Kristine Ong Muslim is the author of eight books of fiction and poetry, including the short story collections Age of Blight (Unnamed Press, 2016) and Butterfly Dream (Snuggly Books, 2016), as well as the poetry collections Lifeboat (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2015), Meditations of a Beast (Cornerstone Press, 2016), and Black Arcadia (University of the Philippines Press, 2017). She is poetry editor of LONTAR: The Journal of Southeast Asian Speculative Fiction and is co-editor with Nalo Hopkinson for the Lightspeed Magazine
special issue, People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction, winner of the 2017 British Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. Her stories have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk & Eco-Speculation (Upper Rubber Boot Books, 2017), The Cincinnati Review, Weird Fiction Review, and World Literature Today. She grew up and continues to live in a rural town in southern Philippines.