Danton Remoto was educated at the University of Stirling (British Council scholar) and Rutgers University (Fulbright scholar) as well as at the Jesuit-run Ateneo de Manila University (Association of South East Nations scholar) and the University of the Philippines. He has worked as a Publishing Director at Ateneo, Head of Communications at the United Nations Development Programme, TV and radio host at TV 5 and Radyo 5, President of The Manila Times College, and Head of School at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia. He has published a baker’s dozen of books in English, including Riverrun, A Novel and Heart of Summer: Selected Stories and Tales. He also translated the 1906 novel by Lope K. Santos, Banaag at Sikat, into English (Radiance and Sunrise) for the South East Asian Literary Classics series. His work is cited in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature, the Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, and the Routledge Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literature. He has been a Fellow at the Cambridge University Summer Seminar on Literature, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and most recently, at the MacDowell Arts Residency in New Hampshire, USA. He is now writing his third novel as well as a new collection of essays and poems. He lives in South East Asia and Los Angeles.