Troy Cabida is a poet, editor and producer from Metro Manila currently based in London.
As a poet, Troy has been a member of the Barbican Young Poets, the Roundhouse Poetry Collective and the Poetry Takeaway. His poems have appeared on Bukambibig, harana, TAYO Literary, Ink, Sweat and Tears and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. His performing credits include The Milton Court, Barbican Centre, Battersea Arts Centre, Walthamstow Garden Party, Bare Lit Festival, The Rap Party and Caravansérail. His debut pamphlet under Bad Betty Press is forthcoming spring 2020, titled War Dove.
As editor, Troy has edited The Murmur House and Siblíní Journal as senior editor and Issues 3-7 of the Thought Notebook by Thought Collection Publishing. He is also editor for “30 Days Dry” by Chicago poet-playwright Robert Eric Shoemaker.
As a producer, Troy’s projects include London open mic night Poetry and Shaah, his debut headline show Overture: An Evening with Troy Cabida and Poems for Boys, a night that gives space for male-identifying poets to talk about their relationships with masculinity.
Troy’s other favourite things include bubble tea, having money, BTS (Jimin bias, Taehyung bias wrecker), spending money, Wonder Woman and shelving books quietly on his own at his day job in the library.
Troy can be contacted through:
Enquiries and bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
Poetry and Shaah: email@example.com
Instagram and Twitter: @troycabida