Book Tallk with Gina Apostol, award-winning author from Leyte now based in New York, USA. (Photo by Ronald O. Reyes)

TACLOBAN CITY-Acclaimed Filipino novelist Gina Apostol, who is now based in New York, USA, talked about her latest book “Insurrecto” with fellow authors and students at the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban Campus (UPVTC) in Tacloban City, August 10.
The event was part of the August edition of “Harampang” organized by KATIG Writers Network, Inc. and UP Runggiyan, in cooperation with the UPVTC Leyte Samar Heritage Center.
A graduate from the University of the Philippines Diliman, Apostol earned her Master’s degree in creative writing at the Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.
Her other award-winning novels are “Bibliolepsy,” “The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata,” and “Gun Dealers’ Daughter.”
She teaches at the Fieldston School in New York City. Apostol is a native of Barugo, Leyte. (RONALD O. REYES)