DELOS REYES, Joselito D.

DELOS REYES, Joselito D.

JOSELITO D. DE LOS REYES is currently a resident fellow of the University of Santo Tomas Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies and a research fellow of the Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities of the same university. He has a BSE Social Science degree from Philippine Normal University. He obtained his master’s and doctorate degrees in Philippine Studies from De La Salle University where his final research project was given an Outstanding Dissertation Award.

He is the author of PAUBAYA (UST Publishing House, 2014), TROYA: 12 KUWENTO (Visprint, Inc. 2016), two National Book Award-winning collections of essays about social media: iSTATUS NATION  (Visprint, Inc. 2014) and TITSER PANGKALAWAKAN (Visprint, Inc. 2015), and numerous literary translations including the timeless novel ANG METAMORPOSIS of Franz Kafka. His latest book is FINDING TEO: TULA/TALAMBUHAY (UST Publishing House, 2018), a popular biography of esteemed poet, Teo Antonio won for him the 2018 National Book Awards for Nonfiction. His upcoming books include a collection of humorous travel essays and his musings as an academic and columnist for several media and new media platforms.

A frequently invited speaker about creative writing, social media dynamics and new media platforms here and abroad, De Los Reyes has won several awards and citations from the National Book Development Board, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, the Dr. Pio Valenzuela Memorial Awards for Journalism and Literature, and the Dangal ng UST. He was a recipient of the 2020 Gawad Sulo-PNU Eminent Alumni Awards.

He is a regular popular culture opinion contributor for GMA News Online, Abante, Philippines Graphic Magazine, and Rappler. He is the 2013 Makata ng Taon (Poet of the Year), an award given by the Commission on Filipino Language. He is a member of LIRA, UMPIL, Museo Valenzuela Foundation, and Lucban Historical Society. He is a former board member of Philippine Center of International PEN. He is one of the concept creators of primetime GMA News teleserye 2019 election special “TODA One I love.”

He teaches creative writing, research, popular culture, and seminar in new media at the UST Department of Literature and the UST Graduate School.

Updates

Delos Reyes of RCCAH, CCWLS, AB lectures on responsible use of social media

Delos Reyes of RCCAH, CCWLS, AB lectures on responsible use of social media

In celebration of National Press Week, Asst. Prof. Joselito Delos

Four USTPH authors awarded in National Book Awards 2019

Four USTPH authors awarded in National Book Awards 2019

The books of UST Publishing House Authors Asst. Prof. Joselito D. Delos Reyes,

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Doktor sa Pilosopiya sa Araling Filipino – Wika, Kultura, Midya (De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master sa Sining sa Araling Filipino – Wika, Kultura, Midya (De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Social Science (Philippine Normal University – Manila, Philippines)

Research Highlights

  • Panel Chair, The 61st Philippine PEN National Congress, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, November 2018
  • Panelist for Speculative Fiction, Taboan 2018: Philippine Literature in the Digital Age, Tagbilaran City, Bohol, October 2018

Research Interests

  • New Media Studies
  • Popular Culture
  • Social Media
  • Humor Studies
  • Philippine Literary History

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Graduate Level

  • Poetry Workshop
  • Seminar on New Media

Undergraduate Level

  • Creative Writing
  • Fiction
  • Literary Research
  • The Great Works

Major Recognitions

  • 2020 Gawad Sulo for Eminent Alumni, Philippine Normal University
  • 2018 National Book Awards for Creative Nonfiction in Filipino Recipient – National Book Development Board and Manila Critics Circle
  • 2017 National Book Awards for Maikling Kuwento Finalist – National Book Development Board and Manila Critics Circle
  • 2017 Gawad San Alberto Magno (Outstanding Artist) Dangal ng UST
  • 2017 Gawad San Lorenzo Dangal ng UST
  • 2016 Outstanding Dissertation DLSU Manila – College of Liberal Arts
  • 2016 National Book Award for Essay
  • 2015 National Book Award for Essay
  • 2014 Gawad San Lorenzo (Outstanding Artist) Dangal ng UST
  • 2014 Gawad San Lorenzo Dangal ng UST
  • 2013 NCCA Writers Prize for Fiction
  • 2013 Makata ng Taon Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino 

Professional Activities

  • Coordinator, Creative Writing – University of Santo Tomas Department of Literature (2019-present)
  • Chair, Department of Literature – University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines (2017-2019)
  • Opinion Contributor, Rappler (February 2018-present); Philippines Graphic Magazine (March 2017-present); Abante News (September 2017-present); GMANewsOnline (May 2015-present)

Selected Publications

  • Content Creator, TODA One I love, GMA News and Current Affairs 2019 Election Special Teleserye, February-April 2019
  • Editor, Hayskul: mga sanaysay na hindi pang-formal theme, Visprint, Inc., Pasay City 2018
  • Translator, PATID: Mga Kontemporanyong Kuwento ng mga Czech at Slovak na Manunulat, Ateneo de Naga University Press, 2018
  • Author, Parini sa Quezon, Traffic Volume 2, Project Space Pilipinas, Quezon City, 2018
  • Author, Finding Teo: Tula/Talambuhay, University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, Manila 2018
  • Poetry Contributor, Manila Poetry Jukebox, Czech Republic Embassy, Art BGC, and Bonifacio Art Foundation, 2018
  • Author, #pasahero: Pulo-pulong Sanaysay Hinggil sa mga Karaniwang Paglalakbay, Likhaan 11, The Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature, UP Institute of Creative Writing, Quezon City 2017
  • Issue Editor, Tomas Poetry Edition, Creative Writing Journal of UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies, 2017
  • Translator, Mga Anghel sa Piling Natin ni Alexandra Pavelkovä; Ashland ni Elyss Punsalan, nasa Ang Manggagaway at Iba pang Kathang-Agham at Pantasya mula sa Gitnang Europa at Pilipinas, Visprint Inc., 2017
  • Author, Ang Tayabas sa El Filibusterismo, MALAY International Refereed Research Journal, Vol. 29., Issue 1, 2016
  • Author, Ang mga Beterano, Likhaan 9, Journal of Philippine Contemporary Literature, UP Institute of Creative Writing, 2015
  • Author, TROYA 12 Kuwento, Visprint, Inc. 2016
  • Author, Titser Pangkalawakan, Visprint, Inc. 2015
  • Translator, Ang Metamorposis ni Franz Kafka, Aklatang Bayan, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, NCCA, 2015

Latest Paper Presentations / Plenary Lectures

  • Speaker/Presenter, 6th International Literary Studies Conference, Universitas Sanata Dharma, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 2018 
  • Keynote Speaker, Lustrum Sastra XIII, Imagining Asia and the World Today, Universitas Kristen Indonesia, Jakarta, October 2018
  • Plenary Speaker, Reading Association of the Philippines 6th International Conference, UST TARC Auditorium, August 2018

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