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May 2018 (Issue 21)

Introduction by Jade Mark Capiñanes

POETRY
Medyasyon sa Matutum by Rio Alma
Tnalak by Mark Angeles
Sa Dalampasigan ng General Santos City by Reparado B. Galos III
Mula sa Kaniyang Humango sa Kanilang Lahat by Jeric F. Jimenez
Hydraulics by Jose Victor Peñaranda

ESSAY
Water and Glass by Johanna Michelle Lim

FICTION
Ang Lihim ng Nakasimangot na Maskara by Rogelio Braga
Sa Likod ng Ngiti ni Joy by Ralph Jake T. Wabingga
Migo 
by Bernadette V. Neri

Editors and Contributors

 

April 2018 (Issue 20)

Introduction by Eric Gerard H. Nebran

ESSAY
The Border Express by Mikhael M. Labrador
Riding a Tricycle by Noel Pingoy

POETRY
Su mga Ngiyawa kanu Inged by Mubarak Tahir
Internal Change by Lance Isidore Catedral
Skysea by Saquina Karla C. Guiam
adobo is my favorite dish by Benj Marlowe Cordero
An Open Letter to J. Catolico Street
by Marc Jeff Lañada
Survived a Bullet by Claire Monreal
Superficial Swim by Joan Victoria Cañete
The Ascension
by Patrick Jayson Ralla
Duha ka Balak by Paul Randy Gumanao

FICTION
Black and White by Mariz Leona
Something Sad by Boon Kristoffer Lauw
Lights of Different Colors by Erwin Cabucos

Editors and Contributors

 

March 2018 (Issue 19)

Introduction by Andrea D. Lim

FICTION
The Road by Rossel Audencial
Dead Lazy by Hope Daryl Talib

POETRY
Amalia by Jerome Cenina
Quiero estar by Marie-Luise Coroza Calvero
Inig Kita Kanimo by Joana Galila
Timpo Saguna by Merhana Macabangin

ESSAY
First Aid by Mariz Leona
Twenty-Two-Hectare Treasure by Ira Shayne Salvaleon
Ice Candy by Jhessa Gales

Editors and Contributors

 

February 2018 (Issue 18)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

FILM
Jamir, a screenplay by Genory Vanz Alfasain
Kuala’s Song,” a poem by Gerald Galindez

MUSIC
Kastifun,” a song by Silek
Two Songs by Kim Nathaniel Tan
Frédéric,” an essay-and-short-story by Kurt Joshua Comendador

VISUAL ARTS
Susi, a painting-and-poem by Aldrick Lawrence Velasco
Minsan sa May Bagsakan, photo poetry by Hajar Kabalu
One More Customer,” a poem by Paolo Concepcion
If Curiosity Kills,” a poem by Jermaine Dela Cruz

THEATER
Hapagkainan, a play by Jim Raborar
Hikbi ng Batang Matador,” a poem by Dan Joseph Zapanta Rivera
Ang Bida,” a poem by John Dominic Arellano

SPOKEN WORD
Pangatlong Mata” by Hannah Adtoon Leceña
Ako si Dan” by Dan Joseph Zapanta Rivera

Editors and Contributors

 

January 2018 (Issue 17)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

FICTION
Survival by Al-faidz Omar
Slaughter by Krizza Nadine A. Calmerin
Chatkat by Jonamari Kristin Ordinario-Floresta

ESSAY
A Dream in a Minor Key by Kurt Joshua O. Comendador

POETRY
Misfortune by Jerome Cenina
Kamatayon by PG Murillo
Kem Ngà by Ryan Christian Dulay Tuan
Sising & Ulyang
by Merhana Macabangin

Editors and Contributors

 

December 2017 (Issue 16)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

ESSAY
Aden Bon Besen Uyag-Uyag by Mubarak Tahir

FICTION
Heneral by Estrella Taño Golingay
Tagu-taguan by Blesselle Fiel

POETRY
San Gerardo and the Exocoetidae by Gerald Galindez
Cotabato by Allen Samsuya
Sometimes on the Road to Kidapawan by Paul Randy Gumanao

