SyGaco, Sonia

Sonia B. SyGaco is a Mass Communication graduate, magna cum laude from Silliman University and holds a master’s degree in creative writing in the same school. She finished her doctoral studies in English Language Studies at Silliman University last March 2016. She was a recipient of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines Jollibee Gawad […]

Solano, John Patrick

Si John Patrick F. Solano ay nakatira sa San Mateo, Rizal. Nagtapos siya ng kursong Applied Mathematics sa Politeknikong Unibersidad ng Pilipinas at kasalukuyang kumukuha ng M.A. Malikhaing Pagsulat sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Diliman. Noong 2016, ang koleksyon niya ng mga tulang pambatang may pamagat na Tiniklop-tiklop na Bugtong ay nagkamit ng Ikalawang Gantimpala sa […]

Sánchez, Louie Jon

Louie Jon A. Sánchez teaches writing, literature, popular culture, and television studies at the Department of English, Ateneo de Manila University.  He holds an MFA in Creative Writing, with high distinction, from the De La Salle University-Manila, where he is also a candidate for a PhD in Literature. He has won prizes from the Don […]

Ricafuente, Alrom Christian

Alrom Christian P. Ricafuente is an Aklanon writer. He writes poems, essays, short stories, travelogues, and novels. He is currently taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education, major in Biological Science in Aklan Catholic College as his second course. His poem, ‘The Fear’, won first place in Literati Day’s Poem Writing Contest in August 2016 under […]

Reyes, Jun Cruz

Jun Cruz Reyes is a sui-generis writer, he was formerly known as the “enfant terrible” of Philippine Letters and is now considered as one of the finest and most accomplished writers in Philippine literature. According to critics, Jun Cruz Reyes changed and raised the standards of writing in the Philippines by introducing and popularizing “wikang […]

Tolentino, Rolando B.

Rolando B. Tolentino is the current director of the UP Institute for Creative Writing. He is also a faculty member of the UP College of Mass Communication. He is the founding chair of Katha, the fictionists group in Filipino, and is a member of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino and the Congress of Teachers and Educators […]

Ramos, Matthew Jacob

Matthew Jacob Ramos or Jake Ramos holds a BFA in both Creative Writing and Information Design from the Ateneo de Manila University. He is a graphic designer by day and a content creator by night. He has published works in both Philippine Genre Stories and Philippine Speculative Fiction and was recently a fellow of both the Cornelio […]

Penones Jr., Francisco

Francisco V. Penones Jr. is an award-winning poet and journalist. He is also a visual artist,  an indie-film actor and civil society organization leader engaged in sustainable development and heritage preservation advocacies.  He is a member of the National Committee on Literary Arts representing Southern Luzon in the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, […]

Peñaranda, Victor Jose

Victor Jose Peñaranda (Bimboy) is a poet, writer-researcher, and community development practitioner. He has three poetry collections in English: Voyage in Dry Season (Sipat Publishing), Pilgrim in Transit (Anvil Publishing), and Lucid Lightning (UST Publishing). His works, poetry and prose, have appeared in several anthologies. He received awards for his poetry from the Carlos Palanca Memorial Foundation […]

Oyzon, Voltaire

Voltaire Q. Oyzon has an MA in English from Leyte Normal University, where he teaches Waray language. He has been a writing fellow at the Visayas, Faigao, Iligan, and UP writing workshops. He is from Barugo, Leyte. LIST OF WORKS Stories for children: Sandangaw (Sari-Sari Storyooks, forthcoming) Hi Datu Bangkaw ha Isla Pinangamotehan (LNU Press, […]