Francis Paolo Quina is an assistant professor at Department of English and Comparative Literature in the UP Diliman. He is the Deputy Director of the UP Institute of Creative Writing. His fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction have been published in the Philippines and internationally, most recently in Trash: A Southeast Asian Urban Anthology (Fixi Novo, Malaysia, 2016), this is how you walk on the moon (Ethos Books, Singapore, 2016), and The Best Asian Short Stories (KITAAB, Singapore, 2017). His first short story collection is slated for release in 2018. ​

Education 

M.A. Creative Writing
June 2017
College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman, Q.C. 

B.A. Creative Writing
April 2006
College of Arts and Letters, UP Diliman, Q.C. 

Work Experience 

Assistant Professor 2
October 2017 – Present
Department of English and Comparative Literature (DECL), UP Diliman, QC 

Deputy Director
August 2017 – Present 
UP Institute of Creative Writing (ICW), UP Diliman, QC

Instructor 5
June 2014 – October 2017
DECL, UP Diliman, QC 

Deputy Director
June 2012 – December 2014 
UP ICW, UP Diliman, QC  

Adjunct Faculty Member
January 2013 – Present
UP Open University 

Instructor 3
June 2011 – June 2014
DECL, UP Diliman, QC  

Administrative Officer IV
December 2008 – June 2011
System Information Office (SIO), UP System 

Information Officer I
August 2007 – December 2008 
SIO, UP System