PLAY
Pagda-dwaya by Norman Ralph Isla

Editors and Contributors

 

November 2017 (Issue 15)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

POETRY
Sometimes Suicidal, Mostly Booze by Jermaine Dela Cruz
Idlip by Patrick Jayson Ralla
Perpetual Friction by Michael John Otanes
Breakwater Girls by Saquina Karla C. Guiam

ESSAY
Mother and Son by Lance Isidore Catedral
Remembering Ama by Gutierrez Mangansakan II

FICTION
Nowhere Room by Kristine Ong Muslim
Sirena by Mark Sherwin Castronuevo Bayanito
The Crying Walls of San Lorenzo by Erwin Cabucos

Editors and Contributors

 

October 2017 (Issue 14)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

FICTION
Koronadal Horror Story by Matt S. F. Jones
Fireflies by Adonis Hornoz
Nowheresville by Jonathan Susvilla
How I Remember Us by Gian Carlo Licanda
Mithi by Boon Kristoffer Lauw

POETRY
Hide and Seek by John Dominic Arellano
Two Poems on Extrajudicial Killings by David Jayson Oquendo
Karinderya by Kiel Mark Guerrero

Editors and Contributors

 

September 2017 (Issue 13)

Introductions
Pangangailangan ng Alinlangan by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac
A Year of a Hundred Little Steps by Jude Ortega

POETRY
像你父親的花園裡的月亮花 by Andrea D. Lim
Two Mindanao Poems by Generoso Opulencia
Swing, Swing by John Dominic Arellano
A Prayer by Kloyde Caday
Cow No. 7 by Kristine Ong Muslim
When the Soul Sleeps: Two Poems by Jermaine Dela Cruz
Tienes el alma más hermosa and other Poems by Marie-Luise Coroza Calvero
We are Careful by Michael John C. Otanes
#BigasHindiBala by Saquina Karla C. Guiam

PLAY
Ang Call Center Sister by Hiyasmin Gabriela Espejo
Ikalimang Berdeng Lobo by Leo Dominic Padua

FICTION
No Escape by David Jayson Oquendo
Scrutiny by Emmylou Shayne Layog
Tilapyang Puti by Genory Vanz Alfasain
Sa Idalom sang Bulan by Mariz Leona
Katipunan by Mark Sherwin Castronuevo Bayanito
Why is Pig’s Nose Flat? by Mary Ann Ordinario-Floresta
Sa Kalsada by Paul Randy P. Gumanao (trans., Karlo Antonio Galay David)
Kukum by Sharmin Tanael

ESSAY
A Familiar Haunting on Christmas by Gilbert Tan
Abal by Jade Mark Capiñanes
To the Mouse I Shall Be Dissecting this Afternoon by Lance G. Catedral
Sharing Soul Stories in Sabtang by Noel Pingoy
Quantum Leap by Rossel Audencial

Contributors

 

August 2017 (Issue 12)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

POETRY
Kaagi by Melissa P. Barientos
#ReminderParaKayFuture by Larry Illich N. Souribio
Cigarettes and Ashes by Patrick Jayson L. Ralla

FICTION
Stars in the Ceiling by Gian Carlo Cagaanan Licanda

ESSAY
Better This Way by Spencer Pahang
Tulay Buayan by Genory Vanz Alfasain

Editors and Contributors

 

July 2017  (Issue 11)

Introduction by Andrea D. Lim

POETRY
Alikabok, ayon kay Generoso Opulencia by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac
Paltos by Nikko Ladera

FICTION
Shoebox by John Gied Calpotura
Number 69 Jersey Shorts by Genory Vanz Alfasain

ESSAY
Of Trees and Paper by Hazel-Gin Lorenzo Aspera

Editors and Contributors

 

June 2017 (Issue 10)

Introduction by Jade Mark B. Capiñanes

POETRY
5-5-5 by Alvin D. Pomperada
Tayhop by Louise Ouano

FICTION
The Girl Under the Mango Tree by Mariz Leona

ESSAY
Courage in a Piece of Cloth by Mayamen B. Hashmin
What Cars Might Mean by David Jayson Oquendo

Editors and Contributors

 

