Angelo R. Lacuesta


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Cebu City, Philippines
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Amado Angelo Rodriguez Lacuesta (a.k.a. Sarge Lacuesta) is a Filipino writer, and winner of several awards for his short stories, including the Philippine Graphic Award, the Palanca Memorial Award and the NVM Gonzalez Awards.

Lacuesta was born in 1970 in Cebu City. He was educated at the Ateneo de Manila University and the University of the Philippines, and graduated from the latter with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.

He attended the Writers' Workshops at the University of the Philippines and Siliman University as a fellow for English Poetry. For his short fiction, he has received honors from the Philippine Graphic Awards for Fiction and the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

After giving up his medical studies at the Univer
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“In dreams there are only half-discoveries. In dreams we expect to be tricked and are constantly jumpy, awaiting the strange twist or the inevitable fall. In the event of the latter, even a peaceful death is denied us, and we are awake, sweaty and eyeballs still moving. As we spend the first waking moments trying desperately to remember our dream lives or wondering if a death in dreams provokes our real deaths, everything is soon forgotten and we move and live in the natural world.”
Angelo R. Lacuesta, White Elephants: Stories

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