Eric Tinsay VALLES draws inspiration from all the places that he has called home. His poetry has been featured in & Words, Reflecting on the Merlion, Ceriph, Southeast Asian Review of English, Routledge’s New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing and other journals. His critical essays have appeared in The Asiatic and Writing Diaspora. He has been invited to read poetry or commentaries at Baylor, Melbourne and Oxford Universities. He has taken up writing residencies at the Vermont Studio Centre, Centrum (Washington) and Wellspring House (Massachusetts). He has won a Goh Sin Tub Creative Writing prize for poems that form the core of his second poetry collection, After the Fall (dirges among ruins). His previous poetry collection is A World in Transit.