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Eileen R. Tabios

Eileen R. Tabios loves books and her first poetry collection, BEYOND LIFE SENTENCES (1998), received the Philippines’ National Book Award for Poetry (Manila Critics Circle). She’s since released about 40 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in nine countries and cyberspace. Inventor of the poetry form “hay(na)ku,” she has been translated into eight languages. She also has edited, co-edited or conceptualized 12 anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays. Her writing and editing have received recognition through awards, grants and residencies. More information is available at http://eileenrtabios.com