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Finalists of 31st National Book Awards Announced

NBDB: 31st National Book Award finalists announced
 
The National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) are pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s National Book Awards. The names of the winners will be revealed during the awarding ceremonies that will be held on November 17 at the National Museum.
 
 
31st NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FINALISTS
 
JUAN C. LAYA PRIZE FOR BEST NOVEL IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
 
1. Super Panalo Sounds!, by Lourd Ernest H. De Veyra, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
2. The Survivors, by Antonio Enriquez, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
 
JUAN C. LAYA PRIZE FOR BEST NOVEL IN A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE
 
1. Ang Huling Dalagang Bukid at Ang Authobiography Na Mali: Isang Imbestigasyon, by Jun Cruz Reyes, Anvil Publishing
 
CIRILO F. BAUTISTA PRIZE FOR SHORT FICTION IN ENGLISH
 
1. Beautiful Accidents: Stories, by Ian Rosales Casocot, University of the Philippines Press
2. Better Homes and Other Fictions: Collected Prose, by Connie J. Maraan, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
3. The Names and Faces of People: Collected Stories, by Vic H. Groyon Jr., C&E Publishing for De La Salle University
4. Vigan and Other Stories, by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Anvil Publishing
 
FICTION: SHORT STORIES, FILIPINO
 
1. 100 Kislap, by Abdon M. Balde Jr., Anvil Publishing
2. Alitaptap sa Gabing Maunos: Mga Kuwento, by Lamberto E. Antonio, Ateneo de Manila University Press
3. Dadaanin, by Alwin C. Aguirre and Nonon Villaluz Carandang, Anvil Publishing for De La Salle University
4. Kay Lalim na ng Gabi at iba pang Kuwento, by Agustin C. Fabian, Ateneo de Manila University Press
5. Wag Lang Di Makaraos: 100 Dagli ( Mga Kuwentong Pasaway, Paaway at Pamatay), by Eros S. Atalia, Visprint, Inc. 
 
FICTION: SHORT STORIES, ILOCANO
 
1. Karapote: Antolohia Dagiti 13 A Nasuerte A Sarita, by Ariel S. Tabag, GUMIL Metro Manila
 
NONFICTION PROSE, ENGLISH
 
1. Ben on Ben: Conversations with Bienvenido N. Santos, by Leonor Aureus Briscoe, Anvil Publishing for De La Salle University
2. Between Loss and Forever: Filipino Mothers on the Grief Journey, by Cathy Babao Guballa, Anvil Publishing
3. Lush Life: Essays, 2001-2010, by Alfred A. Yuson, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
4. Peace Warriors: On the Trail with Filipino Soldiers, by Criselda Yabes, Anvil Publishing
5. Six Sketches of Filipino Women Writers, by Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, University of the Philippines Press
 
NONFICTION PROSE, FILIPINO
 
1. Aklat ng Ulat: Mga Sanaysay sa Dalawang Dekada ng Pamamahayag, by Lamberto E. Antonio, Ateneo de Manila University Press
2. Almanak ng Isang Aktibista, by Rolando B. Tolentino, University of the Philippines Press
3. It’s A Mens World, by Beverly Siy, Anvil Publishing
4. Mga Pilat sa Pilak: Mga Personal na Sanaysay, by Eugene Y. Evasco, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
5. Pacman: Kuwento ng Pag-asa, Tiyaga, at Determinasyon, by Manny Pacquiao, Anvil Publishing
 
ANTHOLOGY, ENGLISH
 
1. Babayeng Sugid:Cebu Stories, edited by Erma M. Cuizon and Erlinda K. Alburo, Anvil Publishing
2. Hanggang sa Muli: Homecoming Stories for the Filipino Soul, edited by Reni R. Roxas, Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing
3. The Anvil Jose Rizal Reader: On the Occasion of the Sesquicentennial of His Birth, 1861-2011, edited by Ani V. Habúlan, Anvil Publishing
4. The Davao We Know, edited by Lolita R. Lacuesta, Anvil Publishing
5. Turning Points: Women in Transit, edited by Rhona Lopa-Macasaet, Anvil Publishing
 
ANTHOLOGY, FILIPINO
 
1. Laglag-Panty, Laglag-Brief: Mga Kuwentong Heterosexual, edited by Rolando B. Tolentino, Romulo P. Baquiran Jr., Joi Barrios, and Mykel Andrada, Anvil Publishing
2. Samtoy: Dagiti Saritami Ditoy, Ang Aming mga Kuwento, edited by Ariel S. Tabag, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
3. Talong / Tahong: Mga Kuwentong Homoerotiko, edited by Rolando B. Tolentino, Romulo P. Baquiran Jr., Joi Barrios, and Mykel Andrada, Anvil Publishing
4. Telon: Mga Dula, edited by Luna Sicat-Cleto, Rolando S. Dela Cruz, Tim Dacanay, Elmar Beltran Ingles, Nicolas B. Pichay, and Rene O. Villanueva, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
 
ANTHOLOGY, ILOCANO
 
1. 29 A Napili A Sarita Iti Iluko, edited by Juan AL. Asuncion, Ariel S. Tabag, and Efren A. Inocencio, GUMIL Filipinas
2. Kastoy Nga Imbunubonmi Dagiti Balikas (Antolohia Dagiti Daniw Iti Iluko), edited by Joel B. Manuel, and Ariel S. Tabag, GUMIL Filipinas
3. Nabalitokan A Tawid: Antolohia Dagiti Napili A Sarita Dagiti Ilokano, eidted by Juan AL. Asuncion, Joel B. Manuel, and Ariel S. Tabag, GUMIL Filipinas
 
PHILIPPINE LITERARY ARTS COUNCIL PRIZE FOR POETRY IN ENGLISH
 
1. Balsa: Poemas Chabacano, by Francis C. Macansantos, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
2. Geographies of Light, by Dinah Roma Sianturi, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
3. Ruins and Reconstructions: Poems, by Joel M. Toledo, Anvil Publishing
4. Tala Mundi: The Collected Poems of Tita Agcaoili Lacambra Ayala, by Tita Agcaoli Lacambra Ayala, edited by Ricardo M. de Ungria, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
5. Tales Of The Spider Woman, by Merlie M. Alunan, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
 
VIRGILIO S. ALMARIO PRIZE FOR POETRY IN FILIPINO
 
1. Ang Pantas (The Prophet), translated by Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo, C&E Publishing for De La Salle University
2. Baha-Bahagdang Karupukan: mga tula mula sa kalahating-daigdig, by Jim Pascual Agustin, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
3. Dalawang Pulgada at Tubig: Mga Tula ng Tahimik na Ligalig, by Emmanuel Quintos Velasco, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
4. Distrungka, by Teo T. Antonio,University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
5. Ilaw sa Mata, by Joaquin Sy, Marne L. Kilates, and Benito Tan, Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran
ISAGANI R. CRUZ PRIZE FOR LITERARY CRITICISM IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE 
 
1. Dead Stars: American and Philippine Literary Perspectives on the American Colonization of the Philippines, by Jennifer M. McMahon, University of the Philippines Press
2. From Wilderness to Nation: Interrogating Bayan, by Damon L. Woods, University of the Philippines Press
3. Tomas Pinpin and Tagalog Survival in Early Spanish Philippines, by Damon L. Woods, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
 
ISAGANI R. CRUZ PRIZE FOR LITERARY CRITICISM IN A PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE 
 
1. Alinagnag: Sanaysay ng mga Panlipunang Panunuri sa Panitikan, by Rosario Torres-Yu, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
2. Balagen: Edukasyong Pangkapayapaan at Panitikang Pambata, by Rosario Torres-Yu, University of the Philippines Press
3. Sawikaan 2010: Mga Salita ng Taon, edited by Roberto T. Añonuevo and Romulo P. Baquiran Jr., University of the Philippines Press
 
GRAPHIC LITERATURE
 
1. Private Iris Case 18: The Programmer’s Puzzle, by Jaime Bautista and Arnold Arre, Blue Cow
2. Trese 4: Last Seen After Midnight, by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo, Visprint
 
ALFONSO T. ONGPIN PRIZE FOR BEST BOOK ON ART 
 
1. Film: American Influences on Philippine Cinema, by Nick Deocampo, Anvil Publishing
2. Philippine Ancestral Gold, by Florina H. Capistrano-Baker, John Guy, and John Miksic, edited by Florina H. Capistrano-Baker, Ayala Foundation
3. Puentes de España en las Filipinas: The Spanish Colonial Bridges in the Philippines, by Manuel Maximo Lopez del Castillo-Noche, edited by Stephanie Cruz, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
4. The Life and Art of Lee Aguinaldo, by Ma. Victoria Herrera, Clarissa Chikiamco, Cid Reyes, and Rod Paras-Perez, Vibal Foundation and Ateneo Art Gallery
5. Mamayóg: the music of Samaon Sulaiman, by Juliet R. Biean and Jesus T. Peralta, National Commission for Culture and the Arts
 
