Carlomar Arcangel Daoana is the author of four collections of poetry, with Loose Tongue: Poems 2001-2013, published by the UST Publishing House in 2014, as the most recent. His poems have been anthologized in the Vagabond Asia Pacific Poetry Series, published by Vagabond Press which is based in Australia. He received First Place and Second Place honors in the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature in the English Poetry category for his collections, “The Elegant Ghost” (2012) and “Crown Sonnet for Maria” (2013), respectively. A regular columnist for the Arts and Culture section of the Philippine Star, he teaches at the Fine Arts Department of the Ateneo de Manila University.