The list of Eastlit Writers November 2014 is alphabetical by first name:
Cesar Polvorosa Jr.
Cesar Polvorosa, Jr. is a professor of economics and world geography at the Humber Business School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is a published writer in economics, business and literary fields. His poems and/or short stories had been published in Page & Spine of North Carolina, Eastlit literary journal of East/Southeast Asia, major Philippine national magazines, a Japanese English newspaper and a York University literary journal (Canada). His poem, “Ishinomaki” remains as Easlit Magazine’s most popular piece as of October 2014. His fiction had been anthologized. He was a Writing Fellow at the University of the Philippines National Writers’ Workshop. In Toronto, he was a 2008 Emerging Writer of Diaspora Dialogues and a Board Director of Story Telling Toronto (2009-11). He had been a scholar in his BA, MA and PhD studies and had been selected by the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies of Tokyo, Japan as Alumnus of the Month for October 2014. He is an occasional columnist for Interaksyon, the news website of Philippine TV channel TV5 writing on economic issues and developments relevant to the Philippines.
China De Vera
China Patria De Vera is a grade school teacher, striving writer, storyteller and human rights advocate. Now, she’s trying to finish her MA in Philippine Studies while drinking tea and coffee in between.
Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Deborah Wong is a law graduate from the University of London. She did creative writing at the University of British Columbia. Her poems have been published locally and internationally, including the latest from The Tower Journal, Coffee Shop Poems and Wish Poetry Press. Her novel and full-length poetry book are currently seeking for publication. ‘Dragon’s Lover’ is her first short story publication.
Eoin Brophy is a previously unpublished poet born in Portsmouth (United Kingdom), where he spent a number of years as a musician/songwriter. He is currently teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, where he can often be seen staring at walls in the city’s many cafes and bars.
Khanh Ha is the author of Flesh (2012, Black Heron Press) and The Demon Who Peddled Longing (November 2014, Underground Voices). He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and the recipient of Greensboro Review’s 2014 Robert Watson Literary Prize in Fiction. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Waccamaw Journal, storySouth, Greensboro Review, The Long Story, Permafrost Magazine, Saint Ann’s Review, Moon City Review, Red Savina Review, DUCTS, ARDOR, Lunch Ticket, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Tayo Literary Magazine, Sugar Mule, Yellow Medicine Review, Printer’s Devil Review, Mount Hope, Thrice Fiction, Lalitamba Journal, and other fine magazines.
Australian by birth and of Montenegrin origin, writing has been the chief focus for Pavle Radonic for many years. Almost forty months living and writing intensively in a particular back-corner of Singapore—the old Chinese/Malay Geylang quarter—has provided unexpected stimulus. Earlier writings have appeared in a range of Australian literary journals and most recently Asian Cha (Hong Kong) and One Page Literary Magazine (Aust). Through the Singapore stay and the exploration of the Straits region a blog from which currently a MS is being drafted, is here: www.axialmelbourne.blogspot.com
Robert Wexelblatt is professor of humanities at Boston University’s College of General Studies. He has published the story collections Life in the Temperate Zone and The Decline of Our Neighborhood; a book of essays, Professors at Play; two short novels, Losses and The Derangement of Jules Torquemal; and essays, stories, and poems in a variety of journals. His novel Zublinka Among Women won the Indie Book Awards first-place prize for fiction. His most recent book is The Artist Wears Rough Clothing.
Tse Hao Guang
Tse Hao Guang is from Singapore, and has been published or featured in various anthologies, journals and art exhibitions. He has a chapbook, hyperlinkage, to his name. Currently studying at the University of Chicago, he can be found online at www.vituperation.wordpress.com.