Noelle Q. de Jesus
Noelle Q. de Jesus was born in the US, grew up in Manila, and spent most of her adult life as a writer, wife and mother in Singapore. She has published short stories in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore and the US.
Noelle is also author of a chicklit novel, Mrs MisMarriage (Marshall Cavendish International 2008) under her married name, Noelle Chua. She also conceptualized the literary anthology series Fast Food Fiction Short Short Stories To Go (Anvil Publishing Philippines, 2003, 2014), and will edit a Singapore edition in 2016.
She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, and a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, with a concentration in English Literature from Ateneo de Manila University. Blood Collected Stories is her first book of short fiction.
Books by Noelle Q. de Jesus
Noelle Q. de Jesus’ collection of short stories is a striking debut of cultural exchanges and foreign tongues: stories that trace and sustain the conflict between man and woman, parent and child, country and identity, self and sexuality, love and loss.