Charmaine Carreon writes and is published as Shane Carreon. One of the few LGBT+ writers south of the Philippines, she brings to the forefront issues of being and occupying liminal spaces. Among her advocacies, through the UP Cebu Creative Writing Program, is fostering writers and literatures in the southern regions of the country.

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Contact Information

Courses Handled

Research Interest


Teaching Reading and Literary Appreciation in Bilingual Context, Communication I and II, Technical Business Writing, Literature, Individual, and Society, Philippine Literature

Contemporary Poetry, Creative Writing, Pedagogy, Queer Literature, Gender Studies, Race Studies, Popular Culture, Performance Art, Translation


PhD in English with concentration in creative writing, State University of New York in Binghamton (on going)


M.A. in Creative Writing, University of the Philippines Diliman


M.A. in Literature (ADB), Cebu Normal University


B.S. in Education major in English, St. Theresa’s College


Published/Creative Works

Awards and Recognitions

Then, Beast. Diliman, Quezon City: U of the Philippines P, (Forthcoming)


The History of Consolacion. Cebu City, Philippines: The Provincial Government of Cebu, 2014


travelbook. Diliman, Quezon City: U of the Philippines P, 2013


“Dear Langga” in Press: 100 Love Letters. Fantauzzo, Laurel and Francesca Rendle-Short, eds. Diliman, Quezon City: U of the Philippines P, (Forthcoming)


“Ellipses” in Veils, Halos and Shackles: International Poetry on the Oppression and Empowerment of Women. Fishman, Charles and Smita Sahay, eds. Israel: Kasva Press, 2016




“After City” in Verses Typhoon Yolanda: A Storm of Filipino Poets. Tabios, E., ed. San Francisco & St. Helena: Meritage Press, 2014


“Visits to Your Father” in Little Things: An Anthology of Poetry. Ee, L. et al. eds.  Midview City,  Singapore: Ethos Books, 2013


“Spontaneous Combustion” in Querida: An Anthology ed. Hau, C. et al. Mandaluyong City: Anvil Publishing, 2013


“The Sunfish Girl.” Callisto: A Queer Fiction Journal. Arizona, USA: Sibling Rivalry Press (Forthcoming)



AWP Intro Journal Awards for Poetry from SUNY Binghamton


Fulbright Graduate Student Fellowship


Gawad Dekana Outstanding Achievement in Creative Work


Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature


Nick Joaquin Literary Award