Miguel Syjuco is a Filipino writer from Iloilo, and is the son of Augusto Syjuco Jr., the current representative of the second district of Iloilo. His first novel, Ilustrado, won the 2008 Palanca Awards Grand Prize for the Novel in English, the 2008 Man Asian Literary Prize and the 2010 QWF Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. In this lecture, Syjuco reads a couple of fragments from his first novel, Illustrado.
Syjuco, Miguel, "John Fowles Literary Forum: Miguel Syjuco" (2013). Writers on Writing. 1.