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Yvette has written for different publications on a variety of topics from personalities to food to finance. Her fiction has garnered Don Carlos Palanca and Philippine Graphic/Fiction awards. She has also appeared on TV magazine shows whose topic deal with myths, urban legends, the paranormal, and food. She has just recently published Waking the Dead, her first book of short fiction, under Anvil Publishing. She loves steak.


Favorite Genres::
Horror, Mystery


Currently Reading

Bad Trips: A sometimes terrifying, sometimes hilarious collection of writing on the perils of the road by Keith Fraser

Body of Work


Waking the Dead and Other Stories, Anvil Publishing, 2009


White Meat, Uno, Jan-Feb 2009

The Bridge, Story Philippines, Jan 2009

Her Room was Her Temple, The Philippines Free Press, 2008

Seek Ye Whore, Rogue, July 2008

Waking the Dead, Sunday Inquirer, July 27, 2008

Daddy, Philippines Free Press, 2007

Boss, Ex?, Rogue, 2007

Delivering the Goods, Manila Times


A Time for Dragons, Anvil Publishing, 2009

Kulog, Night Monkeys, Tahanan Publishing, 2008

Sidhi, Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. III, 2007

The Child Abandoned, Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. II, 2006

Loop, Sleepless in Manila, Milflores Publishing

Fade to Nothing, Future Shock, Siliman University

Samples of Work

Interviews / News

Q&A with Palanca Awardee Yvette Tan
By Lou Albano
October 8, 2009

Uno Magazine Guest Editor
October 2009

10 Questions on 10 Stories: Yvette Tan
By Paolo Chikiamco
Rocket Kapre
September 11, 2009

Women on Top
By the Uno Staff
Uno magazine
June 2009

The Morbid Mind of Award-winning Yvette Tan
By Joelle Jacinto
Go! Mag
June 2009

Her Dark Side
By Ruel S. De Vera
Philippine Daily Inquirer
January 18, 2009

Rock Ed Radio: Nightmare Before Christmas
NU 107
December 21, 2008

Scream Queen
By Vanni de Sequiera
Fully Booked Zine
October 2008

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