1958 Palanca Awards

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The Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature winners in the year 1958 (rank, title of winning entry, name of author).

English Division[edit]

Short Story

  • First Prize: "La Vidal" by Nick Joaquin
  • Second Prize: "Lilies of Yesterday" by Lilia Pablo Amansec
  • Third Prize: "The Dwarf Pinetree" by Florencio Garcia

One-Act Play

  • First Prize: "Versions of the Dawn" by Azucena Grajo Uranza
  • Second Prize: "Legend of the Filipino Guitar" by Wilfrido D. Nolledo
  • Third Prize: "Justice is But a Seeming" by S.R. Sievert

Filipino (Tagalog) Division[edit]

Short Story in Filipino

  • First Prize: "Ang Mangingisda" by Ponciano B. Pineda
  • Second Prize: "Mahaba ang Daang Bakal" by Simplicio Bisa
  • Third Prize: "Lakas" by Pedro S. Dandan

One-Act Play in Filipino

  • First Prize: "Muntinlupa" by Amado V. Hernandez
  • Second Prize: "Kamatayan sa Loob ng Isang Kuta" by Fernando L. Samonte
  • Third Prize: "Bahid ng Dugo sa Mukha ng Buwan" by Pedro S. Dandan

More winners by year[edit]