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Allan Lopez

Agent: TheWritersBloc, Inc.
227 Sapphire St.,, Country Homes Subd., Pulang Lupa 2
Las Pinas City, Philippines


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Allan B. Lopez, playwright, poet and fictionist, graduated from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, with a BA in Speech Communication. A fellow for drama in the 38th and the 45th UP National Writers Workshop, Lopez has won four Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for his dramatic work, and his plays have been staged in various venues and laboratory festivals (CCP, UPLB, DLSU-CSB, among others).

He is an active member of the playwrights group The Writersbloc, Inc. and co-moderates an online group of writers called Guniguni: The Absent Muse. He is also the webmaster of the Writersbloc website ( and is an occasional blogger (

His fiction, non-fiction and poetry in both English and Filipino have been published in local newspapers and magazines like The Philippine Star, The Philippine Graphic and Liwayway Magazine. His play “Anatomiya ng Pag-Ibig” appears in the anthology Ang Aklat Likhaan ng Dula 1997-2003 edited by Rene Villanueva & Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera, Jr. A personal anthology of his works for the stage is forthcoming.

Interests: drama, performance arts, fiction, poetry

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • excerpts from Something Happened (originally "May Kakatwang Nangyari")