Victor Sugbo

Victor Sugbo taught as Professor of Communication and Literature at the University of the Philippines-Visayas. He was  National Fellow for Regional Literature of the UP Institute of Creative Writing (2003), and  was awarded  the Gawad  Pambansang Alagad ni Balagtas (2016), Taboan Literary Award (2013),  El Gouna Writers Residency in Red Sea, Egypt (2011) and the Sangyaw Award of the City of Tacloban (2009).  He writes poetry in English and Waray, his mother tongue. He has published two books of poetry, edited five books for the NCCA, and won the first prize in an international poetry competition in 1997.
Year: 2017