Danton Remoto
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Male matters
by Danton Remoto - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Yes, we’ve heard what’s wrong with the Pinoy male.
Filipino, Filipina or Filipinx?
by Danton Remoto - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Atempest in a teapot has been brewing among Filipino-American and Philippine-based academics on the use of Filipinx.
Intimations of mortality?
by Danton Remoto - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Zadie Smith is one of the brightest stars in the British literary firmament today.
Gilda Cordero Fernando, writer
by Danton Remoto - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
I first read Gilda Cordero Fernando’s book called The Butcher, The Baker, and The Candlestick Maker while on Holy Week break in my parents’ hometown of Oas, Albay. It was the summer of 1982, the year...
The typhoon?
by Danton Remoto - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Typhoon Yoling travelled at a dizzying 200 kilometers per hour. In its wake came a tail of fierce and terrible winds.
Ishiguro’s 20th century evening
by Danton Remoto - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
I finally picked up from Kinokuniya bookstore Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nobel Prize for Literature lecture published by Faber and Faber. Called “My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs,”...
The heart of the exile
by Danton Remoto - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The Penguin Book of Migration Literature edited by Dohra Ahmad is the first anthology of its kind.
The heart of the exile
by Danton Remoto - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The Penguin Book of Migration Literature edited by Dohra Ahmad is the first anthology of its kind.
Lessons from the pandemic
by Danton Remoto - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
I left the Philippines a few hours before one of the world’s longest lockdowns began.
The foreign student
by Danton Remoto - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Being a foreign student in the United Kingdom meant living on the proverbial shoestring.
Love’s wreckage
by Danton Remoto - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Noelle Q. De Jesus’ first book, Blood: Collected Stories (Ethos Books, Singapore) won the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for the Short Story.
Gay pride and prejudice
by Danton Remoto - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The month just past was Pride Month for the members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex plus communities.
Riverrun redux
by Danton Remoto - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
Iam continuing the Q and A that the international press has been asking me about my novel, Riverrun, which will be published by Penguin Books South East Asia this month.
‘Riverrun’ goes global
by Danton Remoto - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
My novel, ‘Riverrun,’ is now being printed by Penguin South East Asia.
The novelist who began a revolution
by Danton Remoto - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
June 19 was the 159th birthday of our national hero Jose Rizal.
Love of country
by Danton Remoto - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
It has its deep roots sunk many years ago.
The fangs of the anti-terrorism bill
by Danton Remoto - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The country is convulsed by sentiments pro and against the Anti-Terrorism Bill.
On Thailand’s Boys’ Love series
by Danton Remoto - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
A fortnight ago, publisher and writer Jun Matias asked writer Juan Miguel Severo and I to join his ‘Lock and Roll’ Facebook discussion on Boys’ Love, or the BL series.
Nora of Iriga
by Danton Remoto - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
In honor of film and TV actress Nora Aunor’s birthday last May 21, I would like to print here an essay from my book, Ranga: Works from Bikol, published by the Ateneo de Naga University Press last year.
by Danton Remoto - May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
It has been said that a mother’s hands shape the world. From cradle to college and even long afterward, a mother nags, laughs, cries, and goads you to be not just what you are but what you can be.
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