Vicente Garces

| April 11, 2015

Name: Vicente Hermosa Garces
Pseudonyms: Garvi, Kampisaw
Date of Birth: 1889
Place of Birth: Cebu


Poet and prose writer Vicente H. Garces was born in 1889. He studied at the Colegio de San Carlos and Lyceum de Manila. With the pen names Garvi and Kampisaw, he wrote for Bag-ong Kusog. He founded and became the first president of the literary group Dilang Bisaya (DILBIS) in 1963. Garces was also once a mayor of Talisay.


Short Stories


  • “Tirana sa Pasko” (Bag-ong Kusog XIV: 35 December 27, 1929 p. 10)
  • “Usa ka Kalag” (Bag-ong Kusog IX: 81 January 4, 1924 p. 11)


  • “Pagkalot sa Bukog ni Leon Kilat Mainuklogon” (Bag-ong Kusog XI: 14 August 6, 1926 p. 21)
  • “Saop sa Magyuyuta” (Bag-ong Kusog IV: 466 September 19, 1919 p. 5)


Category: Online Archive, Pre-War Writers