Jean Vengua is a Filipinx American visual artist and writer, author of Marcelina (Paloma Press 2020), Prau (Meritage Press), The Aching Vicinities (chapbook, Otoliths Press), and Corporeal (Black Radish Books). In the mid-1990s, with Elizabeth H. Pisares, she formed Tulitos Press and published and edited the Debut: The Making of a Filipino American Film by Gene Cajayon and John Manal Castro, and The Flipside by Rod Pulido. Her chapbook, The Epic of Waiting, is forthcoming from Boukra Press. Vengua is staff writer for the nonprofit Asian Cultural Experience (ACE) in Salinas Chinatown. Her newsletter, Eulipion Outpost is at jeanvengua.substack.com.