Roel F. Concepcion is a Philippines-born American writer of prose and poetry. He writes from L.A., where he lives with his wife and two young children. 

His latest work, a short story featured in the Tahoma Literary Review, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. 

Roel received his A.A. degree in Liberal Arts from Long Beach City College and his B.A. degree in English from the University of California, Riverside.

Roel is also a social media and content marketing professional, who has worked as a creative director, content chief, and content producer for companies like Under Armour, Red Bull, and CBS Television. 

He tweets @wordsling and blogs on this website, where common topics include:

The art of changing careers

How to become a writer

Life and times of a stay-at-home dad

And of course, poetry, short stories, and novels.

Half sentences, mind trips, and misunderstandings.

Thank you for reading!