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Consorcio Borje

Consorcio Borje (1912-1981) won the 1941 Commonwealth Award

for Literature for his collection of 47 short stories, The Automobile
Comes to Town. His book was never published because WWII
came and the manuscript was lost.


1. The Automobile Comes to Town


Estrella D. Alfon

Estrella D. Alfon (1917-1983), a prolific writer from Cebu City,

only managed to get an A.A. degree from U.P. because of poor
health. A member of the U.P. Writers Club, she held the National
Fellowship in Fiction post at the U.P. Creative Writing Center in

1. Fairy Tale for the City

Paz Marquez Benitez

Paz Marquez Benitez (1894-1983) only had one more published

short story after “Dead Stars.” Nevertheless, she made her mark in
Philippine literature because her work is considered the first
modern Philippine short story.


1. Dead Star
2. A Night In The Hills

Eiichiro Oda

Eiichiro Oda (born January 1, 1975) is a Japanese manga artist,

best known as the creator of the manga and anime One Piece. His
drawing style is notable for its originality and has influenced Hiro

1. One Piece

Noriaki Kubo

Noriaki Kubo (born June 26, 1977), known by his pen name Tite
Kubo is a Japanese manga artist. His most significant work is the
manga series Bleach.


1. Bleach

Seishi Kishimoto

Seishi Kishimoto (born November 8, 1974) is a Japanese manga

artist and the younger twin brother of Masashi Kishimoto (creator
of Naruto). The two have been drawing manga together since early
childhood, thus their styles are similar. As a result, each of them
has frequently been accused of copying the other. Seishi himself
notes that the similarities are not intentional but are likely because
they were both influenced by many of the same things. The more
famous Masashi even asked fans to stop calling Seishi a "copycat.
Seishi created the manga 666 Satan, which was serialized in Japan
by Monthly Shōnen Gangan and licensed by VIZ in North America
as O-Parts Hunter. It has been announced that he will launch a new
manga titled Blazer Driver in the upcoming Monthly.


1. 666 Satan

Up Coming Work

2. Blazer Driver

Masashi Kishimoto

Masashi Kishimoto (born 8 November, 1974) is a Japanese manga

artist, most well known for creating the manga series Naruto. His
younger twin brother, Seishi Kishimoto, is also a manga artist and
creator of the manga series.


1. Naruto

Kei Kusunoki

Kei Kusunoki ( Born March 24, 1966), real name Mayumi Ōhashi,
is a Japanese manga artist best known for her horror and comedy
manga series. She debuted in 1982 in Ribon Original with Nanika
ga Kanojo Tōri Tsuita? Her twin-sister Kaoru Ōhashi also works as
a manga artist. Their styles are quite similar.

1. Bitter Virgin
2. Girls Saurus
3. Onikirimaru

Rogelio R. Sikat

Rogelio R. Sikat (also known as Rogelio Sícat) (1940-1997) is a

Filipino fictionist, playwright, translator and educator. Born and
raised in San Jose, Nueva Ecija, Philippines, Sicat graduated
with a B.Litt. in Journalism from the University of Santo Tomas
and an M.A. in Filipino from the University of the Philippines.

1. Impeng Negro

James Arthur Baldwin

James Arthur Baldwin (August 2, 1924–November 30, 1987) was

an American novelist, writer, playwright, poet, essayist, and civil
rights activist.

Most of Baldwin's work deals with racial and sexual issues in the
mid-20th century United States. His novels are notable for the
personal way in which they explore questions of identity as well as
for the way in which they mine complex social and psychological
pressures related to being black and homosexual well before the
social, cultural or political equality of these groups was improved


1. Go Tell It on the Mountain

2. Giovanni's Room
3. Another Country
4. Going to Meet the Man

Toni Cade Bambara

Toni Cade Bambara (March 25, 1939 - December 9, 1995) was an

American author, social activist, and college professor.

Bambara was born Miltona Mirkin Cade on March 25, 1939. She
grew up in Harlem, Manhattan, Brooklyn, New York, and Jersey
City, New Jersey. She attended schools in New York City and the
southern United States. She changed her name to Toni while in
kindergarten, and in 1970 added "Bambara" when she learned that
her grandmother had taken that name as well.

