Alfonso Manalastas
Writer at E27


Alfonso is a Manila based creative who has previously worked as a content creator and curator for STORM Technologies, a copywriter for NuWorks Interactive Labs, and now as a full time writer for e27.

He is also a published op-ed contributing writer, a poet, and a touring spoken word artist who has performed in over 15 cities around the Philippines.

He has been invited to perform and speak for TEDxUniversityOfSanCarlos (Cebu, PH) in 2017 and TEDxRoxasSt (Davao, PH) in 2018. He was also accepted as a poetry fellow for two National Writers’ Workshops in 2018 and 2019. His op-ed articles have appeared in Rappler, Scout, and Inquirer, while six of his poems are part of the 12th edition of Likhaan: the Journal of Contemporary Philippine Literature (UP Press).

By day, he writes news and feature articles for e27, and by night, he performs original poems at spoken word events.

Follow him on twitter at: @not_alfonso


Content Marketing Executive


Nov, 2018 ‑ Present

Content Creator and Curator

STORM Technologies

Jan, 2016 ‑ Sep, 2016

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Manila, Philippines