George Tumaob Calaor

Rookie - 161 Points [Firo] (May 22,1967 / Cotabato City, Philippines)

Biography of George Tumaob Calaor

George was born on May 22,1967 at Notre Dame Hospital in Cotabato City. He was a founding
member of Akeanon Literary Circle, Fellow 24th UP National Writers Workshop in the Visayas,
and third prize winner in National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) All-West
Visayan Poetry Competition (Hiligaynon category) . His entry was Pinatubo nga Kasakit. Some
of his poems were published in Bueabod and were anthologized in Ani Aklanon and in Patubas.
George writes poetry in Akeanon, Filipino, Hiligaynon and English
He is also involved in all-gays theatre group in Aklan: Butterfly Mobile Theatre Group. He was
the script writer and director of Poetry in Motion a la musical stage play “Puta at Ako; Pitong
Mukha Bakla, Heretotell.
George has a degree in Bachelor of Secondary Education at the Aklan College now Aklan
Catholic College.
George was also affiliated with the following organizations: NUSP-Aklan, CEGP-Aklan, Aklan
College Supreme Student Council, Guild of Aklan Student Councils, and Alyansa it mga
Kabataan nga Ehemplo ku Atong Nasyon (founding chair) . He was also a former Youth
Congressman of Aklan.
George is the founding vice chairperson of Sub-eak (local organization of Aklanon lesbians,
gays, bisexual and transgender) and current Chairperson of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan
(BAYAN) Aklan
Published works: OWA NABATIAN NGA TANGIS, OWA'T SUEOD NGA PINGGAN,
SAKADA, HAMPANG BALAY-BALAY, EANSANG NGA LAPIS
Address: Poblacion, Malay, Aklan, Philippines

George Tumaob Calaor's Works:

Uyayi Ng Himagsik (Lullaby Of War)

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The Amazon

so fragrant as a wild flower

her scent liberates dreams
from the thought of
an illusive
dreamer


painted with the shades

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