PROFESSIONS
 
1. Frontlines of Diplomacy: Conversations with Philippine Ambassadors, by J. Eduardo Malaya, Anvil Publishing
2. Is Franchising For You?, by Armando Bartolome, Anvil Publishing
3. Promoting Philippine Enterprise Development, by Andrea L. Santiago, C&E Publishing for De La Salle University
4. The Local Government Code Revisited, 2011 Edition, by Aquilino Q. Pimentel Jr., Central Book Supply
 
SOCIAL SCIENCES
 
1. A Clash of Cultures: Early American Protestant Missions and Filipino Religious Consciousness, by Melba Padilla Maggay, Anvil Publishing for De La Salle University
2. Bound by Law: Filipino Rural Poor and the Search for Justice in Plural-LegalLandscape, by Jennifer C. Franco, Ateneo de Manila University Press
3. Komunista: The Genesis of the Philippine Communist Party, 1902-1935, by Jim Richardson, Ateneo de Manila University Press
4. Lungsod Iskwater: The Evolution of Informality as a Dominant Pattern in Philippine Cities, by Paulo Alcazaren, Luis Ferrer, and Benvenuto Icamina, Anvil Publishing
5. Manobo Dreams in Arakan: People’s Struggle to Keep Their Homeland, by Karl M. Gaspar, Ateneo de Manila University Press
 
SCIENCE
 
1. Pinatubo: The Volcano In Our Backyard, by Robert Tantingco, Holy Angel University
2. Stellar Origins, Human Ways: Readings in Science, Technology, and Society, by Ma. Asunta C. Cuyegkeng, Ateneo de Manila University Press
 
LEISURE
 
1. 100 Questions Filipino Kids Ask, Volume 2, by Alai Agadulin, Javier Asuncion, Victoria Bravo, Kata Garcia, Emylou Infante, Glenda Oris, May Tobias-Papa, and Cynthia Villafranca, Adarna House and Liwayway Marketing Corporation
2. In My Basket Cookbook: Travel Collection and Recollections, by Lydia D. Castillo, Anvil Publishing
3. Top 10 Pinoy Travels, by Scott Lee Chua and Rommel J. Estanislao, Anvil Publishing (3 volumes: Cebu, Davao, Manila)
 
DESIGN
 
1. Almanak ng Isang Aktibista, by Rolando B. Tolentino, designed by Zenaida N. Ebalan and Karl Fredrick M. Castro, University of the Philippines Press
2. The Future Begins Here: The De La Salle University Centennial Book, 1911-2011, designed by Studio 5 Designs, Studio 5 Designs for De La Salle University
3. Lungsod Iskwater: The Evolution of Informality as a Dominant Pattern in Philippine Cities, designed by Felix Mago Miguel, Anvil Publishing
4. Philippine Ancestral Gold, by designed by Ige Ramos, Ayala Foundation
 
MANILA CRITICS CIRCLE SPECIAL PRIZE FOR AN EBOOK
 
1. Alternative Alamat, by Paolo Chikiamco, Flipside Digital Content Company
2. High Society, by Paolo Chikiamco and Hannah Buena, Flipside Digital Content Company
3. The Long Weekend: A Komix Novella, by Adam David, Flipside Digital Content Company
4. The Top 25 Power Words Every Call Center Agent Should Know, by Rye Gutierrez, Flipside Digital Content Company
 
MANILA CRITICS CIRCLE SPECIAL PRIZE FOR A BOOK BY AN INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER
 
1. From the Desk of the Editor….Felix B. Bautista, edited by Felix S. Bautista Jr. and Gigi B. Rapadas, 
2. Mistresses Play, Men Stray, The Wives Stay: Etiquette and Misetiquette, by Julie Y. Daza
3. Si Amapola sa 65 na Kabanata, by Ricky Lee, Philippine Writers Studio Foundation
4. Under the Storm: An Anthology of Contemporary Philippine Poetry, edited by Khavn De La Cruz and Joel M. Toledo, The Antithesis Collective Publishing, Co.
 
 

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