about

Camilla Greenwell, Barbican 2018

Troy Cabida is a poet, editor and producer born and raised in Metro Manila and currently based in London.

As a poet, Troy is alumni of the Barbican Young Poets and current member of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. 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 in 2020.

As editor, Troy has contributed to Issue 3-7 of the Thought Notebook by Thought Collection Publishing, The Murmur House and has served as senior editor for Siblíní Journal. He is also editor for Thought Collection Publishing’s first collection “30 Days Dry” by Chicago poet-playwright Robert Eric Shoemaker.

As a producer, Troy’s projects include London open mic night Poetry and Shaah, founded by Neimo Askar, Overture: An Evening with Troy Cabida, his debut headline show in collaboration with Ruth Sutoyé and Poems for Boys, a night that gives male-identifying poets space to talk about their relationships with the concept of masculinity.

Aiden Harmitt-Williams, DIY Space for London 2018

Troy’s favourite things include bubble tea, having money, BTS (Jimin bias, Taehyung bias wrecker), Wonder Woman, shelving books quietly on his own at his day job in the library and connecting with Filipino creatives that create art as a bridge between identity and intention.

For bookings and enquiries, Troy may be contacted through troycabida@yahoo.com.

8 thoughts on “about”

  1. Many thanks for visiting my blog Troy! I’m honoured and grateful ☺☺☺ I look fwd to reading your creations. Peace, love and light, jules

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