Charmaine L. Carreon (Shane Carreon) is author of Travelbook (UP Press, 2013) and Then, Beast(UP Press, 2017). Ze received an Academy of American Poets Prize, an honourable mention in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, as well the Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature and the Nick Joaquin Literary Award. Hir poems have been consecutively nominated for the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Journals Project. Hir poems and fiction appear in Little Things: An Anthology of Poetry(Ethos Books, Singapore), Veils, Halos and Shackles(Kasva Press, Israel), Typhoon
Yolanda: A Storm of Filipino Poets(Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco), Querida(Anvil, Philippines), Press: 100 Love Letters(UP Press, Philippines), Kritika Kultura, Tomás Anniversary Issue, Callisto: A Queer Fiction Journaland elsewhere.Currently on a Fulbright Fellowship, ze lives in Cebu and New York.