Contributors - F/W 2020
Tania De Rozario
Tania De Rozario is a writer and visual artist. She is the author of Tender Delirium (Math Paper Press, 2013) and Somewhere Else, Another You (Math Paper Press, 2018). Born in Singapore, she lives and works on the traditional unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, colonially known as Vancouver.
Joy Ho (she/they) is an illustrator and cartoonist. After graduating from the Maryland Institute College of Art, they’ve illustrated and designed for several organizations such as New Naratif, NPR, The Substation, Mynah Magazine, the National Museum of Singapore, and The Moon bookstore & café. Their work has been recognized by the Will Eisner scholarship and the Society of Illustrators in the US. They organize and design for Queer ZineFest, and recently collaborated with migrant poets for Our Pandemic, a series pairing illustrators and poets on life under lockdown during COVID. (twitter & instagram: @feever_dreem) https://www.joyho.art/
Paula Mendoza earned her BA in English at the University of Texas and her MFA in Poetry at the University of Michigan. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Utah. She is the recipient of the Yalobusha Review Poetry Award, the Hopwood Award in Poetry, and the Michael R. Gutterman Award in Poetry. Hyphenated, she's Filipino-Canadian. Regionally, an Austinite. Mostly, her home's in words. She lives and writes in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Based in Singapore, Shirin Rafie is a freelance illustrator and the co-founder of Wild Dot (@wildd.sg). She enjoys creating light-hearted and colorful artworks for people, whether for educational tabletop games, or explainers on the Singapore political scene. At Wild Dot, she experiments with creating natural art materials by researching flora and horticultural waste that can be found within Southeast Asia and Singapore. https://wildd.myportfolio.com/
Ricco Villanueva Siasoco
Ricco Villanueva Siasoco is a writer, educator, and activist based in San Francisco. His work has been published in AGNI, Joyland, Drunken Boat, and The North American Review. He has received fellowships from The Center for Fiction, Lambda Literary, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He received his MFA from Bennington College and has taught at Columbia University, Boston College, and the Massachusetts College of Art. Ricco is a board member of Kundiman, a national literary organization dedicated to Asian American literature.