Winners: Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards
Children’s picture book:
But That Won’t Wake Me Up! by Annie and Anelka Lumbao and Liza Flores (Adarna House)
Fairy Tale Fail by Mina V. Esguerra
Novel in English:
Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco (Anvil)
Novel in Filipino:
Ang Huling Dalagang Bukid at ang Authobiography na Mali by Jun Cruz-Reyes (Anvil)
KikoMachine Komiks Blg6 by Manix Abrera (Visprint)
Short story anthology:
Alternative Alamat edited by Paolo Chikiamco (Rocket Kapre and Flipside)
It’s A Mens World by Bebang Siy (Anvil)
Off the Beaten Track: Tulaan sa Tren 2 (NBDB, Vibal Foundation)
Meanwhile, my ReaderCon reportage will have to wait until we get the official event photos. The day was a resounding success, thanks to all the hardworking volunteers, our event partners, and Filipino readers!
The 2nd Filipino ReaderCon was held in partnership with Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL) and National Book Development Board (NBDB), and sponsored by Scholastic, Lampara Books, McDonald’s, Flipreads, Anvil Publishing, Hachette Philippines, Amici Philippines, OMF Literature and Adarna House.