Ms. M Evelina Galang

Florida, United States

Member Since: 09/02/1993

Named one of the most influential Filipinas in the World by Filipina Women’s Network, M. Evelina Galang is the author of the novels, One Tribe (New Issues Press), and Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery, (Coffee House Press), as well as the story collection, Her Wild American Self (Coffee House Press).  She is the editor of the anthology Screaming Monkeys (Coffee House Press). The recipient of numerous awards, including the 2004 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards Advancing Human Rights and the 2004 AWP Prize in the Novel. She has worked as an advocate of surviving Filipina "Comfort Women" of WWII since 1998 and her book LOLAS' HOUSE: Survivors of Wartime Rape Camps is forthcoming from Curbstone Press in September 2017. Galang directs the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Miami and is core faculty and board member of Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation (VONA).


Twitter Username: @HerWildAmSelf


  • Her Wild American Self , Coffee House Press (April 1996)
  • One Tribe , New Issues Press (March 2007)
  • Screaming Monkeys: Critiques of Asian American Images , Coffee House Press (October 2003)
  • Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery , Coffee House Press (November 12, 2013)


  • Director of Creative Writing/Professor at University of Miami (August 2002 - )

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting