Chay Canceran teaches Literature and Languages. She is a queer Filipina poet based in Japan. She was a Creative Writing and Literature teacher in the Philippines and has independently published two poetry collections, Certain Everythings, and Eventual Goodbyes. In 2018, one of her poems, How to Get Away With Ghosting, was launched at the Cultural Center of the Philippines as part of a Gantala Press Event for women creatives. She currently resides in Tokyo — writing, teaching, and consuming an insane amount of pasta.