B.B.P. Hosmillo

B.B.P. Hosmillo is a queer and anti-colonial writer from the Philippines. He is the author of Breed Me: a sentence without a subject / Phối giống tôi: một câu không chủ đề (AJAR Press, 2016) with Vietnamese translation by Hanoi-based poets Nhã Thuyên and Hải Yến. His writing is anthologized in Bettering American Poetry 2015 and has appeared in Apogee Journal, Connotation Press, SAND: Berlin’s English Literary Journal, The Collapsar, The Nottingham Review (UK), and Transnational Literature (Australia), among many others. His interviews can be read in Misfits Magazine (UK) and VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. He is the founder of Queer Southeast Asia: A Literary Journal of Transgressive Art, a poetry reader for BOAAT Journal, and occasionally a guest poetry editor for Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. He is currently the Associate Expert at the International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO in South Korea, where he is finishing his next poetry book, Black Paradise. [contact: bryphosmillo@yahoo.com]


POSSESSED BY IMAGES WHO ARE NOT REAL DIED WHO DIED THE WRONG WAY KEEPING DEATH MAKING A HOUSE ALL OF OUR GOOD REMARKABLE LIFE CAN FIT IN by B.B.P. Hosmillo

    Two hundred fifteen frames of cross-stitch embroidery. Beautiful. All done in rapacious sorrow. Sixty-three days from plaintive love I have not come back yet. And the wounded says look at me please look at me just look at me. I put a pail of ice into his old […]