Carreon, Shane

Charmaine L. Carreon (Shane Carreon) is author of Travelbook (UP Press, 2013) and Then, Beast(UP Press, 2017). Ze received an Academy of American Poets Prize, an honourable mention in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, as well the Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature and the Nick Joaquin Literary Award. Hir poems have been consecutively nominated for […]

Capili, Noreen B.

Noreen Capili, also known as Noringai, has been writing for love and for a living for the past 20 years. A scriptwriter, a columnist, and editor,  – all at the same time when necessary (which was often ) – she has seen her words come to life in print, online, and on television and film. […]

Castillo, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo is a Professional Feature Writer/Creative Writer/Journalist/Travel Writer/Published International Poet and Author/ Editor/Proofreader/Speaker. She was born on August 19, 1973 in Manila, Philippines. Elizabeth is a multi-awarded and widely-published contemporary writer/poet/artist and the author of “Seasons of Emotions” (UK), published last 2013 and “Inner Reflections of the Muse” (USA), published in 2014. Her […]

Casaje, Lito

Apart from being a multi-award-winning playwright and screenwriter, Carlito (Lito) Casaje is also a licensed optometrist, professor, journalist, theatre and independent film actor, director, producer and cancer survivor. Lito earned his Master of Arts in Creative Writing degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He co-founded Dramatis Personae, a theatre-events-multi-media company with multi-award-winning playwright […]

Campilan, Victorette Joy

Victorette Joy (VJ) Campilan finished her MFA in Creative Writing in De La Salle University-Manila and BA Communication Research in the University of the Philippines-Diliman. She was first published in UP Diliman’s literary journal, Likhaan, for her short story, “Real Dhaka.” The story eventually expanded into her first novel, All My Lonely Islands, her thesis […]

Constantino, Mary Gigi

Mary Gigi Constantino was born in Iloilo City, Philippines. She graduated with a degree in Computer Science major in Information Technology and presently works for a privately owned company.  Reading and writing has always been a passion for her.  Her first storybook, “Crooked”, was part of Gawad Panitikan Pangkalusugan by Mu Sigma Phi Medical Sorority […]

Ceballos, Lamberto

Lamberto G. Ceballos is the eldest of eleven siblings. He was born in Cawayan, Dalaguete, Cebu, on April 16, 1942. His parents were the late Nemesio Carza Ceballos and the late Visitacion Carumba Getutua. He loved to write even when he was yet in the elementary, especially when their teacher assigned them to write formal […]

Cangco, Jose Antonio

Jose Antonio M. Cangco graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University. As a management graduate, his work involved writing guidelines, designing manual systems and formulating standard operating procedures. His next employment which was with the government dealt with preparing feasibility studies, writing business communications, in addition to supervising an accounting unit. It was during this […]

Carnice, F. Jordan

F. Jordan Carnice was born in 1988 and lived his first 16 years in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. His next four years were mostly spent in Dumaguete, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing at Silliman University. During those years, he also became a member of LitCritters Dumaguete, led a regional organization called […]

Candano, Catherine

Catherine Candano’s English poetry and short fiction have been published regionally in the Asia Literary Review, Literature in North Queensland, Asian Cha, as well as leading Philippine literary anthologies such as the Anvil Publishing’s Crowns and Oranges: New Philippine Poetry, Philippine PEN Center’s At Home in Unhomeliness: An Anthology of New Philippine Postcolonial Poetry in […]