T. De Los Reyes is a poet from Manila, Philippines.

 

T. De Los Reyes is the author of the chapbook Woeman (Hawai’i Review, 2018). A finalist for the 2021 Sappho Prize by Palette Poetry, her poems have previously appeared or are forthcoming in Crazyhorse (US), Pleiades (US), Split Lip Magazine (US), Cordite Poetry Review (Australia), Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (Hong Kong), Rabbit Catastrophe Review (US), The Philippine Free Press, and The Philippine Graphic, among others.

 

Her work constantly revolves around womanhood, eros, and mapping the body—exploring geography vis-a-vis the question of identity as a person of colour. Past recognitions include: Notable Manuscript for the 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize, First Place in Filipino Poetry in the 2007 Maningning Miclat Poetry Awards, and Fellow for Filipino Poetry in the 2005 Ateneo Institute of Literary Arts and Practices, National Writers Workshop.

 

She is the designer of Nowruz Journal, a finalist for the 2022 CLMP Firecracker Award in Magazines/Best Debut, and runs Possibilities Studio, advising and working with artists and entrepreneurs on brand identity, content creation, print and web design, and digital marketing strategies for creative businesses. She is also a community teaching assistant for ModPo (Modern and Contemporary American Poetry), offered by the University of Pennsylvania as a massive open online course for the past ten years.

 

She lives and writes in Manila, Philippines.