ENGLISH DIVISION

Short Story
First Prize: David C. Martinez, "The Amulet"
Second Prize: Clinton Palanca, "The Window"
Third Prize: Ma. Romina M. Gonzales, "Welostit"

Poetry
First Prize: Ma. Luisa A. Cariño, "Presence"
Second Prize: David C. Martinez, "Shadow in the Sun"
Third Prize: Francis C. Macasantos, "The Assassin and Other Poems"

Short Story for Children
First Prize: Natasha Vizcarra, "How My Sister Turned Me Into a Worm"
Second Prize: Victoria Estrella C. Bravo, "Fetch"
Third Prize: Jeanne Lim, "Speedy and Jet"

Essay
First Prize: Manuel L. Quezon III, "On Presidential Portraits"
Second Prize: Melba Padilla Maggay, "Mother of Stories"
Third Prize: Tomas C. Boquiren, "The Inner Life"

Full Length Play
First Prize: Crispin Ramos, "Return to Santander"
Second Prize: Jorshinelle T. Sonza, "Dog Days in America"
Third Prize: Behn Cervantes, "Istorya ni Bonipasyo: Kasla Gloria Ti Hawaii"

One-Act Play
First Prize: No winner
Second Prize: Jose Victor Z. Torres, "A Daughter's Seed"
Third Prize: Felix A. Clemente, "The Guest is Reluctant But..."


FILIPINO DIVISION

Maikling Kuwento
First Prize: Alvin B. Yapan, "Nang Gabing Mamatay ang Nana Soling"
Second Prize: Mayette Bayuga, "Ang Baliw"
Third Prize: Olivia L. Cantor, "Si Joe Cool Kasi"

Tula
First Prize: Roberto T. Añonuevo, "Pink Guba at Iba Pang Alinignig"
Second Prize: Khan N. de la Cruz, "Larombata"
Third Prize: Roberto Ofanda Umil, "Pagkapaso ng Puso, Mga Tula ng Pagsuyo"

Maikling Kuwentong Pambata
First Prize: Susie R. Baclagon-Borrero, "Salu-salo"
Second Prize: Teresita G. Hizon, "May Lugar Kaya sa Langit Para sa Asong Batik-batik?"
Third Prize: Olivia L. Cantor, "Si Totoy sa Gubat ng Diwata"

Sanaysay
First Prize: Luis P. Gatmaitan, "Reseta at Letra: sa Daigdig ng Isang Doktor-Manunulat"
Second Prize: Glecy C. Atienza, "Sa Aking Pinipintuho, Isang Sayaw ng Paghuhubad"
Third Prize: Ma. Josephine Barrios, "Chapter Eight"

Dulang Ganap ang Haba
First Prize: Aurora D. Yumul, "In Karakter"
Second Prize: John Iremil E. Teodoro, "Unang Ulan ng Mayo"
Third Prize: Sid Gomez Hildawa, "Macho Motel"

Dulang May Isang Yugto
First Prize: Allan L.Palileo, "Lakhan Bini"
Second Prize: Ma. Josephine Barrios, "Despidida"
Third Prize: Jun F. Flavier Pablo, "Rogad por Nosotros"

Dulang Pantelebisyon
First Prize: Jun Lana and Peter Ong Lim, "Pula"
Second Prize: Jun Lana, "23rd Floor"
Third Prize: Edzel Cardil, "Par"

Dulang Pampelikula
First Prize: Al A. Puedan, "Daluyong sa Dibdib"
Second Prize: Jun Lana and Peter Ong Lim, "Barber's Cut"
Third Prize: Lav Indico Diaz, "West Side Avenue, JC"


REGIONAL LANGUAGE DIVISION

Short Story-Iloko
First Prize: Reynaldo A. Duque, "Colorum"
Second Prize: Aurelio S. Agcaoili, "Ti Ligsay, Ti Anniniwan, Ken Ti Daton"
Third Prize: Reynaldo A. Duque, "Gita Dagiti Ledda"

Short Story-Cebuano
First Prize: Ernesto D. Lariosa, "Bugti"
Second Prize: Ricardo I. Patalinjug, "Hangtod Matapos Ang Gabi"
Third Prize: Genaro Enad Tanudtanud, "Sa Sabakan Sa Bukid"

Short Story-Hiligaynon
First Prize: Alfredo R. Siva, "Kami nga Waay Diri, Waay Didto"
Second Prize: Alice Tan Gonzales, "Mga Luha Para Kay Tatay Jose"
Third Prize: Alice Tan Gonzales, "Isa Ka Pompong Nga Rosas"





THE DON CARLOS PALANCA AWARDS / 1997
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