Monica Macansantos

Monica S Macansantos

Monica Macansantos is the author of Love and Other Rituals, a story collection about Filipinos at home and in the diaspora, published by the University of Melbourne’s Grattan Street Press. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, The Hopkins Review, Bennington Review, Literary Hub, and Katherine Mansfield and Children (Edinburgh University Press, 2021), among other places. She has been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the I-Park Foundation, and Storyknife Writers Retreat. She holds an MFA in Fiction and Poetry from the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.