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MANILA — Ilonggo Palanca Hall of Fame awardee Peter Solis Nery is a finalist in “The Artist” category of news site rappler.com’s Do More Awards.
Nery was nominated for his contribution to the regional literature in Western Visayas.
“I have that longing for the motherland so the love for Hiligaynon grows more,” the California-based orthopedic nurse said.
Online public voting at rappler.com/domoreawards will determine the winner. To vote, just click on the nominee’s...



Dalawang bagong koleksiyon ng tula at maikling kuwento sa Hiligaynon ang handog ni Peter Solis Nery para sa mambabasa ng panitikang Hiligaynon ngayong taon. Koleksiyong tila pagmamapa ng buhay manunulat ni Nery sa larangan ng malikhaing pagsulat sa wikang nakagisnan, ang Kakunyag: Isa ka Gatus nga Sonetos Eroticos sa Hiligaynon na nagpakilala kay Nery bilang liberationist at ang Stories in a Mellifluous Language na binubuo ng 13 maikling kuwento,...



Celebrated Ilonggo writer Peter Solis Nery, who was elevated to the Hall of Fame of the Palanca Awards for Literature last year after winning his fifth first prize at the country’s most prestigious literary competition, continues his winning streak by winning yet again another first prize gold, bringing his current Palanca awards collection total to twelve.

Nery, a native of Dumangas,...



Three teachers and a nurse were named winners of the first Peter Solis Nery Prize for Literature.

Dr. Jesus Insilada, who teaches English and Literature at Alcarde Gustilo Memorial National High School in Calinog, Iloilo, won first prize in the Binalaybay sang Paghigugma [Love Poetry] category, while Early Sol Gadong, who teaches Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry at UP High School in Iloilo City, was named grand champion of the Labing Malip-ut nga Sugilanon [Very Short Story] competition....



White Memorial, Filipino orthopedic nurse Peter Solis Nery of 4North was inducted into the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Fame in an awarding ceremony held at The Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati City...



For most love stories, those that are set in the time of vacations and colorful festivals almost always seem to have that backdrop and atmosphere of a light-comic pop movie, complete with colorful costumes and the festivities of the affair.

But Gugma sa Panahon Sang Bakunawa is more than just your average love story. Writer and director Peter Solis Nery explores themes of morality, economic success, and the struggle to find the balance between the two surprisingly opposing factors...



 

HALL of Famer and 23rd Palanca awardee Peter Solis Nery unveiled four new books at a simple book launching held at Al dente Restaurant last September 4, 2012.

The books that were revealed were entitled “If the shoe fits, or the five men Imelda Marcos meets in Heaven”; “Cory, Full of Grace”, “100 Erotic Sonnets from the Hiligaynon” and the movie novelization of “Love in the Time of the Bakunawa”.

“Love at the Time of the Bakunawa” novel is the expanded...



Peter Solis Nery becomes the 23rd inductee into the 2012 Palanca Hall of Fame—an exclusive and much-sought after honor given those who have received five first prizes in the contest’s many categories. Nery is very special honoree on these three counts:

First, he is the first nurse to receive the award—although only second to 2005’s Luis P Gatmaitan, MD, to come from the medical profession;

Second, he is the first Visayan writer to receive the award for winning three golds...



LOS ANGELES-BASED Filipino orthopedic nurse Peter Solis Nery was inducted into the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Fame in an awarding ceremony held at The Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati...



ILONGGO writer-filmmaker-artist Peter Solis Nery was inducted September 1 into the elite circle of the Palanca Hall of Fame joining the country’s most brilliant names in Philippine literature.

Considered as the Philippine version of the Pulitzer Prize, the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature remains as the gold standard for writing excellence.

At least eight National Artists for Literature, including Francisco Arcellana, NVM Gonzalez, F. Sionel Jose, Nick Joaquin, Bienvenido...



