(Shanghai International Literary Festival)


Participated in ‘A story goes around the world’ for Kulturaustausch
Featured on The Common’s Ask a Local 
The Quiet Ones included in The National‘s 12 Must-Read Migrant Stories
The Quiet Ones wins Madrigal-Gonzales First Book Award
Selected for the Art Omi Writers Residency
The Quiet Ones now available on Google Play and Amazon
The Quiet Ones featured on FullyBooked’s Homegrown Reads
The Quiet Ones wins Philippine National Book Award


UP National Writers Workshop (Baguio) | Apr 12 – 19
Likhaan Panayam Lecture Series (UP Diliman) | Feb 18
The Politics of Narrative (Talamban, Cebu City) | Oct 26
Art Omi Writers-in-Residence Reading (Benenson Center, Ghent, New York) | Sept 28
EuroSEAS 2019 (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) | Sept 10 – 13
The Spectrum Fellowship 2019 (USLS Bacolod) | April 3
Alipato x Palad: Paglikha sa Gitna ng Unos (DLSU Dasmariñas) | March 12
Lecture at the PUP Institute for Culture and Language Studies | July 26