2012 Palanca Awards winners announced

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As posted on The Manila Times‘ Alvin I. Dacanay’s article, here are this year’s winners of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, who were formally awarded at the The Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati City on Saturday night, September 1:
Filipino Division

Short Story: first prize: Mark Benedict Lim, “Banaag”; second prize: Honorio Bartolome de Dios, “Ang Tawo sa Puso ni Teresa”, third prize: Mar Anthony Simon dela Cruz, “Darleng”
Short Story for Children: first prize: Will Ortiz, “Ang Tatlong Bubwit at Bangkang Marikit”; second prize: Bernadette Neri, “Atang sa Kaluluwa nina Apong Salawal at Apong Saya”; third prize: Luz Maranan, “Ang Pangat, Ang Lupang Ninuno, at Ang Ilog”

Essay: first prize: Niles Jordan Breis, “Go-See, Kraw Gen, Intro: Sa Daigdig ng Promo”; second prize: Elyrah Salanga-Torralba, “Utang Ina”; third prize: Jing Panganiban-Mendoza, “Redempsiyon”

Poetry: first prize: Enrique Villasis, “Crocopedia”; second prize: Kristian Sendon Cordero, “Pagsalat sa Pilat”; third prize: Alvin Ursua, “Kumpuni”

Poetry for Children: first prize: John Enrico Torralba, “Gusto Ko Nang Lumaki”; second prize: Peter Solis Nery, “Sa Mundo Ng Mga Kulisap”, third prize: Nely Azada, “Sampung Tula Para Sa Mga Bata”

One-act play: first prize: Joshua Lim So, “Joe Cool: Aplikante”; second prize: Renerio Concepcion, “Kumandong Nakaiskwat”, third prize: Erick Aguilar, “Terminal”

Full-length play: first prize: Vincent Tañada, “Ang Bangkay”; Luciano Sonny Valencia, “Ang Penitensiya ni Tiyo Renato”; third prize: Allan Lopez, “Melodrama Negra”

Screenplay: first prize: Rodolfo Vera, “Death March”; second prize: Richard Legaspi, “Primera Bella”; third prize: Mia Buenaventura, “Ang Bulag na Musikero”

English Division

Short Story: first prize: Rebecca Khan, “In Transit”; second prize: Ian Rosales Casocot, “It Always Breaks My Heart a Little to See You Go”; third prize: Lystra Aranal, “Bright Lights”

Short Story for Children: first prize: Grace Dacanay Chong, “The White Shoes”; second prize: Raymund Garlitos, “Lauan, The Seed That Wanted to Fly”; third prize: Aleli Dew Ayroso, “Mister World and His Magical Box”

Essay: first prize: Hammed Bolotaolo, “Of Legends”; second prize: Martin Villanueva, “Dao”; third prize: Irwin Allen Rivera, “Patterns”

Poetry: first prize: Carlomar Arcangel Daoana, “The Elegant Ghost”; second prize: Charmaine Carreon, “The Yonic Lover (Poems)”; third prize: Jason Leo Asistores, “Waiting and Other Poems”

Poetry for Children: first prize: Peter Solis Nery, “Punctuation”; second prize: Anca Bautista, “Magic is and Nine Other Magical Poems”; third prize: Raymundo Pandan Jr., “The Ocelot and Other Poems”

One-act Play: first prize: no winner; second prize: Joachim Emilio Antonio, “The Dust in Your Place”; third prize: Patrick John Valencia, “In Bed with My Mother”

Full-length Play: first prize: Robert Arlo de Guzman, “Practical Aim”; second prize: Jorshinelle Taleon-Sonza, “The Passion of Andres”, third prize: Jose Ma. Manalo, “Manilatown”

Regional Division

Short Story – Cebuano: first prize: Noel Tuazon, “Duhiraw”; second prize: Richel Dorotan, “Ang Tulo Ka Mayor sa Hinablayan; third prize: Rev. Fr. Rey Araneta CM, “Abog sa Flyover”

Short Story – Hiligaynon: first prize: Alice Tan Gonzales, “Lanton”; second prize: Jesus Insilada, “Panubok sa Pula Nga Pulos”; third prize: Alain Russ Dimzon, “Binukot”

Short Story – Iluko: first prize: Danilo Antalan, “Dagiti Sala Ti Panawen”; second prize: Fernando Sanchez, “Babato”; third prize: Sherma Benosa, “Dagiti ‘No La Koma’ ni Monika”

Kabataan Division

Essay – Filipino: first prize: Jan Francis Asis, “Sa Ingit ng Pinto”; second prize: Gerome de Villa, “Sa Aking Pagbuklat sa mga Makabagong Pahina”; third prize: Jueliand Peter Perez, “Madyik Bisikleta”

Essay – English: first prize: Katrina Bonillo, “Chapter One: Downloading”; second prize: Sari Katharyn Molintas, “Being Bookish”; third prize: Jhesset Thrina Enano, “What We are Losing”

For more on this story, log on to The Manila Times website.

6 Responses to “2012 Palanca Awards winners announced”

  1. jaira saboco Says:

    saan ko po pwedeng makita ang buong kopya ng mga nanalo? gusto ko po sanang mabasa.

  2. alison santos Says:

    Gudday!pls.. Can i have the copy of poetry for children of Mr.Enrico Torralba “gusto ko nang lumaki” thank you in advance

  3. hello … maaari niyo po ba akong matulungan na makakuha ng kopya ng sanaysay ni Elyrah Salanga na “UTANG INA”

    kailangang-kailangan ko po ito … (swear) …

    salamat po🙂

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