Angeles, Mark Anthony


Mark Angeles was a writer-in-residence of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, USA in 2013. Lampara Books published his children’s books Si Znork, Ang Kabayong Mahilig Matulog and Si Andoy, Batang Tondo. His fiction collection Gagambeks at mga Kuwentong Waratpad was published by Visprint. A redux of his book Emotero is forthcoming. Angeles is a columnist of Pinoy Weekly, literary editor of bulatlat.com, and features contributor of GMA News Online. He writes for DIWA (literary
selections for Filipino, English, and Social Science textbooks) where he published his Senior High School (SHS) manual Creative Nonfiction. He teaches SHS Filipino and 21 st Century Literature at Notre Dame of Greater Manila. In 2016, he was conferred Makata ng Taon (Poet of the Year) by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino and won first place at the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

Recent Works

  • Lone author of Creative Nonfiction manual for Senior High School (2017)
  • Major published works in 2016: LIKHAAN 10 journal (UP Likhaan), Remembering/Rethinking EDSA (Anvil), CCP ANI 39 (Cultural Center of the Philippines), Wagi/Sawi (UP Press), KATAGA 2 (Kataga organization) as editor and contributor, Sustaining the Archipelago: An Anthology of Philippine Ecopoetry (UST Press)
  • Children’s book Si Andoy, Batang Tondo (Lampara Books) launched September 19, 2015 at the Manila International Book Fair
  • Fiction anthology Gagambeks at mga Kuwentong Waratpad (Visprint, Inc.) launched August 27, 2015 at the College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines, Diliman
  • First children’s book, Si Znork, Ang Kabayong Mahilig Matulog, published by Lampara Books (2014)
  • Commissioned by DIWA Publication (UPFA) to translate Mediterranean, European, Persian, Asian, and African literature into Filipino for Grade 10 texbook (starting February 2014)
  • Has four indie books [Patikim (2009), Emotero (2011), Threesome (2012), and Lipad ng Uwak (2013)], and one e-book [Engkantado (2011)]

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