Fully Booked has announced the long-awaited book compilation of the winning entries from the 1st Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards. The anthology, titled Expeditions, will be launched by the end of November at Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street, together with the awarding ceremony of the 2nd Philippine Graphic/Fiction competition, with Neil Gaiman as co-presentor.
The full details of the 2007 Alex Niño Prize for Comics and the Gregorio Brillantes Prize for Prose can be found here. Download the rules and the entry form. The deadline for all entries is October 31.
The book will compose of two parts: Prose Fiction and Comics. Expeditions Fiction features the winning stories "The God Equation" by Michael Co, "A Strange Map of Time" by yours truly, "The Great Philippine Space Mission" by Philbert Dy, "The Omega Project" by Kim Marquez, and "Atha" by Michael Atienza, as well as selected short listed works. Expeditions Comics will showcase the winning "The Sad, Mad, Incredible But True Adventures of Hika Girl" by Clara Lala Gallardo and Maria Gallardo, "Splat" by Manuel Abrera, "Dusk" by Rommel Joson, and "Defiant: The Battle of Mactan" by Juan Paolo Ferrer and Chester Ocampo, along with selected short-listed entries.
The foreword is written by Neil Gaiman, with cover art by Leinil Francis Yu. Details on the book launch will be announced soon.
In the meantimes, let's enjoy once again the video they made from last year's awarding ceremonies at Rockwell...