Editorial Board

Vox Populi PH is a Philippine-based online magazine and review. It aims to normalize critical writing and criticism in the 21st Vox Populi PH is the home of Contemporary Philippine Literature and Youth Writing. It aims to normalize critical writing and criticism in the 21st century. Vox Populi PH also aims to amplify the voice of the unheard through writing.

Vox Populi is led by an organization of young writers who want to create new, critical spaces for literature, analysis, and community journalism for readers of all ages in the Philippines.

Maria Kristelle C. Jimenez

Editor-in-Chief, Publication Head

Maria Kristelle C. Jimenez works as a freelance writer, layout artist, and website specialist in Pampanga. She is the founder of Rebo Press Book Publishing, the current associate editor in Filipino of Revolt Magazine PH, and the editor-in-chief of Vox Populi PH.

Jay-ar G. Paloma

Associate Editor, Podcast Head

Jay-ar G. Paloma is an HR executive by day and a frustrated artist by night. Currently the Associate Editor at Vox Populi PH, he likes to read and write fiction and opinion pieces relating to LGBTQ, social media, and culture.

Marius D. Carlos, Jr.

Creative Director, Head Consultant

Marius D. Carlos, Jr. is an editor, author and translator based in Mabalacat City, Pampanga. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Revolt Magazine, an independent literary review + online magazine in the Philippines and a founding member of Vox Populi PH.

Literary Department

Annalyn C. Biagtan

Literary Head

Annalyn C. Biagtan (or Aleen to her close friends) is a starting writer from Mapandan, Pangasinan. She is the recipient of Saranggola Blog Awards 2019 (First Place, Children’s Literature). At this moment, she is working with several outputs, including her forthcoming novelette and upcoming children’s fiction collaboration.

Julienne Maui C. Mangawang

Literary Editor

Julienne Maui Castelo Mangawang finished BA Asian Studies at the University of Santo Tomas. She is taking up her MA in Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She loves gardening, dogs, and esotericism.

Elisha Lilith S. Aguinaldo

Literary Contributor

Elisha Lilith S. Aguinaldo is a coming eighth grade student in the University of the Philippines Rural High School. She writes fictional poems and stories, and some fanfiction. She published a poem in InqPOP! and publishes stories about human astrological beings in Quotev, where she writes under the name Kami.

Marc Froilan F. Padernos

Literary Contributor

Marc Froilan Fornea Padernos is a writer who wishes to explore the relations between the fantasy and reality, as well as encapsulate the various emotions people feel through his prose. He is an AB Psychology student in Philippine Christian University – Dasmarinas Campus, and is a writer for various organizations including The Graciella Collective, Christian Chronicle, and Vox Populi PH.

Opinion Department

Karl Patrick Wilfred M. Suyat

Opinion Head

Karl Patrick Wilfred M. Suyat has been a campus journalist and writer for almost seven years, and a political activist for three years. Currently, he sits as a provincial coordinator of the College Editors’ Guild of the Philippines, a member of the Institute for Nationalist Studies, and a contributor for a host of publications.

Features Department

Micah Corin A. Salonoy

Features Head

Micah Corin A. Salonoy is a HUMSS graduate of Manuel A. Roxas Senior High School – Manila. She’s an incoming BA Communications student at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. Salonoy became Ang Gulong’s editor-in-chief in the school year 2018–2019, becoming a two-time RSPC Qualifier (2014, 2018). 

Carl Angelo Y. Cagatin

Features Head

Carl Angelo Y. Cagatin is a bookworm, a campus journalist, and a writer of essays and poems. He is also an incoming Grade 11 Accountancy Business and Management student at FEU Roosevelt Rodriguez. He firmly believes in the power of our pens and voices, hence advocating for Press Freedom, LGBTQIA+ Rights, Gender Equality, Social Justice, and Youth Empowerment.

Jude Adrian M. Nicolas

Features Contributor

Jude Adrian M. Nicolas is a current Bachelor of Arts in Psychology student at University of Southern Mindanao and a Junior Feature Staff at the said University’s Official Student Publication, The Mindanao Tech. As a student-journalist and a psychologist in the making, he channels mental health advocacies and matters through journalism and literary. 


Elyjah Jann S. Rosales

Senior Contributor

Denmark B. Soco

Junior Contributor

Aidan Reuel A. Bernales

Junior Contributor

Laya Rebustillos

Junior Contributor

Nicolo L. Nasol

Junior Contributor

Prince Ezekiel S. Bagtas

Junior Contributor

Leo C. Baltar

Junior Contributor

Windel Joy Clerigo

Junior Contributor