New Gen


By Mary Angela Barlongay,

Sara Grace Fojas, and Cessa Gatmaytan

When you're in need to be in a new place, craving to experience new things, or just need a friend you can count on, there's always your shelf full of books, filled with places and magic and people and a whole lot of other stuff. When reality gets overwhelming, you can always let fiction in and reading these up-and-coming authors and their out-of-this world and relatable books that tug at your hearts will turn your day around.

Gabriela Lee

Gabriela Lee earned a Master of Arts in Literature Studies degree from the National University in Singapore. She is currently a Literature and Creative Writing professor at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. She has written stories in magazines and anthologies and her first published book, Instructions on How to Disappear: Stories, which was published last year, is a compilation of 11 short stories of different genres like fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Each story has a captivating plot with a female protagonists that leaves readers wanting more. It appeared in anthologies published by the University of the Philippines Press, Science Fiction: Filipino Fiction for Young Adults, and New Voices: An Anthology of Fiction. She has also published poetry and fiction stories in Singapore, United States, and Australia.

Queen Elly

Jenny Almocera, better known as Queen Elly by her readers, garnered thousands of followers on Facebook when she uploaded the "text serye"--Vince and Kath, a story about a couple battling the hardships that enter their relationship, including an ex who wants to come back into the picture. Because of its success, a book was published early last year, followed by the sequels Vince and Kath 2: Remember, Vince and Kath 3: Promise, and Vince and Kath 4: Walang Titibag also published in 2016. All three books were included in the National Book Store's Bestsellers for the month of December. Vince and Kath, which was told through a series of screenshots of text messages, became the inspiration for the recent MMFF film Vince and Kath and James. Queen Elly published another book titled The Wrong Send, a love story that started in a simple "I love you," which was sent to the wrong person, was published March of 2016. She continues to write stories on social media, including her newest My Love for Dora.

Andrew Drilon

Everybody loves comics and every Filipino loves kare-kare! Andrew Drilon combines his love for stories and food in his books. In Kare Kare Komiks, he illustrates his wild and colorful imagination by drawing hunter faces and apocalyptic entities, completing a collection of 20 comic stories. His other books are Bagoong Boys and Pericos Tao. Andrew is a Filipino comics creator, writer, and illustrator. He was a finalist for the 2008 Philippines' Free Press Literary Award. He is also a recipient of the Philippine Graphic/Fiction Award.

Mina Esguerra

In an age where being "just friends" is not quite enough but still enough, Mina Esguerra created the story of Lindsay and Jacob who have been "just friends" since their senior year in college in Never Just Friends. Lindsay, who secretly loves Jacob, is Jacob's best friend, the handsome, sensitive, fun, and caring star of a TV show. She's his emergency contact, her instant companion, and his trusted friend for years. They've been this way even after graduation, until one day Jacob realizes he wants her. But it has become too complicated for Lindsay. Mina is a writer of contemporary romance, young adult, and new adult novels. …

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