Born in the Philippines and raised in Hawaii, R. Zamora Linmark is the author of Rolling the R's, which he's also adapted for the stage. His work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies such as Bamboo Ridge, Zyzzva, Charlie Chan is Dead 1 and 2, and Hanging Loose. His honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the J. William Fulbright Commission. He currently divides his home between Manila, Honolulu, and San Francisco. Prime Time Apparations is his first collection of poems.