Rochita Loenen-Ruiz

Rochita Loenen-Ruiz is a Filipina writer living in The Netherlands. She is a graduate of the Clarion West Writing Workshop and was the recipient of the Octavia Butler Scholarship Award for 2009. In 2018, she was a recipient of the Milford Bursary for writers of colour.

In 2019, she was a special guest at the XPrize Oceans event in Monaco. She has led a number of workshops on science fiction writing and is the workshop leader for the Other Futures workshop in 2020.

A list of her publications can be found on her website at