Kawika Guillermo’s fiction runs the gamut from speculative fiction to travel fiction and memoir. His work has appeared in numerous journals like Feminist Studies, Drunken Boat, Tayo, and The Hawai’i Pacific Review, as well as in anthologies such as Amok: Asia Pacific Speculative Fiction and Mothership: Tales from Afrofuturism and Beyond. He has been fortunate to have worked closely with M. Evelina Galang, Shawn Wong, Peter Bacho, Wole Soyinka and Douglas Unger. He writes monthly blogs for Drunken Boat and decomP Magazine, where he serves as the Prose Editor. A traveler, he has lived in South Korea and China, and currently lives in Hong Kong.
Kawika Guillermo is the Hawaiian/Filipino name for Christopher Patterson, an Assistant Professor of Humanities and Creative Writing at Hong Kong Baptist University, where he works on prose fiction, Asian diasporic literature, and cultural studies. His academic work has appeared in American Quarterly, Games and Culture, M.E.L.U.S. (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) and in several anthologies.
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