About the book:
This book is a bountiful collection of fiction and poetry, where some of the most talented writers in the region share and demonstrate the power and vitality of creativity that has emerged from the Cornelio Faigao Memorial Annual Writers Workshop.
Publisher: University of San Carlos Press
Publication Date: 2013
Size: 230 x 305mm
About the editors:
Erlinda Kintanar-Alburo has been teaching language, literature and research at the University of San Carlos, where she was director of the Cebuano Studies Center from 1996 until 2011. She has presented papers in local and international conferences, written numerous journal articles and edited various anthologies of Cebuano literature for the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the Cebuano Studies Center and the Women in Literary Arts – Cebu (WILA). She has served as head, adviser, founding member and/or board member in national professional groups in Philippine Studies, History, Anthropology, Cultural and Literary Research; as well as in local groups like the WILA, the Akademiyang Bisaya, Hamiling Binilin and the Creative Cebu Council. She sits in the Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission of Cebu City and of the Language Commission of Cebu province. For her work in cultural advocacy, especially in the promotion of Cebuano and Cebuano literature, she has received achievement awards, like those given by the 1st Taboan Literary Arts Festival (2010), the UP Dept. of English/Comparative Literature (2011) and the National Research Council of the Philippines (2011).
Hope Sabanpan-Yu is a professor of Comparative Literature at the Department of Languages and literature at the University of San Carlos. She has translated and edited several novels and short story collections from Cebuano into English.