Author/Editor: Merlinda Bobis
Merlinda Carullo Bobis is a contemporary Philippine Australian writer and academic. She was born in Legazpi City in the Philippines province of Albay, and attended Bicol University High School then completed her BA at Aquinas University in Legazpi City. She holds post-graduate degrees from the University of St. Thomas and University of Wollongong, and now lives in Australia. She has written in various genres in Filipino and English, and her work integrates elements of the traditional culture of the Philippines with modern immigrant experiences.
Banana Heart Summer, 2006 Gintong Aklat Award (Golden Book Award) Philippines
2000 Winner, National Book Award (fiction), Manila Critics Circle, Philippines
Summer Was A Fast Train Without Terminals: 1999 Shortlist, Age Book of the Year Award
White Turtle: 2000 Co-winner, Steele Rudd Award
White Turtle: 2000 Winner, National Book Award (fiction), Manila Critics Circle
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