Allan B. Lopez is a writer from the Philippines. He graduated from the University of the Philippines in Diliman, with a BA in Speech Communication. A fellow for drama in the 38th and the 45th UP National Writers Workshop, Lopez has won a number of awards for his dramatic work, and his plays have been staged in various venues and laboratory festivals (Cultural Center of the Philippines, UPLB, DLSU-CSB, among others).
He is an active member of the playwrights group The Writersbloc, Inc. and co-moderates an online group of writers called Guniguni: The Absent Muse. He is also the webmaster of the Writersbloc website and is an occasional blogger.
His fiction, non-fiction and poetry in both English and Filipino have been published in local newspapers and magazines like The Philippine Star, The Philippine Graphic and Liwayway Magazine. His play “Anatomiya ng Pag-Ibig” appears in the anthology Ang Aklat Likhaan ng Dula 1997-2003 edited by Rene Villanueva & Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera, Jr. A personal anthology of his works for the stage is forthcoming.
One-Act and Ten-Minute Plays
- Jaclyn, 2000 (DLSU-CSB's Dulaang Filipino, 2005)
- Anino, 2000
- Delubyo , 2000
- Doble Kara, 2005 (UPLB's Icebag Tarugo 4, 2005)
- Love Me Tender, 2002
- Domestik, 2004
- Lukso ng Dugo, 2005
- Little Brown Fucking Machines, 2005
- Kasaysayan, 2007 (3rd Virgin Labfest, 2007)
- Aklo + Carean = Amf XD (Still a better love story than Twilight), 2011 (Summer)
Full Length Plays
- Binhing Malay, children's play co-written with Jerico Midel, 1998
- Anatomiya ng Pag-Ibig, 2003 (Virgin Labfest, 2005)
- Something Happened, 2005
- Seniors Ball (adaptation of Rene Villanueva's novel for Teens) 2006
- Kumpol ng Mga Roses in Liwayway Magazine, 2003
- Hundreds Upon Hundreds of Forgotten Memories Will Suddenly Appear When She Finally Decides To Leave What Could Only Be Called Mistakes In Her Life, And At This Precise Moment She Will Have Realized That All The Time She Can Spare Is Long Lost And Will Never Be Returned in the Philippine Graphic Magazine, 2006, and in Philippine Speculative Fiction vol. 2, ed. Dean Francis Alfar, Kestrel, 2006