About the Author
Gilbert Luis R. Centina III
is a prize-winning Filipino American Catholic author. He has written four poetry collections and two novels. With an M.A. in comparative literature, he has worked as a professorial lecturer, editor and newspaper columnist and as a missionary in Peru. From the Asian Catholic Publishers and the Archdiocese of Manila under Jaime Cardinal Sin, he received the Catholic Authors Award in 1996. A well-traveled writer, he has visited many places in Europe and in Asia, including Tibet. As an Augustinian friar, he has worked and lived in North and South America as well as in Spain.