Dimzon, Alain Russ


Alain Russ Dimzon was the first fellow for Hiligaynon Poetry of the UP National Writers Workshop. As a poet, fictionist, lyricist and songwriter, his works in Hiligaynon, Filipino and English have appeared in Home Life, National Midweek, Philippine Panorama, Sunday Inquirer Magazine, Philippines Free Press, Philippine Graphic, The Sunday Times, Ani, Patubas, Mantala, In Time Passing There Are Things, Native Words Native Roots, CCP Literary Yearbook, The Best of Likhaan, San Ag, Philippine Studies, Tulaan Sa Tren, Under the Storm, Sansiglong Mahigit na Makabagong Tula sa Pilipinas,  PEN Journal, Sa Atong Dila, Alpha Records and RAWA Records. His awards come from Hiligaynon Magasin, Home Life, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, Komisyon Sa Wikang Filipino, Fray Luis de Leon Creative Writing Institute, Department of Tourism, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ilonggo Music Festival and the Asian Composers League.

He has authored and co-authored scientific and policy papers which passed the screening, were  invited, presented or published by the University of Florida, American Academy  of Sciences, Widener University of Pennsylvania, Amsterdam and Berlin Conferences on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change and the International Society on Equity on Health-Canada. Recently, he received the Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas from UMPIL.

WORKS

  1. REPENTANCES & REHABILITATIONS

Earliest Published Poems
(c) 2016, Kasingkasing Press, Guimaras, Philippines

2. WALO KAG DOSE NA

Contemporary Hiligaynon Songs in the Folk Style Tradition
(c) 2015, Kasingkasing Press, Guimaras, Philippines

3. ANG MANUNULAT KAG PENDULUM

Hiligayon Poems with English Translation & Notes on the Author’s Philological Theory
(c) 2008, University of San Agustin Publishing House