Caroline Nazareno, Philipinas

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BIOGRAPHY OF CAROLINE NAZARENO

Caroline Nazareno-Gabis a.k.a. Ceri Naz, born in Anda, Pangasinan known as a ‘poet of peace and friendship’, is a multi-awarded poet, editor, publicist, linguist, educator, peace and women’s advocate.


Graduated cum laude with the degree of Bachelor of Elementary Education, specialized in General Science at Pangasinan State University. Ceri have been a voracious researcher in various arts, science and literature; she considers herself a museumist; had visited the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library of Harvard University, Getty Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Arts and learned about the Nanotechnology and Aerospace at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June 2012. Also, she volunteered in Richmond Multicultural Concerns Society, TELUS World Science, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Aquarium and other charity foundations while she was in Canada.


She had a privilege to be chosen as one of the Board of Directors of Galaktika ATUNIS Magazine based in Albania; the World Poetry International Director to Philippines by the World Poetry Canada and International; Asia Pacific Writers and Translators (APWT 2015 member), Association for Women’s rights in Development ( AWID ) and World Poetry Canada and International.
She received prestigious awards including Writers International Network-Canada ‘’Amazing Poet 2015’’, The Frang Bardhi Literary Prize 2014 (Albania), the sair-gazeteci or Poet-Journalist Award 2014 (Tuzla, Istanbul, Turkey) and World Poetry Empowered Poet 2013 (Vancouver, Canada).
She has been published in various international anthologies: XXI Century World Literature, Prosopisia Journal, Inner Child Press ltd. (USA) featured her in The Year of the Poet April 2016 and October 2014; Anti-Terror and Peace IFLAC Anthology 2016, For Love of Leelah ( USA, WOMEN IN WAR ( Africa ), Muse for World Peace Anthology ( Nigeria), Greek Fire Anthology
(UK), IMMAGINE & POESIA e-book (Torino, Italy) World Poetry Yearbook 2013 and 2014

( IPTRC-China), Fascinating Panoptic Septon (Singapore), Peace Poems ( USA and Canada )

I Am A Woman, a tribute to Kamala Das ( India ), Women of The World ( Canada), Just For You My Love Anthology ( India ), The Art of Being Human ( Switzerland, Canada and Romania), Siir Antolojisi ( Turkey), Who Shall I Make My Wife ( Nigeria) and more. She was the editor of THE THREE HIT COMBO, authored by the famous Philippine Mental Assassin, Justin Piñon.


Beyond her literary work, Caroline has created the The Ceri Naz Literary Award through which she supports selected students of Pangasinan State University-Bayambang Campus.