Dean Francis Alfar
Bewildering Stories biography
Dean Francis Alfar’s short fiction has appeared both in his native Philippines as well as in international publications, including Strange Horizons, Rabid Transit, the Apex Book of World SF, Exotic Gothic and The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.
His writing awards include ten Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature — including the Grand Prize for Novel for Salamanca (Ateneo Press, 2006) — and the Manila Critics’ Circle National Book Award for the graphic novels Siglo: Freedom and Siglo: Passion. His first collection of fiction is The Kite of Stars and Other Stories (Anvil 2008).
He is an advocate of the literature of the fantastic, publishing the annual Philippine Speculative Fiction series. He lives in Manila with his wife Nikki and their daughters Sage and Rowan.
Copyright © 2006, 2012 by Dean Francis Alfar