White Lies

From the unpublished novel, People We Trust



Monica Macansantos is a writer from the Philippines. She was a James A. Michener Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her MFA in Writing, and also holds a PhD in Creative Writing from Victoria University’s IIML. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, The Masters Review, failbetter, Anomaly, Lunch Ticket, The Pantograph Punch, Oyster River Pages, and Katherine Mansfield Studies Vol.13, among other places. She has also been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook, the KHN Centre for the Arts, the I-Park Foundation, Storyknife Writers Retreat, and Moriumius. More at