Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Biography : Alejandro Reyes Roces

Name : Alejandro Reyes Roces
Birth Date : July 13, 1924
Field in Literature : Fictionist, Essayist
Parents : Rafael Roces and Inocencia Reyes
Spouse : Irene Viola

Educational Background
Elementary : Ateneo de Manila
Secondary : Ateneo de Manila
College : State University of Arizona (degree in Fine Arts)
Masters Degree: Far Eastern University (Masters in Fine Arts)
Doctorate Degree : Conferred by Tokyo University and Polytechnic University

Work Experience
- Head and dean of the Institute of Arts and Sciences
- captain in Marking Guerillas
- former president of Manila Bulletin
- runs a column in Philippine Star
- formerly ran a column in the Manila Chronicle and Manila Times

- won literary contest at the State University of Arizona for the piece
"We Filipinos are Mild Drinkers"
- won second prize in a nationwide short story writing contest sponsored by the
Writer's Digest
- best writer of humor stories because of his funny short story collection
- received the Rizal Pro Patria Award
_ received the Patnubay ng Sining at Kalinangan Award in 1970
- received the Diwa ng Lahi Award in 1988
- received several awards from the Republic of Germany, Spain, Mexico,
Indonesia,Malaysia,Thailand, and Republic of China
- In 1990 he received the Tanging Parangal of the Gawad CCP Para sa Sining
- In 1948 and 1951 two of his short stories were included in the list of
Martha Foley's Best Stories of the year

Thank you

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