Miguel Syjuco

Miguel Syjuco

Miguel Syjuco was born and raised in Manila. A freelance writer, he has written for international publications, including the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, the Globe & Mail, and the CBC. He currently lives in Montreal.


Reviews of Ilustrado

Miguel Syjuco's award winning novel Ilustrado has been gathering praise across the world. Here are some tasters for what's in store when you come to read it.

The notebooks of Miguel Syjuco

The author Miguel Syjuco talks us through the various notebooks he used while writing Ilustrado, his Man Asian Literature award-winning debut novel.

Miguel Syjuco's favourite quotes

Miguel Syjuco's favourite quotes

We caught up with Miguel Syjuco, the author of Illustrado, as he delved into some of the quotes that have inspired him in life and his writing alike.

An interview with the author Miguel Syjuco

An interview with the author Miguel Syjuco

In this insightful interview, the author Miguel Syjuco speaks with critic Marcel Avellaneda, and gives insight into his background as a writer, the inspiration behind his novel, and the influence and inspiration he draws from his Filipino background.