Manila Noir and more winners of the 33rd National Book Awards

Time to update the reading list!

The National Book Development Board of the Philippines posted the complete list of winners for the 33rd National Book Awards on Tuesday and on the list is Manila Noir. The book, edited by Jessica Hagedorn, is a collection of stories inspired by this great metropolis. Among the contributors for the newly hailed Best Anthology in English were Butch Dalisay, Lourd de Veyra, and the team behind TreseBudjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo.

 

Tan, along with Bow Guerrero and J.B. Tapia, also won the award for Best Book of Graphic Literature in English for The Dark Colony Book I: Mikey Recio & The Secret of the Demon Dungeon. The Juan C. Laya Prize for Best Novel was awarded to Allan N. Derain (for Ang Banal na Aklat ng mga Kumag) and Merlinda Bobis (Fish-Hair Woman).

 

Here is the full list of winners:

 

Juan C. Laya Prize for Best Novel in a Philippine Language
Ang Banal na Aklat ng mga Kumag by Allan N. Derain, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

Juan C. Laya Prize for Best Novel in a Foreign Language
Fish-Hair Woman by Merlinda Bobis, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

Best Book of Short Fiction in Filipino 
Sa Himaymay ng Puso at Iba Pang Kuwento, by Macario Pineda, Ateneo de Manila University Press

Cirilo F. Bautista Prize for Best Book of Short Fiction in English 
Now, Then, and Elsewhen by Nikki Alfar, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House

Best Anthology in English
Manila Noir, edited by Jessica Hagedorn, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

Best Anthology in Bikol 
Hagong: Mga Osipon, edited by Paz Verdades M. Santos and H. Francisco V. Peñones Jr., Ateneo de Naga University Press

Best Book of Non-Fiction in Filipino Language
Anim na Sabado ng Beyblade at Iba Pang Sanaysay by Ferdinand Pisigan Jarin, Visprint Inc.

Best Book of Non-Fiction in English
Mona Lisa: A Portrait from the Memoirs of a Grandmother by Celine Beatrice Fabie, Mona Lisa Publication

Best Book of Poetry in Filipino
Labi by Kristian Sendon Cordero, Ateneo de Manila University Press

Philippine Literary Arts Council Prize for Best Book of Poetry in English
m'mry wire by Ricardo M. de Ungria, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House

Best Book of Poetry in Bikol 
Canticos: Apat na Boses by K.S. Cordero, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House

Best Book of Graphic Literature in Filipino 
PilandoKomiks Isyu 2: Mga Pagsubok ng Karagatan by Borg Sinaban, Adarna House, Inc.

Best Book of Graphic Literature in English
The Dark Colony Book I: Mikey Recio & The Secret of the Demon Dungeon by Budjette Tan, Bow Guerrero, and J. B. Tapia, Visprint

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Best Translated Book
Doros asín mga Anghél: Translations in Bikol of John Donne's Holy Sonnets and Selected Works, translated by Victor Dennis T. Nierva, Ateneo de Naga University Press

Alfonso T. Ongpin Prize for Best Book on Art 
Balay Ukit: Tropical Architecture in Pre-WWII Filipino Houses by Maria Virginia Yap Morales, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

Elfren S. Cruz Prize for Best Book in the Social Sciences
Tapping Ink, Tattooing Identities: Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Kalinga Society, North Luzon, Philippines, by Analyn V. Salvador-Amores, The University of the Philippines Press

Best Book in History and Journalism
Story Book: Essays on the History of the Book in the Philippines by Patricia May B. Jurilla, Anvil Publishing, Inc.

Best Book on Food
Milk Pigs & Violet Gold: Philippine Cookery by Bryan Koh, Holy Angel University Press

Best Book on Science
Science Philippines: Essays on Science by Filipinos, Volume II, edited by Gisela P. Padilla-Concepcion, The University of the Philippines Press

Best Design
Made of Gold by Cid Reyes, designed by Aman Santos, Metrobank Foundation

Publisher of the Year
Anvil Publishing, Inc.

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