Paolo Chikiamco runs Rocket Kapre (, an imprint and blog dedicated to publishing and promoting works of the fantastic by Filipino authors, and the managing editor of Studio Salimbal ( He is co-editor of Kwentillion Magazine and editor of Alternative Alamat. Paolo is a writer of prose, comics, and interactive fiction ("Slammed!" from Choice of Games). His fiction has been published in venues such as Scheherazade’s Façade, Philippine Genre Stories, Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution, Lauriat, and the Philippine Speculative Fiction series. Mythspace, his most recent comic book project, is about re-imagining the monsters of Philippine lower mythology as aliens in a galaxy-spanning space epic.
  • JoinedFebruary 12, 2014

Stories by Paolo Chikiamco
Your Contract Has Horns: Grappling with the Law, for Writers by PaoloChikiamco
Your Contract Has Horns: Grappling...
Some advice on how to navigate common legal issues faced by authors in publishing contracts, specifically Fi...
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On Wooden Wings by PaoloChikiamco
On Wooden Wings
The year is 1756, and all Clarita Leschot Esteybar wants to do is fly. To be precise, all she wants is for h...
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Philippine Magic: A Course Catalog by PaoloChikiamco
Philippine Magic: A Course Catalog
I have a confession to make: I'm not a big Harry Potter fan. Oh, I read and enjoyed all the books (maybe exce...
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