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Press Release: Three Authors Share Honorable Mention at the 2014 PBBY-Salanga Prize

The Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) awarded Honorable Mention for the 2014 PBBY-Salanga Prize to writers Michael de Guzman, for his story "Reyna Elena"; Genaro Gojo Cruz, for his story, "Gaano ba Kalayo Patungong Paaralan?"; and Susan Anne Alegro Quirante, for her story "Ang Misay sa Aming Bahay." This is not the first time de Guzman and Cruz have been awarded by the PBBY. De Guzman bagged Honorable Mention in 2003, while Cruz won Honorable Mention in 2004. This is Quirante’s first award from the PBBY. The three winners shall be awarded during the celebration of National Children’s Book Day in July 2014. For inquiries about the contest, email the PBBY Secretariat at