has always experimented with different storytelling voices both in English and in Filipino. She has written different genres as well starting with essays and short story fiction, but for some years now, she has focused on playwriting. She is a Carlos Palanca Memorial Award winner for “Time Waits” and second place for “Teroristang Labandera.”She has published under NCCA’s Ubod Writers Series in 2005 for “Fate’s Line.” “Dragon Blood” published in “Stage Presence: The Philippine PEN Anthology of Drama,” UST Publishing in 2008. And “Teroristang Labandera” in “Virgin Labfest 2005-2008: Unang Antolohiya” published by Cultural Center of the Philippines in 2009.
First Place Palanca Award (2007)
Time Waits follows the heart of Ahlee who secretly loves a younger man, Carl. She has a twin Abeey, who in a freak day, one of them can stop time and the other is in real-time.
Time Waits won first place in the 57th Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2007. Women of age are on centerstage with ripe emotions neither heroine nor villain. Time Waits plays on the themes of love and opportunity, of repressed feelings, and respectability.
Winner. 10th Cardinal Sin Catholic Book Awards, 2016 – Youth and Children Category
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