Raissa Rivera Falgui
I am a Filipina author of children's and young adult books, of which the most acclaimed is my YA art novel Woman in a Frame, which was shortlisted for the Philippine National Book Awards in 2015. My collection of short fiction has recently been published by Penguin Random House Southeast Asia. Several of my short stories have also been published in the young adult anthologies of the Ateneo de Manila Press and University of the Philippines Press, in the literary journal Likhaan, and the international anthology Of Words and Water 2014. My middle-grade book Daphne and the Diva Diwatas was shortlisted for the PBBY prize this year. I am a graduate of the University of the Philippines with an MA in Creative Writing and a BA in Art Studies. I teach high school and college English and humanities as well as write.