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Tiempo, Edith L. (1919–)

Filipino poet, novelist and short-story writer. Born April 22, 1919, in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines; m. Edilberto K. Tiempo (died).

Was a literary critic and teacher; with husband, founded Silliman National Writers Workshop in Dumaguete City (1962), which has produced many fine writers; works include Abide, Joshua, and Other Stories (1964), The Tracks of Babylon and Other Poems (1966), A Blade of Fern (1978), His Native Coast (1979), The Alien Corn (1992), and The Charmer's Box and Other Poems (1993); was the 1st woman awarded the title of National Artist for Literature.

Tiempo, Edith L. (1919–)

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