César Ruiz Aquino


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Zamboanga City, Philippines
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César Ruiz Aquino is a Filipino poet and fictionist. He was born and raised in Zamboanga City, Philippines. He was educated at the Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines and Silliman University. He began his writing career when Philippine Graphic published his story Noon and Summer in 1961. At age 19, he received a writing fellowship to attend the 1st Silliman University National Writers Workshop in 1962. He studied creative writing under Edilberto Tiempo, Edith Tiempo, Francisco Arcellana and Nick Joaquin.

Ruiz Aquino has mentored many students, teachers, artists and writers at Ateneo de Zamboanga, the University of the Philippines in Baguio City, Maryknoll College, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Foundation Univer
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Average rating: 3.96 · 26 ratings · 5 reviews · 8 distinct works
Caesuras: 155 New Poems

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Chronicles of Suspicion

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In Samarkand: Poems & Verse...

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Fire If it Were Ice, Ice If...

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Checkmeta: The Cesar Ruiz A...

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Word Without End

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The Firewalkers

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