One of the evidences that Filipinos are still reading and writing....salute to the winners!
Philippine Free Press Literary Awards - July 12, 2011, Club Café, Makati Sports Club
SHORT STORY Third Prize (P30,000), “Erscheinung” by Michelangelo Samson; Second Prize (P50,000), “When You See a Dog” by Jenette Vizcocho; First Prize (P80,000), “Recuerdos de Patay” by Caroline Hau Darang.
The finalists included “After the Body Displaces Water” by Daryll Jane Delgado; “Sweet” by Marguerite de Leon; “Spawn” by Popi Laudico; “Desert Winds” by Jean Gerald Anuddin; “Numb” by Jenette Vizcocho; “A Study of Insects” by Irene Carolina Sarmiento; Works Cited” by U Z. Eliserio; and “Fade to Red” by Twink Macaraig.
“Weight Without Gravity” by Andrea B. Teran - Third Prize (P30,000) “How to Kill a Whale Shark” by Timi Siytangco - Second Prize (P30,000) “Zeno’s Paradox” by Luisa A. Igloria - First Prize (P80,000)
Finalists included: “Variations on the Expulsion from Eden” by Eliza Victoria (last year’s Grand Prize winner in the Short Story category); “The Painted Prince” by Frank Penones Jr.; “Duwende” by Myrna Peña-Reyes; “Love Is How We Come Undone” by Amado Bajarias; “Warrior’s Wife (After Li Po)” by Antonio Adrian M. Habana V (Ino Habana); “The Widow, upon Learning that Her Old Lover Had Returned to the Island of San Antonio” by Merlie Alunan; and “Weight of Words” by Michellan Sarile-Alagao.
The Philippine Free Press Literary Awards recognizes the best short stories and poems published in its weekly magazine from January to December of the previous year. With its first award given in 1929 to National Artist for LIterature Jose Garcia Villa, the Philippine Free Press Literary Awards remains to be the one with the largest prize money given to its winners.
Hi honeybee, you can find this in the Philippines Free Press site i think there are 2 cateogories poetry and short stories
The contest is open to all writers, except employees of the Philippines FREE PRESS, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, San Miguel Corporation, Yuchengco Group of Companies, Banco Filipino, Philcomsat Holdings Corporation, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company and their immediate relatives.
To qualify, entries must be published in the literary section of the Philippines FREE PRESS from January to December 2011. If an entry wins an award during the contest's coverage period, it is automatically disqualified. If a work is discovered to be plagiarized, or has been previously published, it is also disqualified.