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Sonétos Gabós (Sonnets All) presents Gode B. Calleja’s translation in Bikol of all of William Shakespeare’s 154 Sonnets. It will be published in April 2015 by the Ateneo de Naga University Press in time for the opening of the 400th death anniversary (1616-2016) of the great Bard.
Victor Dennis Tino Nierva is one of the leading poets and translators of contemporary Bikol literature. His first book of poetry in Bikol and English, Antisipasyon, won the 2007 National Book Award for Poetry. His book Doros asín mga Anghél, considered as the first critical translation in a Filipino language of John Donne’s canonical works, also won the National Book Award for Translated Book in 2013. As a graphic artist, he is known for the books he designed for the Ateneo de Naga University Press and other publishing houses. He is also into film, photography, theatre, and food. He was born in Naga City, grew up along the railroad tracks of Lupi, and is now residing in San Fernando, in Camarines Sur province. He loves children as well as trains.
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