J. Neil C. Garcia


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J. Neil C. Garcia finished his BA Journalism (magna cum laude) in the University of Santo Tomas in 1990. He is currently teaching creative writing and comparative literature at the University of the Philippines , Diliman, where he also serves as an associate for poetry in the Institute of Creative Writing . He is the author of numerous poetry collections and works in literary and cultural criticism, including Our Lady of the Carnival (1996), The Sorrows of Water (2000), Kaluluwa (2001), Philippine Gay Culture: The Last Thirty Years (1996), Slip/pages: Essays in Philippine Gay Criticism (1998), Performing the Self: Occasional Prose (2003), The Garden of Wordlessness (2005), and Misterios and Other Poems ( 2005) His latest critical work , Pos ...more

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Ladlad: An Anthology of Phi...

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Philippine Gay Culture: The...

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The Sorrows of Water: Poems

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Slip/Pages: Essays in Phili...

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At Home in Unhomeliness: An...

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Postcolonialism and Filipin...

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Performing the self: occasi...

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“But she remained lost to him the way dew
was lost to the newly formed earth in the haze
of the very first sunset.”
J. Neil C. Garcia, Our Lady of the Carnival: Poems



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