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Therese Estacion is part of the Visayan diaspora community. She spent her childhood between Cebu and Gihulngan, two islands found in the archipelago named by its colonizers as the Philippines, before she moved to Canada with her family when she was ten. She is a teacher and is currently studying to be a psychotherapist. Therese is a bilateral below knee and partial hands amputee, and identifies as a disabled person/person with a disability. Therese lives in Toronto. Her poems have been published in CV2 and PANK Magazine and shortlisted for the Marina Nemat Award. Phantompains is her debut book.