ILOILO City – Joining the esteemed roster of the prestigious Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Fame this year is multi-awarded Ilonggo poet, fictionist and author Peter Solis Nery.

He clinched the prestigious distinction after winning his fifth first prize for “Punctuation” under the Poetry for Children category in this year’s contest.

Winners of this year’s Palanca Awards were honored in the annual awarding ceremonies held at The Peninsula Manila in...



When Ilonggo writer Peter Solis Nery won his first Palanca gold medal for his short story in Hiligaynon in 1998, he was delirious because every writer worth his title covets a Palanca Award, the longest-running and most prestigious literary award in the country that is often called “the Pulitzer Prize of the Philippines.”

Did he ever see himself winning five golds to join the elite circle of Filipino writers in the Palanca Hall of Fame at that time? No, his philosophy has always been,...



LOS ANGELES-BASED Filipino orthopedic nurse Peter Solis Nery was inducted into the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Fame in an awarding ceremony held at The Peninsula Manila hotel in Makati...



Lawyer Rebecca E. Khan may have spent the last eight years reading and writing in highly technical legalese, but that clearly hasn’t stifled her creativity—Khan is the first-place winner in the Short Story in English category at this year’s Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards, the country’s most prestigious literary prize.

Her winning story “In Transit” is about a contractual World Bank employee who drops everything in Washington D.C. and rushes to Manila with only the clothes on...



MANILA, Philippines – Poet and author Peter Solis Nery joined the esteemed roster of the Palanca Hall of Fame awardees last Saturday after clinching his fifth first prize at the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

Solis won his first Palanca in 1998 for his short story “Lirio,” which was written in Hiligaynon. In 2007, he again won for his Hilgaynon short story “Candido.”

In 2008, Solis won for the full-length play “The Passion of Jovita Fuentes,”...



MANILA, Philippines – Fifty-eight winners were declared in this year’s Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards, the country’s most prestigious and longest-running literary competition.

Peter Solis Nery became a Hall of Fame Awardee after copping his 5th Palanca 1st place win this year. His Punctuation placed first in the Poetry for Children category, while his Sa Mundo ng mga Kulisap came in 2nd in the Tulang Pambata category. He had previously won Palanca awards in 1998...



“Gugma sa Panahon sang Bakunawa (Love in the Time of the Bakunawa,) the full-length feature film debut of Ilonggo literary icon Peter Solis Nery will have its gala premiere screening at SM City Iloilo Cinema 3 on Wednesday, September 5 with two schedules, 4 pm to 6 pm, and 6 pm to 8 pm with tickets available for P100 at the venue.

The movie is scheduled for international screening at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore on Sunday, September 9 at 3pm as part of Singapore Portraits.

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Gugma sa Panahon sang Bakunawa is a film by Ilonggo writer and director Peter Solis Nery and is also a finalist in the First Sineng Pambansa National Film Competition of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP).

Shot in an amazing six days, this film is written, produced, and directed by award-winning writer Peter Solis Nery, with glorious cinematography by OJ Baclig and fine editing by Michael Bruner.

A loveless and struggling musician comes home to Isla Pulang Pasayan...



A homegrown love story spices up the once sleepy town of Dumangas, Iloilo and island province of Guimaras as cameras started to roll for the making of “Gugma sa Panahon sang Bakunawa (Love in the Time of the Bacunaua) – A Film by Peter Solis Nery.”

A powerhouse cast is sizzling in this upcoming major Ilonggo love story movie as the grandiose production unfurled with the major players heating up the shooting scenes...



A powerhouse cast is sizzling in an upcoming major Ilonggo love story movie.

The grandiose production of “Gugma sa Panahon sang Bakunawa (Love in the Time of the Bacunaua) – A Film by Peter Solis Nery” will unfurl in Iloilo after Holy Week with the major players heating up the shooting scenes this summer.

It’s a dramatic love story about a loveless and struggling musician Matt who comes home to Isla Pulang Pasayan...