U.P. Writers Receive Gawad Chancellor Awards
UP CWC Associate
and popular performance poet Victor Emmanuel Carmelo Nadera Jr., was named
Pinakamahusay na Alagad ng Sining (Literary Arts) , while UP CWC Associate
Dr. Bienvenido Lumbera received the Pinakamahusay na Nalathalang Pananaliksik
Award (along with his co-editors Prof. Galileo Zafra and Prof. Glecy Atienza)
for editing the groundbreaking book Bangon. The poetry collections of Assistant
Professors Wendell Capili (A Madness of Birds) and Isabelita Reyes (Stories
from the City) were also
acknowledged as the Most Outstanding Creative Works of the year.
The annual Gawad
Chancellor Awards pays tribute to outstanding individuals from different
sectors in the university. It seeks to encourage the members of the UP
administration, faculty, staff, and community to
strive for excellence in their respective fields.