Jose “Butch” Dalisay Jr.

Jose “Butch” Dalisay Jr.

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Jose Dalisay Jr. (or Butch Dalisay to the readers of his “Penman” column in the Philippine Star) has published over 40 books of fiction and nonfiction, for which he has won many awards, including the TOYM, Palanca Hall of Fame, and CCP Centennial Honors List awards. In 2008, his second novel, Soledad’s Sister, was shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in Hong Kong. He retired in 2019 as Full Professor and Vice President for Public Affairs at the University of the Philippines, and is now Professor Emeritus. He was the past chairman of the Filipino Copyright Licensing Society or FILCOLS. In 2021, he was nominated for the National Artist Award for Literature.

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