Edgar Calabia SAMAR

Edgar Calabia SAMAR
  • Asia
  • South-Eastern Asia
  • Asia
  • South-Eastern Asia
  • Philippines
  • Asia
Filipino

Edgar Calabia SAMAR, from San Pablo City, is the author of two books of poetry, Pag-aabang sa Kundiman: Isang Tulambuhay [Waiting at Kundiman: A Biopoetics] (2006) and Isa Na Namang Pagtingala sa Buwan [One More View of the Moon] (2005). His 2009 novel, Walong Diwata ng Pagkahulog [Eight Muses of the Fall], was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and won the NCCA Writer’s Prize for the Novel. He has also written the children’s book, Uuwi na ang Nanay Kong si Darna [My Mother Darna is Coming Home] (2002). Widely awarded, Samar teaches Philippine Literature and Creative Writing at Ateneo de Manila University. His participation is made possible by the Freeman Foundation.

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