Rank: Professorial Lecturer

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  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature (1993) - University of the Philippines
  • M.S. English Literature (1969) - University of Santo Tomas
  • Ph.B. (1964) - University of Santo Tomas



  • Stella and Other Friendly Ghosts [Book, Main Author] – UST Publishing House (2012)
  • Six Sketches of Filipino Women Writers [Book, Main Author] – University of the Philippines (2011)
  • The Art of Understatement [Book, Main Author] – In an Anthology of English Writing from Southeast Asia, Rajeev Patke et al, eds., National Library of Singapore (2012)
  • On Books and Bookstores [Book, Main Author] – In Fairground: A Literary Feast (Festschrift for Mario Miclat), Gemino H. Abad and Alma Miclat, eds., Maningning Foundation and Erewhon Center for the Arts (2014)
  • Choosing the ‘Path of the Heart’ [Book, Main Author] – In The Renaissance Woman: A Collection of Essays in Honor of Dr. Lourdes Reyes Montinola, Manila, Far Eastern University (2013)
  • Summer Hours [Book, Main Author] – In Motherhood Statements. Ed. Rica Bolipata Santos and Cyan Abad-Hugo, Pasig: Anvil Publishing (2013)
  • The Tale of Fernando [Book, Main Author]- In Hoard of Thunder: Philippine Short Stories in English, Vol. 1 1990 – 2008. Ed. Gemino H. Abad. The University of the Philippines Press (2012)
  • Celebrating Christmas in Beirut [Book, Main Author] – In Hanggang sa Muli: Homecoming Stories for the Filipino Soul. Ed. Reni Roxas. Makati: Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing Inc. (2012)
  • The Tale of Fernando [Book, Main Author] – In Aura, Ed. J.Neil Garcia. Pasig: Anvil Publishing (2012)
  • The Tree of the Perfect Plum [Book, Main Author] – In Underground Spirit: Philippine Short Stories in English, Vol. 2 1973 – 1989. Ed. Gemino H. Abad. The University of the Philippines Press (2010)
  • Some Books Are Forever [Local Journal] - Silliman Journal, Vol. 54, No.2 (2013)