of his biting journalistic comments. He was educated at Ateneo de Manila, where he developed his literary skills. Although he finished law, he was […]


Lolarga, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Lolarga is a Journalism graduate of the University of the Philippines in 1977. As Babeth Lolarga, she is the author of two poetry books: The First Eye(Kalikasan Press) and dangling doll: poems of laughter & desperation (Paper Tigers) and co-publisher of Project Sea Hawk: The Barbed Wire Journal by Dolores Stephens Feria. Her poems have been anthologized in Filipina I (Marra Pl. […]


Lareza, Jose Erwin

Si Erwin Lareza ay ipinanganak sa Sorsogon noong malapit nang magtapos ang dekada 70 ngunit siya ay lumaki sa Rosario, Cavite. Siya ay kumuha ng kursong Public Administration sa UP Diliman. Siya ay naging Fellow ng 42nd UP National Writers Workshop sa Baguio City (2003) at 19th C. Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop sa Romblon (2002). Aktibo siyang kasapi […]