1987 Palanca Awards

1987 Palanca Awards

The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1987 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).__NOTOC__

English division

Novel
Grand Prize: "“Great Philippine Jungle Energy Café”" by Alfred A. Yuson

Short story
First Prize: "“The Flood in Tarlac”" by Gregorio Brillantes
Second Prize: "“The Body”" by Jose Y. Dalisay Jr.
Third Prize: "“Another Country”" by Charlson Ong; and "“The Bird Lover of City Hall”" by Eli Ang Barroso

Poetry
First Prize: "“(Instead of a Will These) For All the Loved Ones”" by Lina Sagaral Reyes; and "“Peopleness”" by Merlinda Bobis
Second Prize: "“Enemigo Mortal”" by Constantino Tejero; and "“Hinterland”" by Edgardo B. Maranan
Third Prize: "“The Quality of Light (Home Colors, Foreign Hues)”" by Ma. Fatima V. Lim; and "“Word Without End”" by Cesar Ruiz Aquino

Essay
First Prize: "“The Legacy of the Old-Chinese Merchants of Manila”" by Wilson Lee Flores
Second Prize: "“Dislocation”" by Danton R. Remoto
Third Prize: "“Don Jose Ma. Basa, the Untold Saga of an Illustrado Patriot”" by Wilson Lee Flores; and "“Gen. Macario Sakay and the Katagalugan Republic vs. the United States”" by Wilson Lee Flores

One-Act Play
First Prize: "“Fiesta”" by Bobby Flores Villasis
Second Prize: "“Wish Afternoon in A Slum”" by Ametta Suarez Taguchi
Third Prize: "“In Transit”" by Jose Y. Dalisay Jr.

Full-length Play
First Prize: "“Busman's Holiday”" by Jessie B. Garcia
Second Prize: "“Song of the Sparrow”" by Elsa M. Coscolluela
Third Prize: "“Cachil Kudarat (Sultan of Mindanao) or Cachil Corrala”" by Mig Alvarez Enriquez

Filipino division

Novel
Special Mention: "“Mga Aninong Hubad”" by Cyrus P. Borja; and "“Mga Limbas sa Lupa ng Muhammad”" ni Ramon V. Lim

Short story
First Prize: "“Isang Pook, Dalawang Panahon”" by Evelyn E. Sebastian
Second Prize: "“Batang Plantasyon”" by Cyrus P. Borja
Third Prize: "“Talinhaga ng Talahib ng Los Indios Bravos”" by Fidel Rillo Jr.

Poetry
First Prize: "“Mga Liham ni Pinay at Iba Pang Tula”" by Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo
Second Prize: "“Namulandayan”" by Edgardo B. Maranan
Third Prize: "“Bangungot ng Lungsod at Iba pang Tula”" by Aida Santos Maranan

Essay
First Prize: "“Lakas ng Libro/Lakas ng Tao: Pagdidiskonstrak sa Teksto ng Pebrero”" by Isagani R. Cruz
Second Prize: "“Bulkan, Bundok, Baha”" by Edgardo B. Maranan
Third Prize: "“Malay”" by Emmanuel Mario Santos

One-Act Play
First Prize: "“Kinang sa Uling”" by Ronaldo C. Tumbokon; and "“Mutya ng Saging”" by Leoncio P. Deriada
Second Prize: "“Agunya”" by Aileen M. Aromin; and “Asawa” by Rolando Dela Cruz and Rene O. Villanueva
Third Prize: "“Pal”" by Ronaldo L. Carcamo

Full-length Play
First Prize: "“Marissa”" by Isagani R. Cruz
Second Prize: "“Awit ng Adarna”" by Rene O. Villanueva
Third Prize: "“Salidumay: Awit sa Apoy”" by Jose C. Papa


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