Romalyn Ante is a Filipino-born, West Midland based poet. She is co-founding editor of harana poetry and a poetry editor at Ambit magazine. Her debut collection is Antiemetic for Homesickness (Chatto & Windus).
Romalyn is a Poetry Ambassadors 2021 mentor. Her honours include Poetry London Prize (2018), Manchester Poetry Prize (2017), Society of Author's Foundation Award, Creative Future Literary Award, amongst others. Her debut pamphlet, Rice & Rain (V Press), received the 2018 Saboteur Award for Best Poetry Pamphlet.
Her work has been featured in Southbank Center, Book Week Scotland, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue UK, Birmingham Literature Festival, and Verve Poetry Festival. She has also ran a number of poetry workshops including those for The Poetry School, Royal College of Nursing, UniSlam, and Writing West Midlands.
Apart from being a writer, she also works full-time as a specialist nurse practitioner.