Jessica Zafra


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Jessica Zafra (born 1965) is a fiction writer, columnist, editor, publisher and former television and radio show host. She is known for her sharp and witty writing style. Her most popular books are the Twisted series, a collection of her essays as a columnist for newspaper Today (now Manila Standard Today), as well as from her time as editor and publisher of the magazine Flip. She currently writes a weekly column for The Philippine Star which is called, Emotional Weather Report. She resides in Metro Manila, Philippines, where she is working on her first novel. She also managed the Eraserheads during the 90's.

Her work often are about current events (both Philippine and international), tennis, movies, music, cats, books, technology and her pe
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The Ordinary Nurses of Halloween: a short story set in Malate, Manila in the 1990s

The trouble with the good times is that while they’re happening, we do not know that they are the good times. They may even seem terrible. To acknowledge that they are the good times is to curse the rest of our lives: they will not be as fun, it’s all downhill from here. Time is […]
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Average rating: 3.92 · 5,480 ratings · 208 reviews · 29 distinct worksSimilar authors
Twisted

4.06 avg rating — 1,401 ratings — published 1995 — 2 editions
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Womenagerie and Other Tales...

4.08 avg rating — 572 ratings2 editions
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Twisted II: Spawn of the Tw...

3.95 avg rating — 300 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Twisted 6

3.91 avg rating — 289 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Tw7sted

3.94 avg rating — 275 ratings — published 2005
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Manananggal Terrorizes Mani...

3.94 avg rating — 241 ratings2 editions
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The 500 People You Meet in ...

3.87 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2006
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Twisted V

3.76 avg rating — 234 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Book IV: The Twisted Menace

3.95 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 1999
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Planet of the Twisted

3.85 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Twisted Twisted II: Spawn of the Tw... Planet of the Twisted Book IV: The Twisted Menace Twisted V Twisted 6 Tw7sted
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“I'd rather be a bitch than a doormat.”
Jessica Zafra

“You can not make someone love you. You can not be thin enough or white enough or famous enough. The choice is entirely the other person's. Then again, you might try hypnosis.”
Jessica Zafra, Chicken Pox for the Soul

“People who read books in public places are regarded with suspicion because they appear self-sufficient. When you seem self-sufficient, other people think that you think you're better than them, and they get resentful.”
Jessica Zafra, Chicken Pox for the Soul

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