Dimzon, Alain Russ

Alain Russ Dimzon was the first fellow for Hiligaynon Poetry of the UP National Writers Workshop. As a poet, fictionist, lyricist and songwriter, his works in Hiligaynon, Filipino and English have appeared in Home Life, National Midweek, Philippine Panorama, Sunday Inquirer Magazine, Philippines Free Press, Philippine Graphic, The Sunday Times, Ani, Patubas, Mantala, In Time Passing […]


Daposala, Ton

Mark Anthony “Ton” Daposala was born and raised in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. He writes poetry in Binisaya. He has received fellowships from the 27th Cornelio Faigao Writers USC Cebuano Studies Center, the 18th Iligan National Writers Workshop, and the 57th National Writers Workshop. He has served as a panelist at the 1st CDO Writers Workshop. He has […]


Dacanay, Alvin

Alvin I. Dacanay (b. 1974) is a short story writer, playwright, and editor. He finished his Mass Communication degree at Saint Joseph’s College of Quezon City in 1998 and later studied creative writing at the University of the Philippines in Diliman. Dacanay was a fellow at the Silliman University National Writers Workshop in 2001 and […]


Deldoc, Eljay

A native of Hagonoy, Bulacan, Eljay Castro Deldoc is a writer, translator, actor, director, and educator. He earned his degree in Communication Arts from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. He has been a fellow of the Cordillera Creative Writing Workshop, the 14th Iyas National Writers Workshop, the 1st PUP Multi-Genre National Writers Workshop, the […]


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. […]


dela Cruz, Mar Anthony Simon

Nagtapos si Mar Anthony Simon dela Cruz ng BA Aralin sa Sining at MA Filipino: Malikhaing Pagsulat sa University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD). Kandidato siya ngayon para sa Ph.D. sa Filipino: Pagsasalin sa nasabing unibersidad. Naging resident fellow siya sa Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies (CCWLS) ng University of Santo Tomas kung saan […]


De Los Reyes, T.

T. De Los Reyes’ poems have appeared in the Hawai’i Review, Hong Kong’s Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, Philippine Free Press, Philippine Graphic, and Verses Typhoon Yolanda, an anthology published by Meritage Press. Her work has recently been listed as a Notable Manuscript in the 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize by BOAAT Press […]


Dazo, Roehl Joseph

Roehl Joseph A. Dazo writes fiction in Cebuano. He finished his Bachelor of Secondary Education- English at the Talisay City College in 2013 and Master of Arts in Literature at the Cebu Normal University in 2017. He is the co-editor of Libulan: Binisaya Anthology of Queer Literature, a fellow of 16th IYAS National Writers Workshop, […]


David, Karlo Antonio

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 […]