Ton Daposala is the poetry editor of Bulawan Literary Journal of Northern Mindanao. He has recently been accepted as a fellow for poetry at the 57th University of the Philippines National Writers Workshop and has previously attended the Iligan National Writers Workshop and the Cornelio Faigao Annual Writers Workshop. He serves as the director for creative development of writers collective Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro. He teaches creative writing and literature courses at Capitol University in Cagayan de Oro and studies Master of Arts (MA) in Literature at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan. His poems have been published extensively in Manila Bulletin’s Bisaya Magazine, Dagmay Literary Journal, The Best of Faigao, The Nomads Quarterly, Kabisdak Cebuano Literary Lighthouse, among others. This year, first collection of poems titled Basa-basa is published under Xavier University Press.