De Guzman, Nestor

Awtor si Nestor De Guzman ng Galing Cine Cafe (Lambana Press, 2005), koleksiyon ng gay poetry sa Filipino. Patnugot din ng isang kalipunan ng mga sarilaysay: Si Nora Aunor sa mga Noranian: Mga Paggunita at Pagtatapat(Milflores Publishing Inc., 2005). Kabilang ang mga akda niya sa mga antolohiyangAni 28 ( Sari-saring Kasarian ), Ani 31 ( Mga Talinghaga ng Puso ), at Ladlad: An Anthology of Philippine […]


Diaz, Manuel

Manuel Diaz was born on September 1, 1939 in San Miguel, Pangasinan. He was a fictionist and Information Officer who graduated AB Journalism in 1964 in the University of Sto. Tomas. He wrote the Rice for the Moon (1985, short stories) and Ilocano Harvest (1988, short stories). Some of his works were published in Liwayway and Bannawag. He was […]


Deriada, Leoncio P.

The award-winning fictionist, playwright and poet Leoncio P. Deriada received his Ph.D. in English from Silliman University in Dumaguete City in 1981. He is also known for his work in reviving writing in Kinaray-a and for his papers on the Visayan languages and other regional literature. His published works include, for fiction, The Road to Mawab (1984), Night […]


de Veyra, Lourd

LOURD ERNEST H. DE VEYRA has published two collections of poetry, Subterranean Thought Parade and Shadowboxing in Headphones. He has won Palanca and Free Press Awards and the very first NCCA Writers’ Prize for poetry. He fronts a spoken word-jazz-rock band, Radioactive Sago Project, which has released three full-length albums. He also writes columns for […]


de la Cruz, Khavn

Khavn de la Cruz is a filmmaker, writer, and musician based in Quezon City. Since 2002, he has been the festival director of the .MOV International Digital Film Festival. With his independent film company Filmless Films, he has produced ten digital features and more than forty short films, several of which have won prizes in the […]


Dormiendo, Gino

Gino Dormiendo was born on April 14, 1947 in Calbayog City. He has a Master’s degree in Education and has taught at the Ateneo de Manila University. He was president of the Philippine Council of Industrial Communicators and a Founding Member of Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino. He attended the Moscow International Film Festival in 1987 and […]


Daoana, Carlomar Arcangel

Carlomar Arcangel Daoana is the author of four collections of poetry, with Loose Tongue: Poems 2001-2013, published by the UST Publishing House in 2014, as the most recent. His poems have been anthologized in the Vagabond Asia Pacific Poetry Series, published by Vagabond Press which is based in Australia. He received First Place and Second […]


Defante-Gibraltar, Maria Luisa S.

MARIA LUISA S. DEFANTE-GIBRALTAR. Ipinanganak noong 31 Enero 1944 sa Lungsod Bacolod. Unang nalathala ang kaniyang maikling kuwento sa magasing Hiligaynon noong 19 taong gulang lamang siya at isang batam-batang guro sa elementarya. Nagtapos siya ng kursong edukasyon sa La Consolacion College. Magmula noong 1976 nanirahan siya at nagturo sa Guimbal, Iloilo, ang lugar ng […]


Dalisay, Jr. Jose Y.

Dr. Jose Y. Dalisay Jr. (Butch Dalisay to readers of his “Penman” column in the Philippine STAR) was born in Romblon, Philippines in 1954. As of January 2006, he had published 15 books of his stories, plays, and essays, with five of those books receiving the National Book Award from the Manila Critics Circle. In […]


Cruz Lucero, Rosario

Rosario Cruz Lucero holds a Ph.D. in Philippine Studies from the University of the Philippines, Diliman and is a professor at the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature in the same university. Besides critical essays on the literature of the Visayas and Mindanao, she has published two anthologies of Hiligaynon literature (translated into Filipino) and authored collections […]