Our heartfelt congratulations to the ADNU Press Deputy Director Kristian Sendon Cordero for winning in the inaugural Gawad Rolando Tinio Para sa Tagasalin given by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. The grant will help Cordero finish his translation project, working on the Filipino translations of selected Bikol poetry of Luis Cabalquinto, Gode Calleja, Raffi Banzuela, and the late Jun Belgica.
The prize is named after National Artist for Literature Rolando Tinio who was also a gifted translator. Among Tinio’s works are translations of William Shakespeare in Filipino.
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