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11.17.2008

Miguel Syjuco




Miguel Syjuco

  • 1st Filipino to receive the Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel 'Ilustrado' (2008)


QUOTE
"A novelist by craft, a journalist by trade, my work revolves around the worlds words recreate from ours in order to find out where we've come from, who we are, and where we can go."


DATE OF BIRTH
November 17, 1976

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines


USEFUL LINKS

2008 Man Asian Literary Prize Winner Announced
Miguel Syjuco Wins $10,000 Man Asian Book Award for 'Ilustrado'
Ateneo alumnus is first Filipino to win 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize
Debut Filipino novelist wins Man Asian literary prize
Montrealer's book makes Man Asian short list
Profile Miguel Syjuco
Wikipedia Article on Miguel Syjuco


Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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