Danton Remoto studied at Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines, University of Stirling (UK), and Rutgers University (USA). The founding chairman of Ladlad (Coming Out) Party List, which CNN has called as "the only gay political party in the world," Remoto has published more than 20 books and won awards for his writing in the Philippines, the UK, and the USA. He was an Associate Professor of English at Ateneo de Manila University before taking early retirement to work for the United Nations Development Programme. At present, he is the host and producer of the popular daily show "Remoto Control" at Radyo 5 with live telecast at Aksyon TV.
*Distances (Poetry, The Inaugural Issue, October 2016)
*The Sound of the Sea (Poetry, The Inaugural Issue, October 2016)