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Literary forum features PEN/Open Book Award winner Gina Apostol

The UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (UST CCWLS) will host an informal conversation with prize-winning Filipino-American novelist Gina Apostol Monday at 3 p.m, in the Tanghalang Teresita Quirino, G/F Benavides Bldg., UST.

 

Apostol was born in Manila and studied at the University of the Philippines and the Johns Hopkins University. Her first two novels, “Bibliolepsy” (UP Press) and “The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata” (Anvil Publishing), won the National Book Award for Fiction from the Manila Critics’ Circle in 1998 and 2010, respectively. Her third novel, “Gun Dealer’s Daughter” (W.W. Norton), won the Pen/Open Book Award.