Contributors / December 2013 (Issue 22)

Marjorie Evasco
ImageMarjorie Evasco writes in Cebuano-Visayan and English. Her books, Dreamweavers and Ochre Tones both won the National Book Award for Poetry from the Manila Critics' Circle. Skin of Water won for her the SEAWrite award. Her poetry is published in anthologies such as Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia and Beyond and The World Record: International Voices in Southbank Centre’s Poetry Parnassus. She has participated in various literary festivals such as the Vancouver Writers Festival, the WordFeast in Singapore, the Man Hong Kong Literary Festival, the XVIII International Festival of Poetry in Medellin, Colombia, the VI International Poetry Festival in Granada, Nicaragua, and the 2012 Poetry Parnassus Festival of Southbank Centre in London. She was also a writing fellow in the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa in 2002. Her poems have been translated into many languages, among these German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Estonian and Kannada. Recent publications can be found in Prairie Schooner, Axon Journal, Galeriapaloma and Cordite. [Poetry]

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