larissebiopicLarisse Mondok is from the Philippines and is currently an MFA Creative Writing candidate at Cleveland State University. She moved to Cleveland in 2014, and people ask her, “Why Ohio?” all the time. Her short stories are published in Jenny and in the anthology, There’s an Aswang on the Roof, There’s an Aswang in the Basement (May Tiktik sa Bubong, May Sagbin sa Silong) from Ateneo de Manila University Press. She’s a forthcoming VONA Voices participant and was one of the recipients for Cleveland State University’s 2017 Leonard Trawick scholarships. When she’s not writing or teaching English online, she’s at Tina’s singing Britney Spears songs or bullet journal-ing at home.

Email contact (at) larissemondok.com for any professional inquiries or to say hello!