Abdon M. Balde Jr.





Abdon M. Balde Jr.


Born
in Albay, Bicol, Philippines
September 12, 1946

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Abdon M. Balde, Jr. is an award-winning Filipino novelist. He has written and published short stories, poems and novels in English, Tagalog and the languages of Bicol.

Balde finished a degree in civil engineering and worked as a construction engineer for thirty-three years, after which he retired to pursue a career as an author. His writer career bloomed and critics noted his unique raw talent. He concentrated in writing creative short stories, poems and novels. He received his first literary award in 2003 and has since continued to win acclaim for his work.

Today, he is a councilor of the organization Lupon Sa Wika, a member of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and director of the Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UM
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100 Kislap

4.11 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2011
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Mâyong

4.53 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2003
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Hunyango sa Bato

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Sa Kagubatan ng Isang Lungsod

4.36 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2002
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Mga Pangarap at Pangitain

4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2001
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Awit ni Kadunung

3.93 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2008
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Sibago

4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009
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