• Picador
Ilustrado - Miguel SyjucoSee larger image
See Hi-Res Jpeg image
See Hi-Res Tif image

email/print EmailPrint

Ilustrado




Listen: Miguel Syjuco on The Leonard Lopate (Duration: 17:36)
Loading the player ...
Book Buy
Ebook Ebook 
    
Share this book with friends through your favorite social networking site. Share:           Bookmark and Share
Add this title to your virtual bookshelves at any of these book community sites. Shelve:             
sign up to get updates about this author
add this book's widget
to your site or blog

VIDEO

On Writing a Novel Without Having to Write a NovelOn Writing a Novel Without Having to Write a Novel

How do you invent a novel, a famous novelist, and an entire country's imagined literature?

Watch Video (Duration: 1:33)
Miguel Syjuco on ILUSTRADO's StoryMiguel Syjuco on ILUSTRADO's Story

Filmed at the FSG offices, Miguel Syjuco gives us some background on his novel.

Watch Video (Duration: 1:47)
Miguel Syjuco reads from IlustradoMiguel Syjuco reads from Ilustrado

Miguel Syjuco reads at Readings from Around the Globe: PEN World Voices Opening Night Extravaganza

Watch Video (Duration: 8:41)
Writing Jokes Without PunchlinesWriting Jokes Without Punchlines

Miguel Syjuco uses a range of Philippine jokes - from the innocent to the bawdy - in his award-winning novel ILUSTRADO. He explains why here.

Watch Video (Duration: 2:02)
Are You the Author or The Character?Are You the Author or The Character?

Miguel Syjuco talks about people confusing him for his protagonist - named, well, Miguel Syjuco - in his award-winning novel ILUSTRADO.

Watch Video (Duration: 1:43)


The Experimental Process for His Experimental Novel

Miguel Syjuco started with a 200,000 word novel, then cut it up into 10 separate Word documents, then cut it up again into a physical bricolage of numerous paper strips. A few years later he had the award-winning ILUSTRADO.

Duration: 3:38

You May Also Be Interested In

cover Buy

More formats
eBook
The Hours
A Novel

Picador
A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely...
  Bonus
cover Buy
The Patrick Melrose Novels
Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and Mother's Milk

Picador
NATIONAL BESTSELLER An Atlantic Magazine Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year “The Melrose Novels are a masterwork for the...
  
cover Buy

More formats
eBook
Annie John
A Novel

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks
Annie John is a haunting and provocative story of a young girl growing up on the island of Antigua. A classic coming-of-age story in the tradition of The...