Cecilia Manguerra Brainard

Santa Monica, CA 90405

Author's Bio

Cecilia Manguerra Brainard is the multi-award author and editor of over 14 books,including the novel, When the Rainbow Goddess Wept (Univ. of Michigan Press). Her work has been widely anthologized and translated into Finnish and Turkish. Her website is www.ceciliabrainard.com

Publications and Prizes

A La Carte Food & Fiction (co-editor)
(Anvil Publishing Inc., 2007)
, Acapulco at Sunset & Other Stories
(Anvil, 1995)
, Cecilia's Diary 1964-1968
(Anvil Publishing Inc., 2003)
, Growing Up Filipino II: More Stories for Young Adults (ed)
(PALH, 2010)
, Magdalena
(Plain View Press, 2002)
, When the Rainbow Goddess Wept
(University of Michigan Press, 1999)
, Woman With Horns and Other Stories
(New Day Publisher, 1988)
Behind the Walls Life of Convent Girls
(Anvil Publishing, Inc, 2005)
, Contemporary Fiction by Filipinos in America
(Anvil, 1998)
, Growing Up Filipino Stories for Young Adults (ed)
(PALH, 2003)
Filipinas Magazine, Philippine Graphic, Sunstar
Prizes Won: 
California Arts Council Fellowship, Brody Arts Fund, Certificate of Recognition from the California State Senate 21st District, USIS Travel Grants, Los Angeles County Special Recognition Award, Outstanding Individual Award from Cebu City, Filipinas Magazene Award

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
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Identifies as: 
Asian American
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Born in: 
Cebu City, Philippines
Raised in: 
Cebu and Manila, Philippines
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Last updated: Nov 12, 2009