1951 Palanca Awards

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The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1951 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author). Open only in English and Tagalog Short Story, these are the first recipient winners of the Awards.

English Division[edit]

Short Story

  • First Prize: "Clay" by Juan T. Gatbonton
  • Second Prize: "The Flowers of May" by Francisco Arcellana
  • Third Prize: "The Black Monkey" by Edith L. Tiempo

Filipino (Tagalog) Division[edit]

Short Story in Filipino

  • First Prize: "Kuwento ni Mabuti" by Genoveva Edroza Matute
  • Second Prize: "Mabangis na Kamay, Maamong Kamay" by Pedro S. Dandan
  • Third Prize: "Planeta, Buwan at mga Bituin" by Elpidio P. Kapulong