Will P. Ortiz book wins 2012 Madrigal-Gonzalez award

Last Friday, December 07, the Likhaan: UP Institute of Creative Writing and the Madrigal-Gonzalez Family held the annual Writers Night and the Best First Book Award ceremony at the GT Toyota Hall of Wisdom.

Out of the six finalists for the Best First Book Award, three are published by the UP Press. These books are Lagalag ng Paglaya by Rommel B. Rodriguez, Miss Dulce Extranjera by Sir Anril Pineda Tiatco, and Bugtong ng Buwan at Iba Pang Kuwento by Will P. Ortiz.

Finalist

Will P. Ortiz’s collection of short stories took home the Madrigal-Gonzalez Best First Book Award for 2012.

Bugtong ng Buwan cover

Click here to read more about this event. You may also visit our website for more information about UP Press titles.

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