It was after observing that publishing in the Philippine focused on what he calls “social/domestic realism” that Yu decided to do something about it himself. The Digest, he says, “is a venue for writers to try their hand at telling tales of genre, which otherwise might not find a home outside of a very few local publications.” He got the idea years ago after reading foreign genre magazines.
Monday, January 21, 2008
Philippine Genre Stories Featured in Inquirer
Got this from Bhex, who in turn got it from Ian Casocot. Sunday Inquirer Magazine has a feature on Kenneth Yu, the publisher of Philippine Genre Stories: