Publications

The Controlling Mother

The Controlling Mother

Sabanpan-Yu, Hope The Controlling Mother. Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2014. P 500.00 in the Philippines*

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Because Love Is Not Blind

Because Love Is Not Blind

Adlawan, Temistokles M. Because Love Is Not Blind.  Translated by Merlie Alunan. Edited by Hope Sabanpan-Yu. Manila: National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 2009. P350.00 in the Philippines*

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Hunger in Nayawak

Hunger in Nayawak

Ceballos, Lamberto Hunger in Nayawak and other stories.  Translated by Hope Sabanpan-Yu and Trizer Dale Mansueto Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2013. P 500.00 in the Philippines*

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Canto Voice

Canto Voice

Faigao, Cornelio Canto Voice.  Edited by Hope Sabanpan-Yu Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2010. P 500.00 in the Philippines*

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Brown Child: The Best of the Faigao Poetry and Fiction

Brown Child: The Best of the Faigao Poetry and Fiction

Brown Child: The Best of the Faigao Poetry and Fiction. Edited by Hope Sabanpan-Yu and Erlinda K. Alburo Cebu City: University of San Carlos Press, 2014. P 400.00 in the Philippines*

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House of Cards

House of Cards

Espina-Moore, Austregelina House of Cards.  Translated by Hope Sabanpan-Yu. Manila: National Commission for Culture and the Arts, 2013. P 350.00 in the Philippines

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Special Collections

Victorino Abellanosa

Victorino Abellanosa

Dramatist Victorino Abellanosa is the brother of Ramon and Onofre Abellanosa. Born in Pardo on December 23, 1903, the son of Baldomero Abellanosa, a well-known composer in Pardo. He started writing plays in 1921 and has to his credit some 20 plays, mostly zarzuelas, including Ninoy, Marti, King Solomon, and others. His plays have been […]

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Florentino Suico

Florentino Suico

Florentino Suico was born in Mandaue on March 14, 1902. He studied at the Mandaue Elementary School and Cebu High School. He took up Pre-Law at UE and UST while working at the Bureau of Aeronautics in Manila. He started writing at 21, contributing fiction, poems, and articles to various periodicals. Edited Bag-ong Kusog (1928); […]

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Vicente Rama

Vicente Rama

Born in Cebu City on the 6th of June 1887 and died on the 24th of December  1956. Fictionist. He studied at the Seminario-Colegio de San Carlos in Cebu, 1904-1908, and finished law at the Escuela de Derecho, 1908-1910, in Manila. After his studies, he actively engaged in writing and politics. He served as Cebu […]

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Laurean Unabia

Laurean Unabia

Laurean Unabia was born in Dansalan, Lanao del Sur, Mindanao on July 4, 1921. He had his undergraduate studies of A.B. English in the University of the Visayas, Cebu City. While he was working in Manila for the Manila Bulletin, he took up Law in FEU but reached only the third year. Laurean Unabia used […]

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Leo Gacrama

Leo Gacrama

Leo Gacrama

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Marcel Navarra

Marcel Navarra

Marcel M. Navarra (1914-1984) is known as “The Father of Modern Cebuano Literature.” He was born in Tuyom, Carcar. He spent most of his life writing almost 80 short stories which were published in Cebuano magazines; namely, Bisaya, Alimyon and Bulak. His first story, Tungod sa Kayagang, was published in Nasud in 1931. His best-known […]

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