Kimpo, Jr., Phillip

Phillip Kimpo Jr. was born on May 10, 1985 in Galas, Quezon City to Aklanon parents. He graduated BS Computer Science from UP Diliman. He was a Fellow for English Creative Nonfiction in the 48 th Dumaguete National Writers Workshop and 9 th UST National Writers Workshop, and for Filipino Poetry in the 9 th IYAS […]


Kalaw, Maximo Maguiat

Essayist and fiction writer Maximo Maguiat Kalaw was born on May 6, 1891 in Lipa, Batangas. Educated in the Philippine Normal School and the University of the Philippines, Kalaw also obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Georgetown University in 1915 and a Ph.D. in Philosophy, honoris causa, from the University of Michigan in 1924. He served as […]


Kilates, Marne L.

Marne L. Kilates has published three books of poetry, Children of the Snarl(Aklat Peskador, 1987), Poems en Route (UST Publishing House, 1998), andMostly in Monsoon Weather (UP Press, 2007), and nine books of translation of Filipino poetry into English. His translations include works by major Filipino poets, the latest of which are the University of the Philippines Centennial Edition of […]


Katigbak, Mookie

Mookie Katigbak finished her BA at the Ateneo de Manila University in 2001 and her MFA in Creative Writing at the New School University in New York City in 2004. A published poet, her works have appeared in The New York Quarterly, Likhaan, Ideya, The Philippine Graphic, Sunday Inquirer Magazine and Heights. She has also done […]


Katigbak, Luis

Luis Katigbak has won numerous accolades for his writing, including Palanca and Philippine Graphic awards. He has two books out so far: Happy Endings , a collection of short stories from the UP Press, and The King of Nothing to Do , an anthology of his essays, from Milflores Publishing. He co-founded BURN magazine and was the founding Editor-in-Chief […]


Kwe, Francezca C.

Iloilo-born writer Francezca C. Kwe is nevertheless a product of Manila private schools St. Scholastica’s Marikina and the University of Santo Tomas, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and headed the Thomasian Writers Guild. She has been a writing fellow to four national writers workshops, among these the University of the Philippines National Writers Workshop, and […]


Karasig, Jose Domingo

Jose Domingo Karasig was born on July 31, 1904 in Malolos, Bulacan. He obtained a degree in journalism from the University of Manila, after which he took up the editorship of publications such as Ang Republika and Liwayway. In addition to being a reporter and columnist, Karasig also became acting provincial governer of Bulacan in 1946. […]