Creative Writing Tips by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard Contact “ Literature and history are related, but while history documents facts, literature focuses on revealing the soul of a people.”.
What makes the fiction of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard interesting is her creative use of Filipino leg- ends and her rewriting and revisiting of Philippine history. In her short stories and in her first novel, Song of Yvonne, which was republished in the United States as When the Rainbow Goddess Wept.
Examine the life, times, and work of Cecilia Manguerra Brainard through detailed author biographies on eNotes. Brainard has reminded American readers of how Filipinos earned their independence.
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Ms. Brainard is a Filipina writer based in California. She was born in Cebu, Philippines, attended St. Theresa's College in Cebu and in San Marcelino, Manila. She went to Maryknoll College, graduating with a degree in Communications Arts.
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Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, is a multi-awarded author and editor who works as a free lance writer and teaches creative writing at the Writers Program at UCLA-Extension. Some of her noted works include Out of Cebu: Essays and Personal Prose, Magdalena, Vigan and Other Stories and the internationally acclaimed novel When the Rainbow Goddess Wept among others.
CEBU-BORN Cecilia “Baby” Manguerra-Brainard is no stranger to the written word, having authored more than 20 books, i.e., short stories novels and essays in her literary life. Married to American lawyer Lauren Brainard, she has made California her home all these years, but keeps warm ties with her hometown—Cebu!
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Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's collection of personal essays, Philippine Woman in America, reveals as much about her development as a writer as it does about her ideas and opinions. The early essays alternate between somewhat cloying reminiscence and a combative defense of her Fili-pino-ness.
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Edited by Cecilia Brainard Anvil, 2012, softcover, 168 pages, ISBN 9789712727115 Available in Kindle. “This is another outstanding book by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Profoundly Marian and beautifully written by the contributors as these are their personal experiences! To our fellow devotees and would-be devotees of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Out of Cebu collects 28 essays by award-winning author, Cecilia Manguerra Brainard. Many of the essays are about Cebu, Philippines: its history, the places to see in this southern Philippine city, her experiences growing there, and colorful accounts about her mother's family, the Cuencos, a powerful political family in Cebu and the Philippines.
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard's recent novel is The Newspaper Widow, a literary mystery set in the Philippines in 1909 during the early years of the United State's colonial empire in Asia. Brainard is the author of two other novels: When the Rainbow Goddess Wept and Magdalena.
Cecilia Brainard, also known as Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, is the author and editor of 20 books, including the novels, When the Rainbow Goddess Wept, Magdalena, and The Newspaper Widow. Her other books include short story collections, and collections of essays. She has edited a number of books, including Growing Up Filipino I and II.Cecilia Manguerra Brainard Cecilia Manguerra Brainard is the award-winning author of 10 books, including When the Rainbow Goddess Wept, The Newspaper Widow, Magdalena, Vigan and Other Stories, and Out of Cebu: Essays and Personal Prose. She edited four books, co-edited six books, and co-authored a novel, Angelica's Daughters.Such a crowd could only be attained by celebrated Cebuano writer Cecilia “Baby” Manguerra Brainard with her ninth title, “Out of Cebu—Essays and Personal Prose.” May 24, 2020 Trending.