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Daryll Delgado

Portrait of writer Daryll Delgado

Daryll Delgado

Daryll Delgado’s first book, After the Body Displaces Water (USTPH, 2012), won the thirty-second Manila Critics Circle/Philippines National Book Award for best book of short fiction in English, and was a finalist for the 2013 Madrigal-Gonzales First Book Award. She also received a Philippines Free Press award for her fiction in 2010. She has received writing residencies in Australia, Spain, and the Philippines and holds degrees in journalism and comparative literature from the University of the Philippines (Diliman). She has taught in the University of the Philippines, Ateneo De Manila University, and Miriam College. She presently works for an international labor rights NGO, where she heads the research and stakeholder engagement programs for Southeast Asia and writes global reports on labor issues. She was born and raised in Tacloban City but resides in Quezon City with her husband (and former college paper editor), William. The novel Remains (Ateneo de Naga University Press, 2019) is Daryll’s second book.

Articles by Daryll Delgado

from “Remains”
By Daryll Delgado
Coconut trees, palm fronds gone. Decapitated.