Kwe, Francezca C.

Iloilo-born writer Francezca C. Kwe is nevertheless a product of Manila private schools St. Scholastica’s Marikina and the University of Santo Tomas, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and headed the Thomasian Writers Guild.

She has been a writing fellow to four national writers workshops, among these the University of the Philippines National Writers Workshop, and the National Writers Workshop in Dumaguete City.

Her works have received the USTetika and the Carlos Palanca awards, and have been published in the Sunday Times, the Philippines Free Press, Story Philippines, and Volume 1 of the Philippine Speculative Fiction Anthology edited by Dean Francis Alfar. She is currently taking her Master’s Degree in Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines. She is fond of large dogs and small people.