Rappler's latest stories on book awards
'Patron Saints of Nothing' tells the story of a Filipino-American who comes back home after a cousin is killed in Duterte's 'drug war'
Randy Ribay’s 'Patron Saints of Nothing' – which looks at Duterte’s war on drugs from a Filipino-American teenager's point of view – is longlisted in the National Book Awards 2019 for Young People's Literature in the U.S.
PRESS RELEASE: All National Book Development Board (NBDB)-registered publishers and self-published authors are welcome to submit their nominations. Books in Filipino or English published in 2018 are eligible for the award
The Kahin Prize is given biennially to an 'outstanding scholar of Southeast Asian studies from any discipline or country specialization to recognize distinguished scholarly work on Southeast Asia beyond the author's first book'
The National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle have announced 2017's best books published in the Philippines
PRESS RELEASE: All entries and required attachments must be submitted to the NBDB office on or before July 20, 2018 at 5 pm. Books mailed from outside Metro Manila will be accepted if postmarked July 20, 2018.
Sophia Lee and Catherine Torres open up about the challenge of creative writing as well as the inspiration behind their award winning work
Rappler editor at large Marites Dañguilan Vitug s book on the darkest hour of the Philippine Supreme Court is Best Book of Non fiction Prose in English
Maria A Ressa s 10 Days 10 Years: From Bin Laden to Facebook and Marites Dañguilan Vitug s Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court make it to the National Book Award list
Image caption: Logo of the Filipino Readers Choice Awards
75 book finalists published in 2011 competed for about 2 dozen major prizes special awards and citations in the literary and non literary divisions of the 31st National Book Awards