Aquino, Genevieve Mae

Genevieve Mae Aquino (G. Mae Aquino) is scientist by profession, with a clutch of diplomas in molecular biology and quantitative genetics from the University of the Philippines (both Diliman and Los Baños campuses) and the University of Edinburgh. She was a fellow for Poetry in English at the 2001 Iligan National Writers Workshop, the 2006 […]


Atilano, Ronald

Ronald Araña Atilano was born in Makati, Metro Manila and grew up in Dasmariñas, Cavite. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from the Mapua Institute of Technology in Intramuros, Manila. As a poet, he became a member of Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo (LIRA) and Oragon Poetry Circle, and contributed […]


Arguelles, Mesándel Virtusio

Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles’s eighteen books in Filipino include, among others, Guwang, Pilas ng Papel: Mga Sanaysay sa Tula, Pesoa, and Kurap sa Ilalim, as well as a volume of selected poems, Ang Iyong Buhay ay Laging Mabibigoand a limited-edition release called Talikfrom Balangay Books. English translations (by Kristine Ong Muslim) of his poems have appeared […]


Asenjo, Genevieve L.

Dr. Genevieve L. Asenjo is associate professor of literature and creative writing at the Dept. of Literature. She writes in three major Philippine languages as a poet, fictionist, and novelist and author of six books: taga-uma@manila (NCCA, 2005), Pula ang Kulay ng Text Message (University of San Agustin Press, 2006), Komposo ni Dandansoy (UST Press, 2007), Lumbay ng Dila […]


Arpilleda, Jondy M.

Jondy M. Arpilleda teaches English and literature at Surigao del Sur State University. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics from the University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City. His works appeared in Meritage Press, Philippine Graphic, Paper Monster, Liwayway, Bisaya Magazine, and Sunstar Daily Mindanao. He also co-authored a textbook entitled Writing in the Discipline published by C and E in […]


Arenas, Corin B.

Born in Valenzuela, Manila, Corin B. Arenas is an audiophile and ghostwriter based in Commonwealth, Quezon City. She attended Miriam College and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. In 2013, she attended the 52nd Silliman University National Writers Workshop as a fellow for poetry. She completed an MA in Creative Writing from the University […]


Arejola, Carlos A.

Carlos A. Arejola writes poetry, drama, essays, and stories for children in Bikol Central, Filipino, and English. He directs plays, translates, and has initiated projects advocating for writing in the vernacular, cultural heritage, and the arts. He is also an active figure in the Bikol lecture circuit. As writer and author          […]


Angeles, Mark Anthony

Mark Angeles was a writer-in-residence of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, USA in 2013. Lampara Books published his children’s books Si Znork, Ang Kabayong Mahilig Matulog and Si Andoy, Batang Tondo. His fiction collection Gagambeks at mga Kuwentong Waratpad was published by Visprint. A redux of his book Emotero is forthcoming. […]


Angeles, Clarissa N.

Clarissa N. Angeles (a.k.a. Claire Angeles) is a former High School Social Science Teacher (specifically in Philippine and World History) at St. Mary’s College Quezon City. At present, she is a University Research Associate at the Department of Political Science, UP Diliman, and a freelance writer and editor, accepting papers/ theses/ books for editing/ copy reading/ […]


Aguay Jr., Bernardo O.

Bernardo O. Aguay Jr. is a teacher by profession and he has units in Master of Arts in Literature in Ateneo de Naga University. His continuous involvement as resource person in Theater Arts and Creative Writing of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) training teachers from all over the country through the […]