The Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature | Winners 1988
ENGLISH DIVISION

Short Story
First Prize: Eli Ang Barroso, “Our Lady of the Arts and Letters”
Second Prize: Mario Miclat, “Antonio and His China Wall”
Third Prizes: Eric Gamalinda, “Mourning and Weeping in this Valley of Tears”
          Nowell Danao, “The Perpetual Monday Morning in the Life of Jose Sakay”

Essay
First Prize: Tezza Parel, “A Sort of Life by the Seawall”
Second Prize: Isagani R. Cruz, “Deconstructing America: America Through the Eyes of Filipinos”
Third Prize: Edgardo B. Maranan, “Palawan: Tales of Poverty, Poetry and Time Travel”

Poetry
First Prize: Merlie Alunan, “Poems for Amina”
Second Prizes: Eric Gamalinda, “Patria Y Muerte”
          Ramon Sunico, “Secret of Graphite”
          Edgardo B. Maranan, “Star Maps and Other Poems”
Third Prize: Clovis Nazareno, “Horns of the World”
          Benilda S. Santos, “Nude”
          Elson Elizaga, “Poems for Three Friends”

One-Act Play
First Prize: Bobby Flores Villasis, “Salcedo”
Second Prize: No Winner
Third Prize: Elsa Martinez Coscolluela, “Japayukisan”

Full-Length Play
First Prize: No Winner
Second Prize: No Winner
Third Prize: Enriquez, Mig Alvarez, “Alin Ed Purona or Princess Urduja”
Honorable Mentions
Felix A. Clemente, “The Wedding”
Leoncio P. Deriada, “Ulahingan Rud-suan”


FILIPINO DIVISION

Maikiling Kuwento
First Prize: Cyrus P. Borja, “Sugat sa Dagat”
Second Prize: Dong Delos Reyes, “Ecce Homo, Ecce Machina”
Third Prizes : Ronald De Leon, “Huling Pagsusulit”
          Rosario Balmaceda-Gutierrez, “Sino Man sa Atin”

Sanaysay
No Winners
Honorable Mentions
Isagani R. Cruz, “Ang Filipino sa Larangan ng Panitikan”
Tomas F. Agulto, “Ang Mga Badjao sa Tungkalan”
Pedro L. Ricarte, “Sa Malalim at Malayong Panahon...”
Rustica Carpio, “Talinhaga, Hinaing at Pag-ibig ng Isang Makata”

Tula
First Prize: Ariel Dim. Borlongan, “Malulungkot na Taludtod”
Second Prize: Josephine Barrios, “Babae Akong Namumuhay Mag-isa”
Third Prizes: Romulo P. Baquiran Jr., “Mga Pangarap at Bangungot na Di Malimot”
          Benilda S. Santos, “Sa Pakpak ng Balse ni Strauss”

Dulang May Isang Yugto
First Prizes: Ronaldo C. Tumbokon, “Ang Bagong Libis ng Nayon”
          Manuel R. Buising, “Tumbampreso”
Second Prizes: Amado Lacuesta Jr., “Abril 1521”
          Catherine Calzo, “Kuwerdas”
Third Prize: No Winner

Dulang Ganap ang Haba
First Prize: Manuel R. Buising, “Kung Bakit May Nuno sa Punso”
Second Prize: Malou Leviste Jacob, “Pulitika ng Buhay at Pag-ibig”
Third Prize: Felix Padilla, “Larawan ng Pilipino Bilang Artista”





THE DON CARLOS PALANCA AWARDS / 1988
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