Waray Writers

The Rise of Waray Writers

Recently, we launched books by two writers from Leyte: Doctor Jervy Plimaco Garcia of a memoir, The Doctor is Finally In and Jeian Nirza Putol of Agianan, a poetry collection. While different in genre, both are easy to read, reflective and relatable.

The back-to-back launch of Waray writers only proves that with the accessibility of indie publishing, writers from the southern part of the country can compete in the literary world.


The book is an intimate look at the authorโ€™s journey of pursuing not only a dream but a calling to โ€œthe study of the best creation ever madeโ€”human life”, according to Clinical Associate Professor, Karin V. Estepa-Garcia. The author also weaves into her journey the power of friendship and family, the necessity of taking care of yourself, the appreciation of the enormity of small things, the value of time, the treasure of good teachers, and the resilience of Filipinos.


This is a collection of poems based on the young writer’s experience. Agianan, which means pathway, relays the struggles in life that one faces, remedy and healing. Jeian, equipped with hard work and determination is currently a working student building his future in Manila. In the intervew

Get copies of their books at the 8Letters Online Shop, Shopee and Lazada.

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