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In this lecture, Dr. Derain discusses characters in fictional stories, and how an author's humanity plays a part in the creative writing process.
Speaker: Allan Derain is the author of seven books, including Iskrapbuk (UP Press), The Next Great Tagalog Novel at iba pang Kuwento (UP Press), and Ang Banal na Aklat ng mga Kumag (Cacho Publishing and Anvil Publishing) which won the Carlos Palanca Memorial Grand Prize Award, The Reader’s Choice Award, and the National Book Award. He edited the anthology May Tiktik sa Bubong, May Sigbin sa Silong, (Ateneo Press) which won the National Book Award and the Gintong Aklat Award. He teaches Creative Writing and Panitikan and is currently the director of AILAP (Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices).
Derain, Allan N., "Tao at Tauhan sa Kwento" (2020). Magisterial Lectures. 18.