Ramon Loyola is a Sydney-based Filipino-Australian writer and lawyer. He is the author of poetry books, Not Poems, Just Words (2014), I Look For You In Other Truths (2014) and The Heaving Pavement (2015), and a short story chapbook, Words That Don’t Mean Anything (2015). His writing has appeared in various publications, including Australian Latino Press, Paper Lens, HIV Here & Now Project, VerseWrights, and Bluepepper. He has forthcoming works in PostMistress Press Anthology’s Escape Artists and Verity La, among others. Ramon is currently co-editor of Verity La’s Discoursing Diaspora project.