Rina Garcia Chua(she/her/siya) is a creative and critical scholar from the Philippines who is currently based in unceded tm̓xʷúlaʔxʷ of the syilx / Okanagan peoples. She has been a 2022-2023 Jack and Doris Shadbolt Fellow in the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, a 2023 Affective Currents Institute Fellow at Dartmouth College, and she received her PhD from the University of British Columbia. Rina is the editor of Sustaining the Archipelago: An Anthology of Philippine Ecopoetry (UST Publishing House, 2018), and co-editor of Empire and Environment: Ecological Ruin in the Transpacific (University of Michigan Press, 2022). Her current book manuscript develops the framework of a migrant reading practice in analyzing curations, collations, and anthologies of literary and visual cultures, and she is completing her poetry chapbook, “A Geography of (Un)Natural Hazards,” which is a visual and poetic response to migrant and arrivant cultures, liminal environments, and violences of form and language. Her website is http://rinagarciachua.com.