1. Gorilla, My Love (1972)
2. The Sea Birds Are Still Alive (1977)
3. Deep Sightings and Rescue Missions (1996)
4. The Lesson (1972)
5. Raymond's Run
6. The war of the wall
Mary Hunter Austin

Mary Hunter Austin was born on September 9, 1868 in Carlinville,

Illinois and died on August 13, 1935 in Santa Fe, New Mexico (the
fourth of six children) to George and Susannah (Graham) Hunter.
She graduated from Blackburn College in 1888. For 17 years she
made a special study of Indian life in the Mojave Desert, and her
publications set forth the intimate knowledge she thus acquired.
She was a prolific novelist, poet, critic, and playwright, as well as
an early feminist and defender of Native American and Spanish-
American rights. She is best known for her tribute to the deserts of
the American Southwest.

1. The Land of Little Rain.
María Amparo Ruiz

María Amparo Ruiz was born in Loreto, Baja California on July 3,

1832 to an aristocratic family. Her grandfather Don Jose Manuel
Ruiz was a Commander of the Mexican northern frontier in Baja
California and later governor of the region from 1822 to 1825. Due
to his outstanding work in the services, Don Jose Manuel received
two sites of over 3,500 hectares of land in the Ensanada region.
This land became very important for the Ruiz family for Ruiz de
Burton's entire life. Then many years later, Francisco Ruiz, her
great-uncle, was a commandate in San Diego. When Ruiz de
Burton's family moved to the United States, they settled in San
Diego where they had the most family ties. While living in San
Diego, Ruiz de Burton had an English tutor by the name of
Mariano Vallejo who taught her the basics of being a writer.

1. The Squatter and the Don
2. Don Quixote de la Mancha
Charles Waddell Chesnutt

Charles Waddell Chesnutt (June 20, 1858 – November 15, 1932)

was an African-American author, essayist and political activist,
best known for his novels and short stories exploring complex
issues of racial and social identity.

1. Sis Becky's Pickaninny

2. The Gray Wolf's Ha'nt

3. Hot-Foot Hannibal
Loreto Paras-Sulit

Loreto Paras-Sulit (December 10, 1908 — April 23, 2008) was a

Filipino writer best known for her English-language short stories
Paras-Sulit would join the faculty of Torres High School as an
English teacher while maintaining an active writing career. She
was a member of the Philippine Writers Association and the
Literary Guild of the Philippines. In the 1940s, she joined the
Philippine National Red Cross, of which she served as secretary-
general for several decades. While at the Red Cross, she shifted her
focus to short stories for children, publishing several works of that
variety at the Philippine Junior Red Cross Magazine.

1. .In Fragrance (1934)
2. Three Women (1937)
3. Innkeeper's Daughter

Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter born October 26, 1954 is an American law

professor, legal- and social-policy writer, columnist, and novelist.
He is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law
School, where he has taught since 1982. He earned a B.A. from
Stanford University in 1976 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in
1979. After graduation, Carter clerked for US Supreme Court
Justice Thurgood Marshall.

Carter was raised in Ithaca, New York. He graduated from Ithaca

High School in 1972, and his essay "The Best Black" is based on
his experiences there. At IHS, he was the editor-in-chief of The
Tattler and pushed hard for student representation on the local
school board. In 2003 Carter received an honorary LL.D. from
Bates College.

1. New England White (2007)
2. Palace Council
Edith L. Tiempo

Edith L. Tiempo (born April 22, 1919 in Bayombong, Nueva

Vizcaya), poet, fictionist, teacher and literary critic is one of the
finest Filipino Writers in English whose works are characterized by
a remarkable fusion of style and substance, of craftsmanship and
insight. Her poems are intricate verbal transfigurations of
significant experiences as revealed, in two of her much
anthologized pieces, "Lament for the Littlest Fellow" and
"Bonsai." As fictionist, Tiempo is as morally profound.

