‘Bukambibig’ is the official poetry folio of Spoken Word Philippines, a community of Filipino spoken word artists across geographic and aesthetic boundaries. The folio is aimed to providing a venue for spoken word artists to showcase their poems meant for performance. It welcomes poems in English and/or Filipino as contributions that questions and traverses poetic boundaries. It is open to all Filipino spoken word artists who reside in the Philippines or abroad. ‘Bukambibig’ is published quarterly, in February, May, August, and November. Submissions are assumed to be original, unpublished, and written for performance. The theme for the first issue to be published on August is ‘crowd’ (i.e. identity, belongingness, anonymity, and behavior in/of crowds). Entries may be composed of three to four poems (no longer than 80 lines) in PDF format. Poems should be written as one document, single-spaced in Garamond font 12. The name of the author shall not appear on any of the pages. On the email’s body, write the author’s name, mobile number, email address, and a short bionote (in the third person). The bionote (100-300 words) may include the author’s location in the Philippines or anywhere in the world, college course, school, and if applicable, current professional work, writers group affiliations, works published, and writers workshops attended. All contributions must be submitted before 11:59 PM on 30 June 2016 to spokenwordph.poetryfolio@gmail.com with the email subject: “Submissions: Last Name_First Name_Middle Initial” (example: “Submissions: Dela Cruz_Juan Carlos_P”). Poems submitted will undergo a blind review by a pool of reviewers supervised by the folio editor. Queer poet-memoirist Alton Melvar Dapanas will be the editor of the poetry folio, with Mark S Angeles, writer-in-residence of the 2013 International Writing Program in the United States and Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino’s 2016 Makata ng Taon, as consultant. Award-winning poet, fictionist, essayist, and playwright Vim D Nadera of UP Likhaan Institute of Creative Writing, considered as the father of Philippine performance poetry, will write the folio’s foreword. (Note: The copyright of the works published in the folio remains with the authors. Currently, we are unable to give honorarium to the authors.)