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/ proofreading and has
published numerous poems, essays and short stories in both English and Filipino in various websites, newspapers, magazines and books.Ms. Angeles graduated cum laude from UP Diliman in 1998 with the degree Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Social Studies and minor in Filipino, and was a consistent honor student from elementary to high school at the UP Integrated School. She finished her Master in Asian Studies degree program at the UP Diliman Asian Center and is currently pursuing her PhD in Anthropology at UP Diliman. Her interests, besides writing, include reading, traveling, photography, watching movies, gardening, taking care of dogs, cooking and baking, singing, dancing, sketching, and sports such as bowling, volleyball, cycling, swimming, table tennis, billiards, and chess. She enjoys nature-tripping, tree planting, charity works, and other outreach activities from which the marginalized sectors benefit.
Recent Works
“Happy Hearts’ Day”. Enrich Magazine. November 2013. (feature article in English)
“Lucia.” Tinig 5. January-March 2006 (short story in Filipino)
“Of Women and Nation: Looking Through the Eyes of the Imam.” Proceedings of the Seminar on Imam Khomeini’s View on the Role of Women in Society in June 2005. Cultural Section of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and UP Institute of Islamic Studies. November 2005. (essay in English)
“Latigo.” Tinig 4. October-December 2005 (poem in Filipino)
“Kabataan, Lipunan.” Tinig 4. October-December 2005 (poem in Filipino)
“Sa Kanyang Takdang Panahon.” Tinig 3. July-September 2005. (poem in Filipino)
“Musmos”. Tinig 3. July-September 2005. (short story in Filipino)
“Muling Pagtahak”. Tinig 2. April-June 2005. (essay in Filipino)
“Disyerto”. Liwayway Magazine. March 7, 2005. (short story in Filipino)
“Barya”, in 30 Piling Kuwento 2003. Manila: Dandelion Strategic Marketing, June 2004. (short story in a book)
“Nothing Lost” in Youngblood, Philippine Daily Inquirer. May 18, 2004. (feature article in English in a newspaper)- also posted in, May 2004.
“Kalawang.” Liwayway Magazine. January 12, 2004. (short story in Filipino)
“Barya.” Liwayway Magazine. March 10, 2003. (short story in Filipino)
“Sa May Interseksyon.” Liwayway Magazine. January 13, 2003. (short story in Filipino)
“Health is in the Heart.” Health Today Magazine. January-February 2003. (feature article in English)
“Sa Pagdating ng Unos.” Liwayway Magazine. June 10, 2002. (short story in Filipino)