​CONTRIBUTOR 9 – CAROLINE NAZARENO


Caroline Nazareno, CeriNaz to her friends and followers is a poet, editor, journalist, public speaker, linguist and educator. She was invited as a featured poet at Vancouver Word OnThe Street and World Poetry Canada and International. World Poetry Canada and International (WPCI) honoured CeriNaz with the “Certificate of Appreciation for the International Peace Festival 2011”.

WCPI was founded by Ariadne Sawyer, a distinguished published poet and author whose advocacy of promoting world peace through poetry has fostered brotherhood among peoples of all colors, creeds, and races. In the same year,Poetry AroundThe Globe, an organization headed by Lucia Gorea, Ph.D., an award-winning poet, widely published writer, literary translator and English/ESL professor, presented CeriNaz with the “Certificate of Outstanding Achievement in Poetry” as a World Poet.

World Poetry Canada and International Peace Festival 2013, a prestigious gathering of poets from across all continents, adjudged her “World Poetry Empowered Poet 2013”.

Graduating cum laude with the degree of Bachelor of Elementary Education, major in General Science, at Pangasinan State University, CeriNaz pursued higher studies in journalism,public speaking and leadership. She earned her postgraduate studies in Administration and Supervision at Eulogio “Amang” Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology, gained her creative writing workshops and trainings at University of the Philippines-Diliman, and storytelling at Philippine Normal University in coordination with the Philippine National Library. She has been a member of Division of Quezon City Schools Press and School Paper Advisers Association.Ceri as a researcher of various arts and literature, she had visited the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library of Harvard University and learned about the Nanotechnology and Aerospace at Massachussetts Institute of Technology on June 2012.

At Glendale, California, CeriNaz was co-anchor of Manny Calpito’sHulahok and OTUSA.TV, an internet television. A co-founder of Doc PenPen B. Takipsilim’s “2011 “i” Inspire The World Friendship Poetry Event” also she was the organizer of PENTASI B WORLD FRIENDSHIP POETRY CELEBRATION 2013 at Marble Hall, National Museum of the Philippines.

Her haiku ‘’Hello Mars’’ is one among the hundreds of poems chosen and formed part to the special DVD and attached to the MAVEN spacecraft as it journeys to Mars. A NASA’s Going to Mars with MAVEN project in November 2013.

THE INTERNATIONAL POETRY FRANSLATION AND RESEARCH CENTRE (IPTRC) published her four powerful poetry metanoia , fusion , s.t.i.t.c.h.e.d and I am peace speaking in the WORLD POETRY YEARBOOK 2013. The said book had starred 211 world poets of 93 countries. She is also the official editor of THE THREE HIT COMBO, first book of the famous Philippines’ Mental Assassin, Justin Piñon. Five of her soulful poems– fill me , yesterday’s lullaby, every drop of forever, bedazzled and the one were featured by a multi-talented poet and artists Zayra Yves of Cherry Muse, an international e-zine showcasing Creative Writers, Musicians and Artists on September 2013. Another poem ‘’ Call Me Cypher’’ was also featured in LakbayDiwa on June 2013.

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