May 2017  (Issue 9)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

PLAY
Bulan by Jim C. Raborar

POETRY
Sukli by Andrea D. Lim
In the Presence of My Enemies by Generoso Opulencia

ESSAY
A Short History of Nearly Every Window I Have Once or Twice
Contemplated Throwing Myself out Of by Jade Mark Capiñanes

FICTION
Sugarcoat by John Gied Calpotura
Tawag by Mark Sherwin Castronuevo Bayanito

INTERVIEW
Pananaginip, Ayon kay Témê Damon by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

Editors and Contributors

 

April 2017 (Issue 8)

Introduction by Paul Randy Gumanao

POETRY
Kung Ako ang Pasultihon by Hannah A. Leceña
Instagram by Paolo Concepcion

FICTION
Gravitational Pull by Michael John Otanes
10:33 AM by John Gied Calpotura
Death Mask by Rossel M. Audencial

INTERVIEW
The Accidental Writer by Kloyde A. Caday

Editors and Contributors

 

March 2017  (Issue 7)

Introduction by Saquina Karla C. Guiam

POETRY
Trimester Epiphanies by Jermafe Kae Prias

FICTION
Sa Kabilang Dulo ng Baril by Mariz Leona
Ig-agaw by Hannah A. Leceña
The Girl by Rossel M. Audencial

ESSAY
Farewell to Grief by Ma. Jocedel Zulita

Editors and Contributors

 

February 2017  (Issue 6)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

POETRY
On Your 68th Birthday by Generoso Opulencia
Sea by David Jayson Oquendo
Bonifacio Arsonisto by Gerald Galindez
Ang Putang Inang Bayan by Doren John Bernasol

FICTION
Swollen Lymph Node by Michael John Otanes

Editors and Contributors

 

January 2017  (Issue 5)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

ESSAY
A Portrait of a Young Man as a Banak by Jade Mark Capiñanes
Other Disclosures by Noel Pingoy

FICTION
Uma by Mariz Leona

POETRY
Early Morning in Surallah by Estrella Taño Golingay
Homesickness by Andrea D. Lim

Editors and Contributors

 

December 2016  (Issue 4)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

POETRY
Rorate Coeli by Generoso Opulencia
Hindi Kayo Mga Pangalan Lamang by Maureen Gaddi dela Cruz

ESSAY
Notes of an Expat by Angeli Savas

FICTION
The Bleached Hills of Cotabato by Erwin Cabucos
Pangarap ni Ija by Doren John Bernasol

Editors and Contributors

 

November 2016  (Issue 3)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

POETRY
Trail by Estrella Taño Golingay
Daughter by Estrella Taño Golingay
Oras sang Panira by Generoso Opulencia
Hinakop nga Haiku by Generoso Opulencia
Little Statue by Adonis Hornoz
Above the Clouds by Florence Jay Salcedo

FICTION
Day of Mourning by Jude Ortega

Editors and Contributors

 

October 2016  (Issue 2)

Introduction by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

POETRY
Si Nene at Ako sa Pagitan ng Gabi at Liwanag by Estrella Taño Golingay
To a Son Learning the Art of Cooking by Generoso Opulencia
Regarding Flowers from La Trinidad by Generoso Opulencia
Image of the Dancer by Rita Gadi
The Lady of October by Rita Gadi
Mga Tulang Hugot by Alvin Pomperada

FICTION
A Quest to Recapture the Spirits by Jude Ortega
The Horror House by Prescilla Dorado
Mga Kuwentong Hugot by Jude Ortega

Editors and Contributors

 

September 2016  (Issue 1)

Introduction by Jude Ortega

POETRY
Kutabatu by Rita Gadi
Four Kinaray-a Poems by Generoso Opulencia
Three Filipino Poems by M.J. Cagumbay Tumamac

ESSAY
Becoming a Hematologist by Noel Pingoy

PLAY
Killing the Issue by Karlo Antonio Galay David

FICTION
Crimson Crescents by Gilbert Yap Tan
Ang Paborito ni Daddy by Nal Andrea Jalando-on
Touch Move by Karlo Antonio Galay David

Editors and Contributors

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