ROCES: A Tradition in Philippine Print Media


Akda was a Tagalog literary magazine that started publication in March 6, 1962. It was conceptualized and managed by the daughter of Don Ramon Roces, Elena Roces-Guerrero. It was a compilation type of reading material published monthly by Liwayway Publications, Inc. The magazine featured famous world literature by well known writers like Earnest Hemmingway, William Shakespeare, Thomas Gray and others translated in Tagalog.

Elena Roces-de Guerrero

Sylvia Roces
Ofelia P. del Pozo
Glicerio S. Paguio
Teodulo Protomartir
D. R. Crisologo

Mga Sangguniang Patnugot
Rufino Alejandro
Mariano C. Pascual

Design and Architecture

Executive Publisher
Josephine Labrador Hermano, piid

Sylvia Roces-Montilla

Managing Editor
Roberlin C. Rubina, Jr.

Photography Consultant
Alberto Juan E. Avellana

Graphic Designer
Roberto Besido Go, Jr.
Ismael C. Rico, Jr.

Editorial Assistant
Leah Elaine P. Forteza

Editorial Board
Josephine Hermano
Eduardo S. Lazatin
Sylvia Roces-Montilla
Edith L. Oliveros
Jacqueline C. Vega
Augusto F. Villalon
Ramon N. Villegas

Adam B. Breboneria, manager

Jacqueline Lizardo
Steven Go
Liza Grace de Lima
Ely Z. Villaflor
Ami P. Simbul

Business Development Consultant
Suzette F. Cocuaco, piid

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