Featured Filipino Author: F Sionil Jose

As an artist, he incorporates the devastating knowledge of his probable ineffectuality with his refusal to cease, prodding the social conscience of his countrymen. ‘I want to be a mirror or a witness to my time,’ he writes, ‘and in so being, I also hope I am expressing the view of those millions who have no voice.’ Moreover, José believes, as one of his characters says, ‘We die when we stop being angry.’ – The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

For additional information visit his official website: F. Sionil Jose

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~ by reymos on May 24, 2016.

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