Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr.
Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr. is a Professor at University of the Philippines and Director IV of Philippine High School for the Arts. He did BS and MA in Psychology from University of Santo Tomas and PhD in Philippine Studies at UP Diliman. His awards include South East Asia Write Award (2006), The Outstanding Young Men (2003), Gawad Pambansang Alagad ni Francisco Balagtas (2015) and Poet of the Year (1985). He has five poetry collections, two compact discs, an epic, a novel, and a research publication on poetry therapy. As a performance artist and actor, Vim represented the Philippines in Asia, Europe, and the United States.