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Dean Francis Alfar

Legal name:  Alfar, Dean Francis

Birth place:  Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Birth date:  2 January 1969

Language:  English

Bibliographic comments:  See also under Asia-specific anthologies.

Biographic comments:  

Collections

The Kite of Stars and Other Stories

2007

Library edition: December 2012

Flipside

ISBN 0-671-83601-3

Digital

No cover price

Notes:

Fiction: Terminós  //  The Kite of Stars (L'Aquilone du Estrellas)  //  Saturdays with Fray Villalobos  //  The Maiden and

the Crocodile  //  Dragon Eyes  //  How Rosang Taba Won a Race  //  An Excerpt from "Princes of the Sultanate"

(Ghazali: 1902); Annotated by Omar Jamad Maududi, MLS, HOL, JMS  //  The Middle Prince  //  The New Daughter  //  

Into the Morning  //  In the Dim Plane  //  Six from Downtown  //  Four-Letter Words  //  (push)  //  MaMachine  //  Hollow

Girl: A Romance

How to Traverse Terra Incognita

2012

Library edition: August 2012, 1st edition

Flipside

ISBN 978-971-9951-12-4

Digital

No cover price

Notes:

Fiction: Simon's Replica  //  Fallow's Flight  //  In the City of a Thousand Gods  //  Strange Weather  //  Ghosts of Wan

Chai  //  Securing Doors from Fathers  //  Survey of Artifacts Found Aboard the Malaya  //  Packing for the Moon  //  

Bruhita  //  Poor, Poor Luisa  //  Azamgal  //  Escape  //  East of the Sun  //  Ever, After  //  Messiah  //  The Many Loves

of Ramil Alonzo  //  Remembrance  //  The Face  //  Sunboy  //  The Fortune-Teller's Beautiful Daughter  //  An Excerpt

from A Door Opens: the Beginning of the Fall of the Ispancialo-in-Hinirang (Emprensa Press: 2007) by Salahuddin

Alonto, Annotated by Omar Jamad Maududi, MLS, HOL, JMS

A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila

2015

Library edition: September 2015, 1st edition

Anvil Publishing

ISBN 978-971-27-3150-1

Trade paperback, 175 pages

₱350

Notes:

  •  Each story is illustrated by Andrew Drilon.

  •  Contains both genre and non-genre fiction.

Fiction: A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila  //  Ohkti  //  The New Daughter  //  Things  //  Godfathers  //  Notes on an

Ascent  //  The Girl with the Gun  //  Float  //  Brother Sister  //  Steps  //  City Crossing //  Dai Vidas du'l Grandu

Investigadores: El Caso du'l Toro Perduto (From the Lives of the Great Detectives: The Case of the Missing Bull)  //  

Gloves & Goggles  //  Jianghu  //  This Is the Story

Stars in Jars: Strange and Fantastic Stories

with Sage Alfar

2017

<  March 2017, 1st edition

Adarna House

ISBN 978-971-508-713-1

Trade paperback, 68 pages

₱199.00

Notes:

Fiction: undetermined