A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila and Other Stories

A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila and Other Stories

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Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Anvil Publishing, Inc.
Publication Year: 2015
Length: 151
ASIN: B018RT236Y
ISBN: 9789712731983

A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila is a map to the worlds of award-winning fictionist Dean Francis Alfar’s imagination. The real and the unreal intersect in these fifteen stories of fantasy, science fiction, and horror and celebrate the wonder of speculative fiction.

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A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila is a map to the worlds of award-winning fictionist Dean Francis Alfar’s imagination. The real and the unreal intersect in these fifteen stories of fantasy, science fiction, and horror and celebrate the wonder of speculative fiction.

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Dean Francis Alfar

Dean Francis Alfar is novelist and writer of speculative fiction. His fiction has been published and anthologized both in his native Philippines and abroad (Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit, The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, The Apex Book of World SF, and the Exotic Gothic series among others).

His books include the novel Salamanca, short fiction collections The Kite of Stars and Other Stories and How to Traverse Terra Incognita, and the children’s book How Rosang Taba Won A Race. His work as an anthologist includes volumes of the Philippine Speculative Fiction annuals, as well as the forthcoming Horror: Filipino Fiction for Young Adults and The Farthest Shore: Fantasy from the Philippines.

His literary awards include ten Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, including the Grand Prize for Novel for Salamanca, as well as the Manila Critics’ Circle National Book Awards for the graphic novels Siglo: Freedom and Siglo: Passion, the Philippines Free Press Literary Award, and the Gintong Aklat Award. He was a fellow at the 1992 Dumaguete National Writers Workshop as well as the 20th and 48th UP National Writers Workshop.

Dean lives in Manila with his wife, award-winning fictionist Nikki Alfar and their daughters Sage and Rowan. He is currently working on his third collection of short fiction.

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