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Poet / Professor, Department of Literature, De La Salle University, Manila Dinah Roma Poet / Professor, Department of Literature, De La Salle University, Manila Professor Roma teaches literature and creative writing at De La Salle University, Manila. She has also been active as a poet. Her works explore the liminal spaces between place and language, where possibilities of journeys are manifold.
Vice Chairs 2009 - Rukmini Bhaya Nair & Dinah Roma-Sianturi
Dinah Roma-Sianturi Dinah Roma-Sianturi is the director of De La Salle University's Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (Manila).
SOFTBLOW | Dinah Roma DINAH ROMA Dinah Roma, born in Samar (Philippines), an island known for its bluest waters and unforgiving typhoons. She grew up in Manila and went to De La Salle University for a double degree in Literature and Marketing Management. She spent 5 years in Japan to study its language and earn her MA in Comparative Culture. In Manila, she teaches at De La Salle University's Department of Literature, where she is completing doctoral studies in literature. Her poetry and dancing redeem her.
Edited and introduced by Dinah Roma
Edited and introduced by Dinah Roma, with cover art by Mark Andy Garcia. Dinah Roma writes, "I am certain that in reading the enthralling poems of Carlomar, Mookie, and Allan-whether those readers be in Asia, Europe, North America, or elsewhere-they would find in them a rich evocation of the country and nation that is the Philippines. Dinah Roma is Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at De La Salle University, Manila where is she also Chair of its Department of Literature. She is the author of three books of poetry: A Feast of Origins (UST 2004), which won the 2004 Philippine National Book Award for Poetry in English, and two other major awards; Geographies of Light (UST 2011), whose core collection won third prize in the Carlos Palanca Award for Poetry in English in 2007, was a finalist in the 2011 Philippine National Book Award for Poetry; and, her most recent collection Naming the Ruins (2014) published by Vagabond Press was launched in Sydney, Singapore, Davao, and Manila.
Dinah Roma is a professor of literature and creative writing at the De La Salle University, Manila. She is the author of two books of poetry, A feast of origins (UST, 2004) and Geographies of light (UST, 2011). She is now at work on her third collection Naming the ruins (Vagabond Press, 2014) which evolved from her research project on travel theory and narratives on Southeast Asia while a Research Fellow at the NUS Asia Research Institute (June 2010-June 2012). She is currently the Chair of the DLSU's Department of Literature. Repetition Compulsion; and A Kind of Remembering Dinah Roma Read more about Repetition Compulsion; and A Kind of Remembering Subscribe to RSS - Dinah Roma