About the book:
Fantasy: Filipino Fiction for Young Adults delves into a rich and fertile genre that has been close to the imagination of Pinoy readers for many decades. The writers in this anthology explore how fantasy can express just what the Filipino young adult is going through today, and how they deal with the myriad concerns and issues that the modern world presents to them. Read though these specially chosen short stories written by Filipinos from around the archipelago.
Publisher: University of the Philippines Press
Publication Date: 2018
About the editors:
Dean Francis Alfar is a Filipino playwright, novelist and writer of speculative fiction. His plays have been performed in venues across the country, while his articles and fiction have been published both in his native Philippines and abroad, such as in Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and the Exotic Gothic series. His literary awards include ten Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature … including the Grand Prize for Novel for Salamanca (Ateneo Press, 2006)… as well as the Manila Critics’ Circle National Book Awards for the graphic novels Freedom and Passion, and the Philippines Free Press Literary Award.He was a fellow at the 1992 Dumaguete National Writers Workshop and 20th UP National Writers Workshop. He is an advocate of the literature of the fantastic, editing the Philippine Speculative Fiction series, as well as a comic book creator and a blogger.
Kenneth Yu is a reading advocate and the publisher/editor of The Digest of Philippine Genre Stories, or PGS, a Filipino short-fiction publication of genre tales (science fiction, horror, crime, mystery, suspense and fantasy). The digest has evolved from its original print form and now has an online presence at philippinegenrestories.com. His own work has been published both locally and internationally. In the Philippines, his fiction and nonfiction have seen publication in magazines such as Philippines Graphic, Philippines Free Press, Usok, Ruin & Resolve, as well as in the Philippine Speculative Fiction anthologies.
|Dimensions||12 × 12 × 12 cm|