- 1st Filipino, 1st Asian Bridport International Creative Writing Prize winner (2006)
"I keep telling young poets that they should read the lines before reading between the lines. We have been schooled thinking that poetry is a riddle with an elaborate punchline. So most people have no respect for form, only meaning. I'd like to think a big slice of enjoying poetry is in the appreciation of the craft."
CHILDREN: Red and Moira
USEFUL LINKSThe Bridport Prize - Short story and poetry competition
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