- 1st Filipino to receive the Man Asian Literary Prize for his novel 'Ilustrado' (2008)
"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
USEFUL LINKS2008 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