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Award-winning Filipina sci-fi writers to read on Women’s Month

Award-winning Filipina sci-fi writers to read on Women’s Month

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By HAZEL N. CAMBA FINDING FEMALE writers on the science fiction shelves nowadays would not even be a surprise, unlike the old times.  For the past decades, science fiction has been a male-dominated genre, with more men bagging recognizable awards like Hugo and being included in the list of “best-selling” science fiction. Today, an increasing number of women have successfully built their names in the genre, where they finally dominated Hugo awards for two consecutive years. In celebration of Women’s Month, The Flame rounds up the names of the Filipina sci-fi writers you might want to add to your "must-read" list.  1. Kristine Ong Muslim Fiction and poetry author Kristine Ong Muslim grabbed honorable mentions in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, and got nominated for the...