Joel M Toledo

Joel M Toledo holds a Masters degree in poetry from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. Author of five books of poetry and editor of several poetry anthologies, Toledo was a winner of the UK's Bridport Prize, the Carlos Palanca Awards for Poetry, and the NCCA Writers Prize. His poems have been published in The Iowa Review, The Prairie Schooner, and the Washington Square Review. In 2011, he was granted residencies by the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy and the International Writing Program (IWP) in Iowa, USA. He is currently working on a new collection of poems.

Gin, Poetry, and Slaying the Devil: Joel M Toledo Interviews Lourd De Veyra

I caught up with award-winning writer and frontman of the jazz outfit Radioactive Sago Project as he prepares for the launch of his new book of poetry, Marka Demonyo.

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A Record Year for Rainfall

Sometimes we need ambiguity to make things work. In the early 1700s, an astronomer in Sweden developed a scale where water boils at a degree of 0 and freezes at 100. Eventually this representation will be reversed, an uncertainty referring …

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