ROMALYN ANTE grew up in the Philippines until she migrated to the UK when she was 16 years old. She is a West Midland-based poet and co-founding editor of harana poetry. She is also a poetry editor at Ambit magazine. Her debut collection is Antiemetic for Homesickness (Chatto & Windus). She is the first East-Asian to win the Poetry London Prize (2018) judged by Kwame Dawes. She is also the first East-Asian to win the Manchester Poetry Prize (2017). She has been featured in and commissioned by several organisations such as Southbank Center, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue UK. Apart from being a writer, she also works full-time as a specialist nurse practitioner.