Kimberly Ramos

writer, grad student

Kimberly Ramos is a queer Filipina writer from Missouri. Their debut chapbook of poetry and mixed genre is set for publication with Unsolicited Press in 2023. Their sophomore chapbook, Alive, Today, Again!, was named first runner-up of the 2022 Flume Press Chapbook Contest, and will also be released in 2023.Currently, they study philosophy at Brown University (whatever that means).They dream of becoming a cryptid and haunting the Midwest.


The Beginner's Guide to Minor Gods and Other Small Spirits, Unsolicited Press (forthcoming)
Alive, Today, Again!, Flume Press (forthcoming)


"I Want to Take You Home (That's Dying, Baby)," Alan Squire Publishing"Alive, Today, Again!," Phantom Kangaroo“American Success Story,” Lantern Review"Ode for the &," Up the Staircase Quarterly"I Was Here, Too," New Note Poetry“Rabbit Hunting," Periphery Journal“six weeks//heartbeat” and “What Lies Between Us,” Havik“mushroom hunting,” Windfall 2022“middlelands,” The Elevation Review“Red Skies,” The Literary Bohemian“Ode to My Hairy Legs,” miniskirt magazine“Brain Teaser,” Bluestem Magazine“cut in the earth,” Southern Humanities Review“Consider the Salmon,” West Trade Review“must be all that cat you’re eating,” Poets Reading the News“a window overtaken by ivy,” Whale Road Review“Essay as an Aporia,” Jet Fuel Review“Julienne,” Roadrunner Review“Bonebreaker” and “Dentures," Underground“Ode to Graffiti,” Watershed Review

PROSE"Why the Ocean Is Salty," Peatsmoke Journal"Fable Containing the Warmth of a Hand," Watershed Review“There’s a God for Everything,” “AITA,” and “Gutting the Trout," Windfall 2022“Fable Containing a Hand and Half a Face," Necessary Fiction“Basement," The Lindenwood Review 2020

NONFICTION/ESSAYS"Pagkain," The Ilanot Review"Doewoman Triptych," The Nashville Review (tw: gore, referenced sexual assault, violence)“The Gem of the Lead Belt," Canned Magazine