Isidoro Cruz

Isidoro M Cruz holds a Ph.D. in Literature from De La Salle University. He received two National Book Awards for Literary Criticism / Literary History from the Manila Critics Circle for Pungsod — Damming the Nation: Region/Nation and the Global Order in Contemporary West Visayan Literature (University of San Agustin Publishing House, 2009), and Cultural Fictions: Narratives on Philippine Popular Culture, Politics, and Literature (Libro Agustino, 2004). He won the first prize in the Don Carlos Palanca Award for his poetry collection Bodies of Water and other prizes from Philippine Panorama (short story and poetry) and Home Life (poetry in English and Filipino). He is a Professor of Literature and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Education, University of San Agustin, Iloilo. He is the coordinator for West Visayas and secretary of the National Committee on Literary Arts, National Commission for Culture and the Arts.


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