List of winners in the 35th National Book Awards | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

"Macli-Ling Dulag," by Ma. Ceres P. Doyo

Best Novel in English: “Locust Girl: A Lovesong,” by Merlinda Bobis (Anvil Publishing Inc.)


Best Novel in Filipino: “Si Janus Silang at ang Labanang Manananggal-Mambabarang (Adarna House Inc.)


Cirilo F. Bautista Prize for Best Book of Short Fiction in English: “Recuerdos de Patay and Other Stories” by Caroline S. Hau (UP Press)


Best Book of Short Fiction in Filipino: “Sa Mil Flores, May Isang Hostes at Iba Pang Mga Kuwento ni Rosario de Guzman-Lingat,” edited by Soledad S. Reyes (Ateneo de Manila University Press)


Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in English: “Arsenio H. Lacson of Manila,” by Amador F. Brioso Jr. (Anvil)


Best Book of Nonfiction Prose in Filipino: “Ang Autobiografia ng Ibang Lady Gaga,” by Jack Alvarez (Visprint)


Best Book of Essays in English: “RE: Recollections, Reviews, Reflections,” by Luis H. Francia (UP Press)


Best Book of Essays in Filipino: “Titser Pangkalawakan at Iba Pang Angas sa Social Network Underworld,” by Joselito D. Delos Reyes (Visprint)


Best Anthology in English: “Habagatanon: Conversations with Six Davao Writers,” by Ricardo M. de Ungria (UP Press)


Best Anthology in a Philippine Language: “35 Kuwentong Klasiko,” (Adarna)


Philippine Literary Arts Council Prize for Best Book of Poetry in English: “Maybe Something,” by Isabela Banzon (UP Press)


Best Book of Poetry in Filipino: “Mula Tarima Hanggang at Iba Pang Mga Tula at Awit,” by Ericson Acosta (UP Press)


Best Book of Literary Criticism/Literary History in English: “Past Mountain Dreaming: New Essays” by Gemino H. Abad (UP Press)


Best Book of Graphic Literature in English: “Kare-Kare Komiks,” by Andrew Drilon (Adarna)


Best Book of Graphic  Literature in Filipino: “News Hardcore! Hukbong Sandatahan ng Kahaggardna!” by Manix Abrera (Visprint)


Best Book of Wordless Graphic Literature: “Light,” by Rob Cham (Adarna)


Best Translated Book: “Sa Atong Dila: Introduction to Visayan Literature,” by Merlie M. Alunan (UP Press)


Best Book of Food: “Panaderia: Philippine Bread, Biscuit and Bakery Traditions,” by Amy A. Uy and Jenny B. Orillos (Anvil)


Victorio C. Valledor Prize for Best Book in the Professions: “Laws for Life,” by Gianna Reyes Montinola and Maria Victoria Rotor-Hilado (Anvil)


Elfren S. Cruz for Best Book in the Social Sciences: “Tradition and Transformations: Studies on Cordillera Indigenous Culture,” by June Perill-Brett  (Cordillera Studies Center)


Alfonso T. Ongpin Prize for Best Book in Art: Inabel: Philippine Textile from the Ilocos Region,” by Al M. Valenciano, Regalado Trota Jose, Norma A. Respicio, Michael F. Manalo, Hannah P. Cunanan and Rene E. Guatlo (ArtPostAsia Inc.)


John C. Kaw Prize for Best Book in History: “Luzon at War: Contradictions in Philippine Society, 1898-1902,” by Milagros Camayon Guerrero (Anvil)


Best Book of Journalism: Macli-ing Dulag: Kalinga Chief, Defender of the Cordillera,” by Ma. Ceres P. Doyo (UP Press)


Best Book in Science: “The Cosmic Wild: Biology of Science Fiction,” by Ronald Cruz (Admu Press)


Best Book in Language Studies (Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino Prize): “Ambagan 2013: Mga Salita Mula sa Iba’t Ibang Wika sa Filipinas,” edited by Michael M. Coroza (UP Press)


Best Design: “Roberto Chabet,” book design by B+C Design, Manila (King Kong Art Projects Unlimited Inc.)


Publisher of the Year: The University of the Philippines Press

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