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At once memoir, theory, verse, Histories by Charlie Samuya Veric reveals a sensibility remarkable for its breadth and ambition. This is poetry of great integrity, unburdened by the conventions of writing programs, workshops, contests, coteries. Above all, it is poetry at its most private, probing deep into the lyric imagination of an observer who speaks in a genial tongue. ...more
Paperback, 115 pages
Published 2015 by Ateneo de Manila University Press
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Born in Aklan, Veric was educated in Diliman, Katipunan, and New Haven where he earned his doctorate in American Studies from Yale University. A widely published author, he teaches at the Ateneo.

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