Miguel Syjuco

Miguel Syjuco


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Miguel Syjuco earned a master’s degree from Columbia University and is completing his PhD at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He received the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize and the Philippines’ highest literary honor, the Palanca Award, for the unpublished manuscript of Ilustrado. Born in 1976 into a political family in Manila, Syjuco left the Philippines to become a writer. He currently lives in Montreal with his girlfriend and their two cats.

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Ilustrado

3.41 avg rating — 2,078 ratings — published 2008 — 38 editions
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“It kills me how these days everyone has clinical justification for their strangeness.”
Miguel Syjuco, Ilustrado

“...guilt is often assumed before innocence can be proven.”
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“Angst is not the human condition, it’s the purgatory between what we have and what we want but can’t get.”
Miguel Syjuco, Ilustrado



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