WHEN THEY BECKON
YA Fantasy | GRAVE MERY meets CARAVAL with Filipina Diaspora
a con artist, a young king, a witch circus, and shadow demons
Salome, an eighteen-year-old con artist, parades as the betrothed of the young king of Ilarya, but arrives at his castle to find a witch circus waiting for her and the shadows coming alive.
WHITE QUARTZ CAGE
YA Sci-Fi | RAPUNZEL meets STAR WARS
fairy tale retelling involving four queens, an Elizabeth Bathory-esque villain, and space pirates
A young queen named Vera escapes from her tower with the aid of intergalactic criminals with good intentions and discovers the corruption of her opulent planet under the rule of the immortal Empress Leola
THE HIDE AND THE SEA
YA Fantasy | DONKEYSKIN meets FILIPINX MYTH & FOLKLORE
Magdalena, the daughter of a sirena and a human male, is cursed to kill her father after he murders her mother’s sisters. She runs away before her eighteenth birthday in hopes of escaping her fate and encounters various creatures of myth on another island.
BLEED AND BURY
YA Fantasy | Rival Assassins, Ambition, and Polyamory | #RivalAssassinsWIP
Eden and Cyrus have both been trained as assassins, but their rivalry comes to an end when they must team up for a mission and only one of them can return alive.
YA Contemp | Figure Skating, Filipinx Desserts, and Cultural Identity | #BakingFigureSkaterBook
Katrina Mendoza decides to explore her cultural identity through baking after realizing how resentful she’s become of her family’s heritage.
Short Stories & Flash Fiction
- COUNTING | A non-fiction piece about my first love and how it went wrong
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