AUTHOR

MESANDEL VIRTUSIO ARGUELLES

Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles’s eighteen books in Filipino include, among others, GuwangPilas ng Papel: Mga Sanaysay sa TulaPesoa, and Kurap sa Ilalim, as well as a volume of selected poems, Ang Iyong Buhay ay Laging Mabibigoand a limited-edition release called Talikfrom Balangay Books. English translations (by Kristine Ong Muslim) of his poems have appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including AsymptoteCircumference: Poetry in TranslationSamovar[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translationSpoon River Poetry Review, and The Cossack Review in which his poem was a Pushcart Prize nominee.