Sánchez, Louie Jon


Louie Jon A. Sánchez teaches writing, literature, popular culture, and television studies at the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University.  He holds an MFA in Creative Writing, with high distinction, from the De La Salle University-Manila, where he is also a candidate for a PhD in Literature. He has won prizes from the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards, Catholic Mass Media Awards, and the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino’s Talaang Ginto Poetry Contest, where he holds the distinction of winning the “Makata ng Taon” title thrice (2006, 2009, 2011). He finished his AB major in Journalism from the Faculty of Arts and Letters, University of Santo Tomas. He has a website: https://louiejonasanchez.com.

LIST OF WORKS

  • Aralín at Siyasat (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, forthcoming), criticism
  • Pagkahaba-haba Man ng Prusisyon (University of the Philippines Press, 2016), creative nonfiction
  • Kung Saan sa Katawan (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2013), poetry in Filipino, Finalist, National Book Awards
  • At Sa Tahanan ng Alabok (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2010), poetry in Filipino, Finalist, Madrigal Gonzales First Book Awards

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