WINNERS: The 63rd Palanca Awards

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Here is the complete list

CONGRATULATIONS, WINNERS! The Palanca Awards is regarded as the most prestigious literary competition in the Philippines. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – The 63rd Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards is ongoing at the Rigodon Ballroom of the Peninsula Manila Hotel today, September 1. The program began at 7pm.

Rappler’s MovePH columnist Shakira Sison is one of this year’s awardees. (WATCH: Shakira Sison: The courage to write)

Here is the complete list of winners:

Regional Division

Short Story – Cebuano

  • 1st: TUBOD, Jona Branzuela Bering
  • 2nd: ANG BATANG TAMSI, Richel G Dorotan
  • 3rd: PADRE BOTOX, Noel P Tuazon

Short Story – Hiligaynon

  •  1st: SI PADRE OLAN KAG ANG DIOS, Peter Solis Nery
  •  2nd: ULUBRAHON, Norman Tagudinay Darap
  •  3rd: TORBIK, Alice Tan Gonzales

Short Story – Iluko

  • 1st: NO WINNER
  • 2nd: BAGNOS PAYEGPEG, BETERANO, Danilo B Antalan
  • 3rd: TI PALIMED NI KATUGANGAK, Gorgonia B Serrano

Essay

  • 1st: THE KRAKAUER TABLE, Shakira Andrea C Sison
  • 2nd: UNDER MY INVISIBLE UMBRELLA, Laurel Anne Fantauzzo
  • 3rd: VOICES FROM THE VILLAGE, Maria Neobie G Gonzalez

Kabataan Essay

  • 1st: HYMNS OF THE MOUNTAINS, DREAMS OF THE STARS, Marc Christian M Lopez
  • 2nd: PANACEA, Vicah Adrienne P Villanueva
  • 3rd: MANIFESTO OF LITERATURE, Pauline Samantha B Sagayo

Tula

  • 1st: MANANSALA, Enrique S Villasis
  • 2nd: ASAL-HAYOP, Mark Anthony Angeles
  • 3rd: LOBO SA LOOB, Kristian Sendon Cordero

Tulang Pambata

  • 1st: HARANA NG KULIGLIG, Eugene Y Evasco
  • 2nd: FAMILY TREE NG TUMUBO SA ANIT, April Jade I. Biglaen
  • 3rd: SISID, Alvin Capili Ursua

Maikling Kuwento

  • 1st: BAYANGGUDAW, Lilia Quindoza Santiago
  • 2nd: PAMAMANHIKAN, Bernadette Villanueva Neri
  • 3rd: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA, Kristian Sendon Cordero

Maikling Kuwentong Pambata

  • 1st: ANG PAGLALAKBAY NI PIPOY PISO, Maryrose Jairene C Cruz
  • 2nd: ANG SINGSING-PARI SA PISARA, Eugene Y Evasco and Chris Martinez
  • 3rd: SALUSALO PARA KAY KUYA, Lucky Virgo Joyce Tinio

Filipino Division

Nobela

  • Grand prize: TATLONG GABI, TATLONG ARAW, Eros Sanchez Atalia

Dulang Pampelikula

  • 1st: NO WINNER
  • 2nd: KUNG PAANO MAGHIWALAY, George A de Jesus III
  • 3rd: THE REVENGE OF THE COMFORT WOMAN, Patrick John R Valencia

Dulang Ganap ang Haba

  • 1st: NO WINNER
  • 2nd: NO WINNER
  • 3rd: DHAHRAN QUEENS MANILA, Luciano Sonny O Valencia

Dulang May Isang Yugto

  • 1st: MGA KUNEHO, Miguel Antonio Alfredo V Luarca
  • 2nd: KAPIT, George A de Jesus III
  • 3rd: PAMAMANHIKAN, Bernadette Villanueva Neri

Sanaysay

  • 1st: OUR LADY OF IMELDA, Kristian Sendon Cordero
  • 2nd: GABAY SA GURONG-LIKOD, Salvador T Biglaen
  • 3rd: MGA BIRTWAL NA KARAHASAN, Laurence Marvin S Castillo

Kabataan Sanaysay

  • 1st: ANG ALAMAT NG BATANG MANUNULAT, Rowin C de Leon
  • 2nd: PAGKATOK NG DUMAGUNDONG NA MANOK SA UMAGA, Annette Irina C Tanlimco
  • 3rd: DEUS EX MACHINA: SAPAGKAT TAYO AY BULAG PA, Rajee S Florido

Poetry for Children

  • 1st: ATTACK OF THE PERSISTENT COLD VIRUS AND OTHER POEMS, Mia A Buenaventura
  • 2nd: MR BULLY AND OTHER POEMS FOR CHILDREN, Francis C Macansantos
  • 3rd: MONSTERS UNDER MY BED, Kathleen Aton-Osias

Short Story

  • 1st: ARMOR, John Bengan
  • 2nd: KRYSTAL HUT, Erlinda V Kravetz
  • 3rd: REN, Lystra Aranal

Short Story for Children

  • 1st: MARVINO’S LEAGUE OF SUPERHEROES, Nadeth Rae E Rival
  • 2nd: THE MAGIC BAHAG, Cheeno Marlo Sayuno
  • 3rd: A THOUSAND OF PAPER CRANES, Patricia Marie Grace S Gomez

Full-Length Play

  • 1st: END OF THE GALLOWS, Jay M Crisostomo IV
  • 2nd: THE SON OF ASHES, Mario L Mendez Jr
  • 3rd: COLLECTION, Floy C Quintos

One-Act Play

  • 1st: BLUE EYES, Allan B Lopez
  • 2nd: DEBRIEF, Lystra Aranal
  • 3rd: CALL OF DUTY, Danilo Nino Calalang

Poetry

  • 1st: PASTORAL AND OTHER POEMS, Mikael de Lara Co
  • 2nd: CROWN FOR MARIA, Carlomar Arcangel Daoana
  • 3rd: ANIMAL EXPERIMENTS, Joy Anne Icayan

 – Rappler.com

Related stories: 
The Krakauer table 
Shakira Sison: The courage to write
The 63rd Palanca Awards 
Other stories by Sison on Rappler

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