Arguelles, Mesándel Virtusio


Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles’s eighteen books in Filipino include, among others, Guwang, Pilas ng Papel: Mga Sanaysay sa Tula, Pesoa, and Kurap sa Ilalim, as well as a volume of selected poems, Ang Iyong Buhay ay Laging Mabibigoand a limited-edition release called Talikfrom Balangay Books. English translations (by Kristine Ong Muslim) of his poems have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including Asymptote, Circumference: Poetry in Translation, Samovar, [sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, Spoon River Poetry Review, and The Cossack Review in which his poem was a Pushcart Prize nominee. A recipient of multiple national awards and fellowships, two-time Philippine National Book Award finalist Arguelles is co-editor of the journal hal., works as a book editor, and teaches literature and creative writing at the De La Salle University.

LIST OF WORKS

Walang Halong Biro(De La Salle University Publishing House, forthcoming 2018)

Talik(Balangay Books, 2017)

Gera (Balangay Books, 2016)

Chi (2016)

Ang Iyong Buhay ay Laging Mabibigo(Ateneo de Naga University Press, 2016)

Kurap sa Ilalim(De La Salle University Publishing House, 2016)

Pesoa(Balangay Books, 2014)

Pilas ng Papel: Mga Sanaysay sa Tula(De La Salle University Publishing House, 2013)

Guwang(High Chair, 2013)

Mga Tala at Panaginip(High Chair, 2012)

Mal(High Chair, 2011)

Antares(Aklat Kurimaw, 2010)

Alinsunurang Awit(University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2010)

Alingaw(High Chair, 2010)

Parang(High Chair, 2008)

Hindi man lang nakita (High Chair, 2006)

Ilahás(High Chair, 2004)

Menos Kuwarto (Pithaya Press, 2002)


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