1957 Palanca Awards

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The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1957 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).

English Division[edit]

Short Story

  • First Prize: "High Into Morning" by Juan C. Tuvera
  • Second Prize: "The Treasures" by Rony V. Diaz
  • Third Prize: "Sunburn" by Gilda Cordero Fernando

One-Act Play

  • First Prize: "Play the Judas" by Jesus T. Peralta
  • Second Prize: "The Dancers" by Alberto S. Florentino Jr.
  • Third Prize: "The Efficiency Expert" by Isabel Taylor Escoda

Filipino (Tagalog) Division[edit]

Short Story in Filipino

  • First Prize: "Sugat ng Digma" by Pedro S. Dandan
  • Second Prize: "Punong-kahoy" by Buenaventura S. Medina Jr.
  • Third Prize: "Pag-uugat... Pagsusupling" by Eduardo B. Reyes

One-Act Play in Filipino

  • Consolation Prizes:
"Aling Poling" by Deogracias Tigno Jr.
"Baril at Kaligtasan" by Fernando L. Samonte
"Daloy ng Buhay" by Alejandro G. Abadilla and Elpidio P. Kapulong
"Kamay na Bakal" by Pablo M. Cuasay
"May Pangako ang Bukas" by Emmanuel H. Borlaza

More winners by year[edit]

References[edit]