Ricardo M. de Ungria

Ricardo M. de Ungria has been a Fellow at Fulbright, Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, Bellagio Study and Conference Center, and Washington University, and has gathered awards like the Academy of American Poets Prize. Similar achievements include nods from the Saint Louis Poetry Annual Contest, Florida State University’s State Street Poetry Contest, Manila Critics’ Circle, Palanca, CCP Verse-Writing Contest, and the Free Press.He has six books of poetry, including R+A+D+I+O (1986), Decimal Places (1991), and the most recent, Pidgin Levitations (University of the Philippines Press, 2004). He has also edited a number of anthologies on poetry and fiction. Ricardo de Ungria used to hold positions as an associate of the U.P. Institute of Creative Writing, Chancellor of the U.P. Mindanao, and Head of the Committee on Literary Arts under the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.