“Wife” was published on author Cecilia Brainard’s website

My short story,¬†Wife, which was first published in Team magazine's second issue was published in Cecilia Brainard's blog. Ma'am Cecilia is actually a family friend who I met at a one-day writing workshop when I was still a student in La Salle. After the workshop, she approached me and asked me if I was "the…Read more “Wife” was published on author Cecilia Brainard’s website

Sometimes You Don’t Get What You Paid For (Team magazine)

So I wrote another piece for Team magazine. I wrote erotica for a five-part sizzling summer stories called SPF -- Short Provocative Fiction -- edited by Apa Agbayani. He called me up and asked me to write something. So I wrote Sometimes You Don't Get What You Paid For. It's very graphic, it's quite racy.…Read more Sometimes You Don’t Get What You Paid For (Team magazine)

Breaking Ground (the Santermo Young Writer’s Workshop)

Today was the last day of the Santermo Young Writer's Workshop "Breaking Ground." It was a two day workshop with talks -- one by myself, talking about the writer's life, and the other by Rene Hinojales, who wrote about writing and performance -- and we workshopped poetry (yesterday) and today we worked on the fiction…Read more Breaking Ground (the Santermo Young Writer’s Workshop)

Building the Collection

Just the other day, I got an e-mail from one of the journals¬†that I sent poems to for publication. They told me they are going to publish my work (both poems) and I'm overjoyed about it. These poems are two of my strongest Instagram poems but they have been edited and refined. I fixed the…Read more Building the Collection

fiction

I have gotten it into my head that my next book is going to be fiction. I'm going to keep writing poetry and publishing drafts here or putting out my writing exercises on my Twitter and Instagram accounts and when I feel they are ready, I'll send them out for publication to journals or websites…Read more fiction

Grab a copy of Team magazine Issue #2 (Manila Luzon cover)

Team is a quarterly magazine that aims to change the way the gay community is represented and viewed in the Philippines by giving a platform for all manners of representation in the pages of its magazine. Every issue, Team compiles well-written confessional essays detailing with the various aspects of what it means like to be…Read more Grab a copy of Team magazine Issue #2 (Manila Luzon cover)