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QUINTIN JOSE V. PASTRANA

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"Quintin, an entrepreneur, journalist, philanthropist, and now book author, brings his exceptional storytelling and profound understanding of the human condition to Infieles, his latest work. With this debut short story collection under the Centiramo Publishing imprint, he expands his reach to a global audience, sharing the beauty and diversity of Philippine literature."

Quintin Jose V.  Pastrana,  a dedicated entrepreneur,   focuses on propelling renewable energy, literacy, and investment for start-ups and SMEs. His academic journey boasts Business, International Relations, and Creative Writing degrees from prestigious institutions such as Georgetown, Cambridge, and Oxford Universities.

As a testament to his passion for the written word, Quintin embarked on a Lannan Poetry Fellowship in Washington, DC. His compelling poetry and prose have graced the pages of esteemed publications like Esquire Philippines (2021), Likhaan (2020), Tomas Literary Journal (2019), Oxford Writers’ House (2018), Columbia’s The Grief Diaries (2016), and the Georgetown Literary Journal (2006-7).

His editorial contributions include serving as editor for the National Book award-winning indigenous poetry anthology Bamboo Whispers: Poetry of the Mangyan, published by Bookmark (2017), as well as the non-fiction collection A Year in Batanes, published by Firetree Press (2015).

Quintin, an entrepreneur, journalist, philanthropist, and now book author, brings his exceptional storytelling and profound understanding of the human condition to Infieleshis latest work. With this debut short story collection under the Centiramo Publishing imprint, he expands his reach to a global audience, sharing the beauty and diversity of Philippine literature.

 

Through his compelling narratives and vivid descriptions, readers embark on a transformative journey through the Philippine archipelago’s vibrant landscapes, unveiling its people’s struggles and triumphs at home and abroad.

As an accomplished author, Quintin has penned three books, including his latest masterpiece, Ambahan: A Love Story, a collection of poems crafted in indigenous verse form. Notably, Infieles marks his debut in the field of prose fiction.

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