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Danton Remoto is a Professor of Creative Writing and Head of School, English, at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. He was educated at Ateneo de Manila University, University of Stirling, University of the Philippines, and Rutgers University. He has received fellowships and honours from the Asian Scholarship Foundation, British Council, Fulbright Foundation, and the Don Carlos Palanca Awards for Literature, among others. The Writers’ Union of the Philippines gave him a National Achievement Award in Literature (Gawad Balagtas sa Panitikan) in 2015. He was a Fellow at the Cambridge Conference on Contemporary Literature at Downing College, Cambridge University and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference at Middlebury College, Vermont. He has published a book of short fiction, three books of poems, and five books of non-fiction, all written originally in English. His body of work is cited in The Routledge Concise History of Southeast Asian Writing in English, The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literature, and The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature.