Orlino, Michael Rey S.

Si Michael Rey S. Orlino ay makata na nagtapos ng Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Engineering sa Ateneo de Manila University at ng Masters sa Engineering Management sa University of South Australia. Siya ay naging masugid na miyembro ng Heights at Matanglawin noong kolehiyo. Naging bahagi siya ng Unang Palihang Rogelio Sicat at Heights […]


Nidea, Eilyn L.

Eilyn Lamadrid Nidea of Ragay, and Tigaon, Camarines Sur is a cultural worker helping promote Bikol language, arts, literature and culture. She writes poetry, creative non-fiction, plays, and fiction. She also does literary adaptations and translations. Her works were published in a number of literary folios, anthologies, and journals. She won in the essay category […]


Moldez, Raul G.

  Raul G. Moldez is the Assistant Secretary to the Sanggunian in the City of Cagayan de Oro. He has a master’s degree in Public Administration and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration and Supervision. Aside from working in the Sanggunian, he also finds time to write fiction and poetry, some […]


Liwanag, Tim Pagaduan

Tim Pagaduan Liwanag was raised in Manila, Philippines by his parents. His interest in history and pro-Filipino works became the groundwork for his book that promotes achievements of Filipino Trailblazers. Recently, his published work on the apocalypse of first-century Jewish nation gave him the recognition of being the first Filipino author to write a book […]


Lacambra, Gexter

Gexter Ocampo Lacambra was born in Olongapo City where his family lived until he was five years old and grew up in Villasis, Pangasinan, the town of his mother. Gexter dreamt of becoming a full-pledged writer when he was still in high school, wanting badly to take up a degree in literature, say, in one […]


Hosmillo, B.B.P.

B.B.P. Hosmillo is queer, Southeast Asian, and anti-colonial writer. He is the author of Breed Me: a sentence without a subject / Phối giống tôi: một câu không chủ đề (AJAR Press, 2016) with Vietnamese translation by Hanoi-based poets Nhã Thuyên & Hải Yến. His writing is anthologized in Bettering American Poetry and forthcoming or […]


Gaspar, Anna Liza

Anna Liza Gaspar was once asked what she prefers writing about and why: stories or financial report. She replied, “Writing about numbers or financial reports relaxes me while writing stories make me feel alive. Asking me why I write is like asking a bird why it flies.” Liza grew up in a house built in […]


Fagela, Israfel

Israfel Fagela is a lawyer based in Makati City. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Caracoa, Likhaan, the Philippines Free Press, Graphic Magazine, and other publications. He attended the National Writers Workshop in Dumaguete and the UP Writers Workshop in Baguio City as fellow for poetry. He was active in the rock music scene […]


Dimacali, Timothy James

Timothy James Dimacali or TJ grew up in Manila on a staple of vintage comics and classic sci-fi, which instilled in him a lifelong love for literature and science. After graduating with a creative writing degree in 2001 from the University of the Philippines, he found himself pursuing a variety of odd jobs from financial […]


Dela Peña Jr., Rodrigo

Rodrigo Dela Peña, Jr. is the author of Requiem, a chapbook. His poems have been published in Likhaan, Kritika Kultura, Rattle, Hawai’i Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and other journals and anthologies. He has received prizes from the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Poetry, Kokoy F. Guevara Poetry Competition, British Council, Meritage Press, among others. […]