Genoveva Matute

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Genoveva Edroza-Matute
Born (1915-01-13)January 13, 1915
Died March 21, 2009(2009-03-21) (aged 94)
her own bedroom, Cubao
Nickname Aling Bebang
Occupation writer
Nationality Filipino
Genre Short story
Spouse Epifanio G Matute

Genoveva Edroza-Matute (January 13, 1915 – March 21, 2009) was a Filipino author. In 1951, she was the recipient of the first ever Palanca Award for Short Story in Filipino, for her short story "Kuwento ni Mabuti", which has been cited as the most anthologized Tagalog language short-story.[1]


  1. ^ "Genoveva E. Matute, Tagalog writer; 94". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 2009-03-24. Retrieved 2009-03-27.