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Sonet Pentru Un Suflet Pelerin
Sonnet to a Pilgrim Soul in Romanian language.
About the translator: Marius Chelariu, Pen Name: Marius Chelaru, DOB: 30,08,1961, Negreşti City, Vaslui District, Romania; Chelaru lives in Iaşi, where he graduated in Economics, University “Alexandru Ioan Cuza”; contributor: articles/ poems/ critics & work as editor from some cultural magazines: Timpul/ Time, Cronica/ Chronicle, Convorbiri Literare/ Literary Conversations, Poezia/ Poetry etc., or Publishing Houses such as: Junimea (1994-1998, editor, 1998-1999: editor in chief, 1999-2000: Director), Sakura (1999- 2002, Director), Parnas (2000- 2002), Timpul/ Time (2001-2003, Executive Director), Secretary of Association of Magazines and Publications from Europe ş.a.
Contributor: articles, poems essay, prose, translations etc. in various international anthologies, and in magazines/ journals from Romania, USA, England, Belgium, Canada, Sweden, Italy, Paraguay, Japan, Egipt, Jordan, Vietnam, Lebanon, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Holland ş.a.
Member of Romanian Writers Society, member of the famous club Junimea from Iaşi, honorary member of Maison Naaman pour la Culture, Beirut, Liban, Member of Romaian haiku Society, Member of World Haiku Association, Japan, Member of Romanian Language Writers from Québec, Canada, published more than 20 books (novels, poems – haiku and tanka, also –, critics, essays); he was awarded with some national/ international literary prizes.
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Santiago B. Villafania, a bilingual Filipino poet who writes in English and in his native language of Pangasinan, is the author of poetry collections Bonsaic Verses (2012), Pinabli and Other Poems (2012), Malagilion: Sonnets tan Villanelles (2007), and Balikas na Caboloan (Voices from Caboloan, 2005) published by the National Commission for the Culture and the Arts (NCCA) under its UBOD New Authors Series. He has been published in several countries and translated into several languages. Villafania is one of the 11 Outstanding Pangasinan conferred with the 2010 ASNA Award for the Arts and Culture (literature) during the first Agew na Pangasinan and also the 430th Foundation Day of the province on April 2010. He is a member of Philippine PEN writes a regular weekly column for the Sunday Punch.