Reynaldo A. Duque
|Reynaldo A. Duque|
|Born||October 29, 1945
Bagani Ubbog, Candon, Ilocos Sur, Commonwealth of the Philippines
|Died||April 8, 2013(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. He is a fictionist, novelist, poet, playwright, radio/TV/movie scriptwriter, editor, and translator.
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.
- Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Writing Grants
- Palanca Awards
- Talaang Ginto-Gantimpalang Collantes
- Centennial Literary Awards
- Pedro Bucaneg Award
- Gov. Roque Ablan Awards for Iloko Literature (GRAAFIL)