2008 Don Carlos Palanca Awards in Literature Winners!!!

TIME IS RUNNING FAST and only few days left before the announcement of winners of the 2008 edition of Palanca awards. Philippines’ one of the respectable and inspiring writer, Mr. Dean Francis Alfar, made an icing lists of the new cream of the crop. Pinoy Panitikan wants to congratulate this years winners.

This is a partial list of Palanca Awards 2008 winners courtesy of Mr. Dean Alfar (http://deanalfar.blogspot.com/2008/08/carlos-palanca-award-winners-2008.html)

Novel, Filipino
Grand Prize – Norman Wilwayco

Novel, English
Grand Prize – Miguel Syjuco

Short Story, English
1st – Ian Rosales Casocot
2nd – Tara FT Sering

Short Story for Children, English
1st – Celestine Trinidad
2nd – no award given
3rd – Kate Aton-Osias

Poetry, English
1st – Francis Macansantos
2nd – Mookie Katigbak
3rd – Marie La Viña

Essay, English
1st – Butch Guerrero
2nd – Ina Stuart Santiago

One-Act Play, English
2nd – Percival Intalan

Poetry, Filipino
1st – Mikael Co

Short Story for Children, Filipino

1st – no award given
2nd – April Imson
3rd – Allan Derain

Essay, Filipino
1st – Jing Panganiban-Mendoza
2nd – Michael M. Coroza

Short Story, Filipino
3rd – Rommel Rodriguez

One-Act Play, Filipino
1st – Floy Quintos

For more info and updates, just visit Mr. Dean Alfar’s blog or stay in touch with Pinoy Panitikan.

Congratulations to the winners!