Reynaldo A. Duque

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Reynaldo A. Duque
Born October 29, 1945 (1945-10-29)
Bagani Ubbog, Candon, Ilocos Sur, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Died April 8, 2013(2013-04-08) (aged 67)
Other names RAD, Rey
Occupation Novelist, poet, fiction writer. journalist
Known for Angkel Sam, Centerly, Manong!

Reynaldo A. Duque (October 29, 1945–April 8, 2013) was a multilingual Ilocano writer (he writes in Ilocano, Filipino, and English), is the former editor-in-chief of Liwayway magazine, the leading Filipino (Tagalog) weekly magazine in the Philippines.[1] He is a fictionist, novelist, poet, playwright, radio/TV/movie scriptwriter, editor, and translator.[2]

A multi-awarded author, among his numerous literary decorations is the Palanca Hall of Fame Award bestowed on him in 2003 for having won five first prizes in the prestigious Palanca Awards. He is also first prize winner in Filipino Epic in the 1998 Centennial Literary Awards sponsored by the Philippine Government.

He is a native of Bagani Ubbog, Candon, Ilocos Sur.