A Madness Of Birds
|Author||Jose Wendell Capili|
|Dimension||6x9 in., 170g|
In A Madness of Birds, Jose Wendell P. Capili speaks of loneliness, finding roots, nostalgia, love, powerlessness, and kinship with his country and with nature. Whether he talks of a very personal matter or of a socio-political issue, he is lyrical and relevant. In this first poetry collection, he proves himself a fine poet.
Jose Wendell P. Capili graduated from the University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines, The University of Tokyo (Japan) and the University of Cambridge (England), from which he received an MPhil degree in Social Anthropology. He received awards, grants, scholarships and fellowships from the Cambridge Overseas Trust (England), The Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho), Korea Foundation (Seoul, Korea), Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan), The Carlos Palanca Foundation, The Cultural Center of the Philippines, MOWELFUND, The Humanist Magazine (New York), The University of the Philippines President's Committee on Culture and the Arts, Diyaryo Filipino, Anvil Publishing, the Silliman University and the University of the Philippines National Writers' Workshops. As holder of the Carlos P. Romulo Professorial Chair, he teaches Creative Writing, Comparative Literature, and English at the College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines in Diliman.
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