JV Tanjuatco Interview: From Corporate to Comics - Taking that Leap of Faith

JV Tanjuatco is the head of CB Lab Media Services, which serves as a comic book imprint. In collaboration with Good Intentions Publishing, he helped coordinate and publish the graphic novel anthology Stay: 21 Comic Stories, which includes the work of 17 creators working on 20 different stories. He also worked on another publication, Open […]

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Alex Osias Interview: Carving Out Dedicated Blocks of Time for Your Art

Alex Osias is proud founding member of the LitCritters, a writing and literary discussion group that includes several Filipino fictionists of note. He is an advocate of Philippine Speculative Fiction, and is the editor for Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7, alongside his wife, Kate Osias. Much of his short fiction have been included in several […]

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Kate Osias Interview: Writing and the Value of Joining a Writing Community

Kate Osias is the proud recipient of four Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, has placed second in the 2016 Nick Joaquin Literary Awards, is the winner of the Gig Book Contest, Canvas Story Writing Contest, and the 10th Romeo Forbes Children’s Storywriting Competition. Her story, “The Riverstone Heart of Maria dela Rosa” also […]

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Paolo Chikiamco Interview: Creating the Stories You Want to Read

Paolo Chikiamco is the writer and creator behind the 2015 National Book Award Nominee, Mythspace, as well as other notable comics such as Muros (illustrated by Borg Sinaban), and Sparrows’ Roar (illustrated by Cristina Rose Chua). He’s the author of the world’s first pro-wrestling interactive fiction game, “Slammed!” by Choice of Games, and is also […]

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Nikki Alfar Interview: Conquering the Crisis of Self-Doubt

Nikki Alfar is a wife, mother, fictionist, ballroom dancer, kickboxer, and origami folder. While she has yet to receive acclaim for folding, boxing, dancing, mothering, or wifing – go figure – she has managed to cadge repeated recognition out of the Palanca, Nick Joaquin, and international Mariner literary authorities, as well as back-to-back National Book […]

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Dean Alfar Interview: Conquering the Blank Page

Dean Francis Alfar is an author and advocate of speculative fiction. His books include the novel Salamanca (Anvil); short fiction collections The Kite of Stars and Other Stories (Anvil), How to Traverse Terra Incognita (Visprint), East of the Sun and Other Stories (et al), and A Field Guide to the Roads of Manila and Other […]

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Lara Antonio Interview: The Vulnerability of Creating Art

Lara L. Antonio writes for a living. When she’s not hanging out with her dogs, reading (or writing) comics, producing plays or performing in them, she works full-time at MVNDO Media Inc. as the Editor-in-Chief. Her work has appeared in various publications like MVNDO Magazine, Mabuhay Magazine, The Inquirer, Heights, and Human Parts, among others. […]

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Noel Pascual and AJ Bernardo Interview: Conquering Daily Obstacles and Challenges

Noel Pascual is a researcher and writer who took up Library Science in UP Diliman. He has written several indie komiks including “Crime-Fighting Call Center Agents”, “Patay Kung Patay”, and is one of the creators working on ABS-CBN Publishing’s “Shake Rattle & Roll” books. He also dabbles in illustration and some of his art has […]

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