Alternative Alamat: Table of Contents

Posted by Paolo Chikiamco On October - 13 - 2011

It gives me great pleasure to finally be able to announce the table of contents of our first commercial anthology “Alternative Alamat: Stories Inspired by Philippine Mythology”. It’s been a long road, but I’ve enjoyed every step of the way. The book will be digital-only for now, and will be published in cooperation with Flipside Digital before the end of the year. I’ll be releasing more information about the anthology in the coming weeks.

“Ana’s Little Pawnshop on Makiling St.” by Eliza Victoria

“Harinuo’s Love Song” by Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

“The Last Full Show” by Budjette Tan

“The Alipin’s Tale” by Raymond G. Falgui

“Keeper of My Sky” by Timothy James Dimacali

“Conquering Makiling” by Mo Francisco

“The Sorceress Queen” by Raissa Rivera Falgui

“Beneath The Acacia” by Celestine Trinidad

“Offerings to Aman Sinaya” by Andrei Tupaz

“Balat, Buwan, Ngalan” by David Hontiveros

“A Door Opens:  The Beginning of the Fall of the Ispancialo-in-Hinirang” by Dean Alfar

Appendix A: A Few Notable Philippine Deities

Appendix B: Interview with Professor Herminia Meñez Coben

Appendix C: Interview with Professor Fernando N. Zialcita

Appendix D: On Researching Philippine Mythology

Cover and interior artwork by Mervin Malonzo

3 Responses to “Alternative Alamat: Table of Contents”

  1. [...] news from Paolo Chikiamco of Rocket Kapre! It gives me great pleasure to finally be able to announce the table of contents of our first [...]

  2. TJ Dimacali says:

    Yey, thanks! :D

  3. [...] Eh, sorry again for the self-mention, but part of the reason I put up Rocket Kapre in the first place was to fill in perceived gaps in the local scene, so RK plays an important role. As a blog, we profile Filipino creators, post news of interest to Philippine genre fans, provide resources about Philippine mythology, and give in-depth reviews of both prose and comics. As an independent publisher, we’ve come out with two issues of Usok, a charity anthology called “Ruin and Resolve“, and, later this year, an anthology of stories inspired by Philippine mythology, called “Alternative Alamat“. [...]

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