Karlo Antonio Galay David’s family has been in Kidapawan in North Cotabato for four generations. He writes Fiction, drama, and translations in English, Cebuano, and the variety of Filipino in Davao. He has a AB in English from the Ateneo de Davao University and a Master’s in Creative Writing from Silliman University. He was a fellow to the Ateneo de Davao Campus Writers Workshop in Davao, the Iyas Creative Writing Workshop in Bacolod, and the Silliman National Writers Workshop in Dumaguete. He has a Nick Joaquin Literary Award for fiction and a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for one act play in English.

  • Short story ‘Arabella Raut the Eighth’ Published in Kritika Kultura, semi-annual peer-reviewed international electronic journal of literary, language and cultural studies of the Department of English of the Ateneo de Manila University, No 28, February 2017
  • Short story ‘Kuyaw,’ published in Habi, Collaborative Literary Folio of the Ateneo Universities in the Philippines, March 2016
  • Review on ‘Lungsod na Pinagpala, Kidapawan: Kasayasyan, Pamahalaan, at Lipunan’ by Bergonia, published in Tambara, Academic Journal of the Ateneo de Davao University, August 2015
  • Play ‘R&B (Reality and Budots)’ published in Nomads Quarterly, March 2015
  • Several articles on the Dumaguete MetroPost from 2013-2014
  • Short Story ‘In the Manner Accustomed’ Published in the Philippines Graphic 10th June 2013
  • Translation of poem ‘Candles’ by Alvin Pang Published in the Dagmay, the Literary Journal of the Davao Writers Guild 30th of December 2012
  • Poem ‘Uwan ug Nabiyaang Kagahapon’ published in Bisaya Magasin, 11th July 2012
  • Literary Criticism ‘The Poet as Prophet and Punster: A Review of Cesar Aquino’s In Samarkand’ Published in the Silliman Journal May-December 2011
  • Three Opinion articles published in Sunstar Davao from 2010 to 2011