Cordero, Kristian Sendon


Kristian Sendon Cordero is a poet, translator and filmmaker from Bikol. He wrote and directed the first film of Nora Aunor in her mother tongue, Hinulid, (2016, Quezon City International Festival) His recent collections of poetry Labi (Ateneo de Manila University Press) and Canticos: Apat na Boses (UST Publishing House) received the National Book Awards and Gintong Aklat Awards for Best Book in Philippine Literature. As a translator, he has translated the works of Rainer Maria Rilke, Jorge Luis Borges and Oscar Wilde. His first film Angustia (CinemaOne Originals, 2013) was recognized as one of the Best First Films by the Young Critics Circle of the Philippines. He teaches at Ateneo de Naga University and Mapua University (Intramuros) (corresponding author: