About the Poet R.B. Abiva is a faculty at the Institute of Teacher Education of the Manuel V. Gallego Foundation Colleges. A well-known poet, writer, novelist, translator, and author of 12 books of poetry, short stories, flash fiction, and novel. His extensive writings in Filipino, Ilokano, and English often depict folklore, surrealism, social realism, and the subaltern. About the Translator Ivan Emil A. Labayne is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Humanities, UP Los Ba?os. He holds an MA in Language and Literature from UP Baguio and is currently pursuing a PhD in Philippines Studies at UP Diliman. As part of the art collective Pedantic Pedestrians, he helped in organizing BLTX Baguio, Book Launch without a Book, and Kalsada sa Rengga, and in releasing Tila, This is a Working Zine, Bionotes in Negatives, and As a matter of stilling: shots on work from home among other projects. His creative and critical works have appeared in Philippine journals Daluyan, Kritika Kultura, The Cordillera Review, Katipunan, Entrada, and in web platforms Jacket2, Asian Cha, MR Online and Cosmonaut.
Calosa, In Saecula Saecolorum - Dust Jacket
- R.B. Abiva