Cristina Querrer was born and raised in the Philippines, post Vietnam War, during the Marcos regime, pre-Mount Pinatubo eruption, as a US Air Force military child. She graduated high school from former Wagner High School, Clark Air Force Base, Philippines, in 1985. Her works have appeared in various publications and anthologies online and in print. Her first full-length poetry collection “By Astrolabes and Constellations” was published by Agave Press in 2019 and is available at as well as her first poetry chapbook, “The Art of Exporting”, was published by dancing girl press in 2012. She is also the creator, producer and host of her weekly podcast,, which features writers and artists from all over the world. You can view her art and literary blog online at and her author’s website:


Correction: About the Contributors: Cristina Querrer