Call for Submissions: Payag Habagatan Special Issue on Transgender Writings and Art

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Payag Habagatan: New Writings from the South, a countercanonical literary journal of contemporary literatures from the southern Philippines, is now open for contributions to its Special Issue on Transgender Writings and Art. Continue reading Call for Submissions: Payag Habagatan Special Issue on Transgender Writings and Art

Southern Authors No. 6 — Arian Tejano on the Writer as a Nomad and Transgender Literatures in the Philippines

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Arian Tejano earned her bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of the Philippines-Mindanao. She was also a fellow at the Davao Writers Workshop. A poet and a photographer, she balances her time between Tandag, Surigao del Sur and Dumaguete, and occasionally travels around Asia for the love and self-exploration. In 2015, her poem When A Lady Boy Loves A Foreign Man won first prize at “The Other Side” poetry contest of Hong Kong-based Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. She is a marketing analyst by profession.

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