Saturday, November 12, 2005

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT PERSON: Tony Serrano
CONTACT NUMBER/S: 9221830 / 9205301 loc. 7974

UP Institute of Creative Writing Hosts Lecture/Book Launching
for Prof. Eugene Y. Evasco


Fresh from hosting a successful talk by scriptwriter Ricky Lee, the UP Institute of Creative Writing will host the fellowship lecture of Eugene Y. Evasco, the 2005 ICW National Fellow for Children’s Literature (Fiction), on 22 November, Tuesday, 2-5 p.m., at the Pulungang Recto, Bulwagang Rizal, UP Diliman. The event will also launch six new titles by Mr. Evasco and will feature a storytelling segment from the Alitaptap performers.

Mr. Evasco is a fictionist, essayist and poet. He is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Filipino & Philippine Literature. His novel, Anina ng mga Alon, won recognition from the UP Chancellor’s Office, Pilar Perez Medallion for Young Adult Literature & National Book Award (for the Young Adult Literature category) of the Manila Critics’ Circle. He also received other awards like the PBBY-Salanga Writers’ Prize 1997, the NCCA Writers’ Prize 2003, and Makata ng Taon 2000.

The children’s literature books to be launched – sponsored by the VIBAL Publishing House, bearing the imprimatur of the LG & M Corporation — are: Baha!, Hilong Talilong, Apat na Mata, Ang Bisita ni Haya, Bilog ang Buwan sa Tanghali and Mariang Sinukuan.

The public is cordially invited.

1 Comments:

Blogger ulanmaya said...

ang title nga pala ng lecture ni eugene is "awit ni amai sondak, landas ni minayun, at ang mga pamahiin ng ating panahon." :-)

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