Enrique S. Villasis

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Leiria Poetry Festival - Enrique S. Villasis

Enrique S. Villasis é um poeta e guionista nascido em Milagros, Masbate, nas Filipinas. Recebeu inúmeros prémios literários a nível nacional pelos seus poemas. O seu primeiro livro de poemas, “Água”, foi finalista do National Book Award.

Membro do Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, em Anyo, Enrique viu o seu poema “Birds in Flight, 1965”, traduzido por Bernard Capinpin, era escolhido como um dos quatro vencedores do WWB 2020 (Words Without Boarders). Os seus poemas foram divulgados na Lunch Ticket, WWB e Exchanges: Journal of Literary Translation. Vive atualmente na Cidade de Quezon e escreve guiões televisivos para a ABS-CBN.

Enrique S. Villasis is a poet and a scriptwriter, born in Milagros, Masbate, Philippines. He has received numerous national literary awards for his poems. His first book of poems, Agua, was a finalist for a National Book Award. He is a member of Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo.

His poem “Birds in Flight, 1965” translated by Bernard Capinpin was one of the four winners of WWB’s 2020 Poems in Translation Contest. His translated poems appeared in Lunch Ticket, Words Without Borders, and Exchanges: Journal of Literaray Translation. He currently lives in Quezon City and writes television shows for ABS-CBN.