Romalyn Ante

Romalyn is an award-winning Filipino-born, Wolverhampton-based poet, translator, editor and essayist.

She is co-founding editor of harana poetry, a magazine for poets who write in English as a second or parallel language, and the founder of Tsaá with Roma, an online interview series with poets and other creatives. Her debut collection is Antiemetic for Homesickness (Chatto & Windus).

Her accolades include the Poetry London Prize, Manchester Poetry Prize, Society of Author’s Foundation Award, Developing Your Creative Practice, Creative Future Literary Award, amongst others.

Apart from being a writer, she also works full-time as a nurse practitioner, specializing in providing different psychotherapeutic treatments.

Romalyn was one of the three Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows 2021 – 2022.

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