Arnold Molina Azurin

Arnold Molina Azurin is multiple winner of the Carlos Palanca Award (for poetry and essay) and is a distinguished anthropologist and leading public intellectual on culture and history. His books include Adios, Columbus (Piling-Pili Press, 1992), Leis of Isles: Poems on Places People Love (Axlepin, 1999), Roots and Ruins (1973), Upwind, Downstream: Poems on Ilocos and the Cordilleras (Kalikasan Press, 1991), and Reinventing the Filipino Sense of Being and Becoming: Critical Analyses of the Orthodox View in Anthropology, History, Folklore and Letters (University of the Philippines Press, 1993).