Collection: Bong Redila

Bong Redila is a Filipino American illustrator and author based in Miami, Florida. A self-taught artist, Redila started his illustration career in the early ’90s in Guam, USA, as an editorial cartoonist for a local newspaper. In the early 2000s, he started writing and illustrating short stories set in Meläg, a fictional little town where phantasmagoric and peculiar events perpetually take place. It was then collected and published in the Philippines by Anino Comics/Adarna House and received numerous accolades including the 2017 National Book Awards for Graphic Literature, the 2017 Komikon Best Graphic Novel, and the National Children’s Book Awards, Best Reads for Kids.