Category 7Qs

7 Questions with OMF Literature C.O.O. Aleks Tan

Aleks Tan is the Chief Operating Officer of OMF Literature, the leading publisher, importer-exporter, and distributor of evangelical Christian literature in the Philippines. 1. OMF Literature, as a publisher and book store, caters to (and dominates) a specific market i.e. the Christian sector. What is the secret formula behind your growth and dominance? There is a secret […]

7 Questions with Illustrator John Mike Lu

John Mike Lu is a freelance illustrator and keeps a day job in their family business. Some of his works include Super Devos under OMF Literature and Cadre Classified by Polyhedron Comics. You can visit his Deviant Art page here for inquiries, rates and commissioned work. 1. Do you have any special techniques or unique habits as […]

7 Questions with Children’s Book Author Annie Lumbao

Annie Dennise Lumbao took up Creative Writing at the College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman. She shifted to College of Fine Arts where she majored in Visual Communication and graduated with honors. But That Won’t Wake Me Up is her first children’s book written with her daughter Anelka and illustrated by Liza Flores. It won […]

7 Questions with Palanca Winner Alwin Aguirre

Alwin Aguirre has won a Palanca award in  1999 (Dalantao, Short Story in Filipino),  2000 (Desaparecidos, Future Fiction in Filipino) and 2002 (Semi-Kalbo, Future Fiction in Filipino). Alwin holds a degree in Communication Research and Masters in Philippine Studies (Philippine Literature and Women’s Studies) from the University of the Philippines, Diliman where he is also a professor. He is a recipient […]

7 Questions with Chick-Lit Author Chinggay Labrador

Chinggay Labrador is the author of the best-selling Popped trilogy, a chick-lit series about Korean pop “K-Pop” culture. Instead of the usual online questionnaire, here’s a video interview during her autograph-signing event. Enjoy!

7 Questions with Author/Poet Justine Camacho-Tajonera

Justine Camacho-Tajonera hails from Cebu City, Philippines. Despite starting a corporate career in telecommunications, she pursued an M.A. in English Literature to keep her close to her first love of writing. Her poetry is published in several anthologies and local publications. She also has two books released: Artemis Lets Go, a novel, and Gift: Poems, her first collection […]

7 Questions with Chick-Lit Author Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra is a best-selling author and indie publishing advocate. She writes light romance/chick lit/new adult fiction (My Imaginary Ex, Fairy Tale Fail, No Strings Attached, Love Your Frenemies, Interim Goddess of Love and That Kind of Guy). She is also an editor, communications consultant, wife and mother. Visit her site at minavesguerra.com. 1. From the […]

7 Questions with Romance Novelist Edith Joaquin

Edith Joaquin is the pen-name of Georgette Gonzales. She writes romance novels in Filipino and has a total of 16 books in publication with 11 yet to be released under Bookware Publishing Inc. You can find out more about Edith in her Facebook page. 1. You mostly write love stories. Where do you get your […]