2008 PALANCA WINNERS

ENGLISH DIVISION

Novel
Grand Prize: Miguel Syjuco, “Ilustrado”

Short Story
First Prize: Ian Rosales Casocot, “Things You Don’t Know”
Second Prize: Tara FT Sering, “Good People”
Third Prize: Nadine L. Sarreal, “Night Sounds”

Short Story for Children
First Prize: Celestine Marie G. Trinidad, “The Storyteller and the Giant”
Second Prize: No Winner
Third Prize: Kathleen Aton-Osias, “The Mapangarap and the Dream Trees”

Essay
First Prize: Jose Claudio B.Guerrero, “Talking to a Fu Dog on a Wedding Afternoon”
Second Prize: Katrina Stuart Santiago, “Mirrors”
Third Prize: Jhoanna Lynn B. Cruz, “Sapay Koma”

Poetry
First Prize: Francis C. Macansantos, “Morphic Variations”
Second Prize: Ana Maria Katigbak, “Sl(e)ights”
Third Prize: Marie La Viña, “The Gospel According to the Blind Man”

One-Act Play
First Prize: Maria Clarissa N. Estuar, “Anybody’s Revolution”
Second Prize: Percival Intalan, “Secret Identities”
Third Prize: Joachim Emilio B. Antonio, “Newspaper Dance”

Full-Length Play
First Prize: Peter Solis Nery, “The Passion of Jovita Fuentes”
Second Prize: No Winner
Third Prize: No Winner


FILIPINO DIVISION

Nobela
Grand Prize: Norman Wilwayco, “Gerilya”

Maikling Kuwento
Unang Gantimpala: Maria Lucille G. Roxas, “Game Show”
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Lemuel E. Garcellano, “Anghel Kalahig”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Rommel B. Rodriguez, “Kabagyan”

Maikling Kuwentong Pambata
Unang Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo
Ikalawang Gantimpala: April Jade B. Imson, “Si Karding at ang Buwaya”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Allan Alberto N. Derain, “May Tatlong Kurimaw”

Sanaysay
Unang Gantimpala: Jing Panganiban-Mendoza, “Ang Pagbabalik ng Prinsesa ng Banyera”
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Michael M. Coroza, “Ang Mabuhay Singers at Ako sa Pag-awit at Pag-ibig”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Eugene Y. Evasco, “Agaw-Buhay”

Tula
Unang Gantimpala: Mikael de Lara Co, “Ang Iba’t Ibang Ngalan ng Hangin”
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Renato L. Santos, “Sari-Saring Salaghati… (at Good-bye-my-kangkungan)”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Niles Jordan Breis, “Rubrica: Mga Lakbay-nilay at Pagbubunyag”

Dulang May Isang Yugto
Unang Gantimpala: Floy C. Quintos, “Ang Kalungkutan ng mga Reyna”
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Debbie Ann Tan, “Teroristang Labandera”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Allan B. Lopez, “Masaganang Ekonomiya”

Dulang Ganap ang Haba
Unang Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo

Dulang Pampelikula
Unang Gantimpala: Emmanuel A. Dela Cruz at Michiko Yamamoto, “1434456: The Singalong Singhs””
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Dennis M. Marasigan, “Joy”
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Alfred Aloysius L. Adlawan, “Padyak”

REGIONAL LANGUAGE DIVISION

Short Story (Cebuano)

First Prize: Macario D. Tiu, “Tsuru”
Second Prize: Edgar S. Godin, “Bingo”
Third Prize: Lilia T. Tio, “Sapatos”

Short Story (Hiligaynon)
First Prize: Leoncio P. Deriada, “Ang Pagbalik sang Babaylan”
Second Prize: Alice Tan Gonzales, “Dawata, Anak”
Third Prize: Marcel L. Milliam, “Bitay”

Short Story (Iluko)
First Prize: Danilo B. Antalan, “Dangilen”
Second Prize: Ariel S. Tabag, “Littugaw”
Third Prize: Aurelio S. Agcaoili, “Alegoria Uno”

KABATAAN DIVISION

Kabataan Essay
First Prize: Miro Frances D. Capili, “Rated X”
Second Prize: Cristina Gratia T. Tantengco, “Things That Lie Beyond The Postcards”
Third Prize: Elfermin M. Mallari Jr., “The Roads and Dreams That Meander”

Kabataan Sanaysay
Unang Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo
Ikalawang Gantimpala: Walang Nanalo
Ikatlong Gantimpala: Allen D. Yuarata, “Nang Dumating Si Joe”

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