Angela Gabrielle Fabunan was raised in NYC and lives in the Philippines. She attends the University of the Philippines Diliman MA Creative Writing Program.
She was the recipient of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Foundation Award (Poetry, 2016) and the Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Literary Award (Poetry, 2018). She has been a recipient of the Rutan Grant as well as the Gibbons Fellowship and has participated in the Silliman University National Writers Workshop.
She is a poetry editor at Inklette Magazine and a copyeditor at Balangiga Press.
Her first book of poetry, The Sea That Beckoned, is available from Platypus Press. Her second book of poetry, Young Enough to Play is forthcoming this 2021 from UP Press.
She lives with four dogs in Olongapo City.
Below is a sample of her work, a manuscript which won in the UP Diliman Amelia Lapeña Bonifacio Literary Awards in English Poetry, 2018