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Areas of Specialization: 

Hum/IDS/etc 145 (Great Books: Ancient)

Courses Taught: 

Writing, editing, poetry, book publishing, book project development, history of the book, children's literature, literature, philosophy, history of ideas

Research Interest: 

Creative Writing 


My literary works and prose pieces have been published in various anthologies and textbooks, printed, audio, braille, and online here and abroad. I was the editor for a 3- volume series of interviews of iconic teachers of the university, a type of contemporary oral history: University Traditions (Vol I: Humanities), Vol II: Social Sciences, Vol III: Science and Engineering. Ateneo (OMIOD), publisher

Selected Professional Associations, Awards and Recognition: 

Associations: Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY), Teach for the Philippines 


Awards etc: Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (multiple awards in poetry and stories for children (Eng and Fil), Philippines Free Press Literary Awards (multiple), National Book Awards (various categories as writer and editor), Gawad Alagad ni Balagtas (UMPIL, Unyon ng Manunulat sa Pilipinas), Henry Lee Irwin Chair, UP National Fellow for Poetry (UP Creative Writing Center), British Council, Grantee for one-year Praktikum in Publishing (Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft and the Frankfurt Book Fair [Austellungs und Messe GmbH])

Sussex University (MA History of Ideas), Ateneo de Manila (MA Philosophy, AB Humanities, High School, Grade School)