New books from High Chair.

You Are Here by Mabi David

Nouveau Bored by Marc Gaba

Libot ng Durungawan ni Allan Popa

Mga Tala sa Alaala ng Kagandahan ni Oliver Ortega

Launch details to be announced in a few weeks. For enquiries and book orders, please email Mabi David at

Call for submissions for High Chair 11.

We are inviting interested writers to submit poems, essays, and reviews for possible inclusion in the 11th issue of High Chair’s online poetry journal, which will be released in September this year.

We welcome submissions in Filipino and English. Please visit our site to get a more comprehensive idea as regards the work we do and the poetry and essays we publish. We also welcome reviews of published poetry collections, especially of Filipino authors.

The deadline for submission is on August 30, 2009. For poetry submissions, please send no more than five (5) pages of verse. There is no page limit for essay contributions.

Please email your submissions or enquiries to (subject heading: High Chair Issue 11). Feel free to circulate this call for submissions to other interested parties. Thank you.

Oliver Ortega, Mabi David, and Mesandel Virtusio Arguelles (Issue Editors)