1. Lament for the Littlest Fellow
2. Bonsai
Hiro Mashima

Hiro Mashima (born May 3, 1977) is a Japanese manga artist

most known for his manga Groove Adventure Rave, published
by Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine, from 1999 to 2005.
The series was later adapted into an anime. However, the anime
adaption was cancelled before it could complete the series.

1. Fairy Tail.
2. Monster soul.
3. Monster hunter orage.
Kim Young-oh

Kim Young-oh (b. April 19, 1976) is a South Korean manhwa

writer and illustrator.

Kim is responsible for creating the Banya stories of Banya: The

Explosive Delivery Man (Pok Ju Baedal Bu Banya) of which
there are five volumes. Originally highly successful in South
Korea, they tell of the adventures of Banya, a speedy, wild and
savvy teen-age hero working for the Gaya Desert Post Office
with its motto "Fast. Precise. Secure." with all the romance of
the unstoppable pony express of the American wild west.

1. The Explosive Delivery Man
Youn In-wan

Youn In-wan (Yun In-hwan) (born July 27, 1976) is a South

Korean Manhwa writer. In Japan, he is known for his work of
Blade of the Phantom Master. His previous work was on the
manhwa Island together with illustrator

1. Blade of the Phantom Master
2. Island
Rhim Ju-yeon

Rhim Ju-yeon (born April 9, 1976) is a comics writer from

South Korea, the creator of the manhwa President Dad and
Devil's Bride. Rhim debuted in 1999 after she won an accessit
from the fourth Manwha contest held by "ISSUE", a manwha
magazine for girls' readers.

1. President bad
2. Devil bride

Richard A. Knaak

Richard A. Knaak (born 28 May 1961) is the bestselling author

of Dragonlance novels, Dragonrealm (his own creation), six
novels for Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo series, and six works
in the Warcraft universe. He has also written five non-series
fantasy books.

1. Dragon lance
2. Dragon realm

Lee Myung-jin

Lee Myung-jin (was born in Korea in 1974) is one of the most

famous Korean manhwa artists in the world. His most famous
work, Ragnarok, was adapted into the game Ragnarok Online
by Gravity Corp. This game was later turned into an anime.

1. ragnarok
Hyung Min-woo

Hyung Min-woo (b. 1974-04-14) is a South Korean manhwa artist

best known for Pries

1. Princess
Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Lahiri (born Nilanjana Sudeshna on 11 July 1967) is an
American author of Bengali Indian descent. Lahiri's debut short
story collection, Interpreter of Maladies (1999), won the 2000
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and her first novel, The Namesake
(2003), was adapted into the popular film of the same name.

1. The namesake
2. Hell-Heaven
3. Once In A Lifetime

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 –

May 19, 1864) was an American novelist and short story writer.

He was born as Nathaniel Hathorne in 1804 in Salem,

Massachusetts. Later, he would change his name to "Hawthorne",
adding a "w" to dissociate from relatives including John Hathorne,
a judge during the Salem Witch Trials. Hawthorne attended
Bowdoin College and graduated in 1825; his classmates included
future president Franklin Pierce and future poet Henry Wadsworth
Longfellow. Hawthorne anonymously published his first work, a
novel titled Fanshawe, in 1828.


1. Twice-Told Tales
2. Tanglewood Tales
3. Mosses from an Old Manse
Kathleen Mansfield Murry
Kathleen Mansfield Murry (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923)
was a prominent New Zealand modernist writer of short fiction
who wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield.

1. The Woman At The Store
2. Millie
3. Mr Reginald Peacock's Day"

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850–3 December

1894), was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. He
was the man who "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of
his pen, like a man playing spillikins", as G. K. Chesterton put it.
Stevenson was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge
Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Vladimir
Nabokov and J. M. Barrie.

1. The Black Arrow
2. Prince Otto
3. Treasure Island
United States

Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula Kroeber Le Guin (born October 21, 1929) is an American

author. She has written novels, poetry, children's books, essays, and
short stories, most notably in the fantasy and science fiction

1. The Wind's Twelve Quarters
2. Orsinian Tales
3. The Compass Rose

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941)

was an English novelist and essayist, regarded as one of the
foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.

1. The Voyage Out
2. Night and Day
3. Jacob's Room