J. Marcelo Borromeo

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J. Marcelo Borromeo is a Filipino writer with an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. His work has appeared in Kill Your Darlings, The Bureau Dispatch, and Joyland. He has also received support from Tin House and the Sewanee Writers' Conference. He lives in his hometown of Cebu, where he is working on his first novel.


Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult

I kept wondering what I could do to be better than them, much more than what I could do to be good.