Cover art Samantha Gonzales
The first version of this article referred to the Philippine High School for the Arts as Makiling High School for the Arts. It also stated that Mr. Pete Lacaba was imprisoned because of his poem. He was, in fact, linked to subversive acts. These errors have been corrected.
The Aparador ni Quijano de Manila exhibit can be viewed at the Pasilyo Victorio Edades, fourth floor of the CCP this May. Ms. Dalena is working on showing Dahling Nick (1995) at more schools, starting with the Far Eastern University (FEU) and the University of Santo Thomas (UST), which lended their own collection of Mr. Joaquin’s books and memorabilia for the shooting of the film.
The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic, a collection of Mr. Joaquin’s stories, has been published by Penguin Classics last month, bringing his tales to a wider audience outside of the Philippines.