about Evan Tan, a writer from Manila

I’m Evan Tan, a writer from Manila, Philippines. I’m currently based in the south of France.

I am a contributing editor for the Lifestyle section of one of the Philippines’ leading media websites Philippine Daily Inquirer. I cover LGBT+ culture and lifestyle.

My writing has been featured in various publications such as The Sunday Times UK, Esquiree27, Rappler2nd Opinion, The Manila Times, and the Philippines Graphic. ​

I was also published in 100: The Hundreds Project, by the UP Writers Club.

I have spoken at various conferences, seminars, & workshops, such as the Manila leg of global storytelling event Pecha Kucha and Impact Hub’s FuckUp Night Manila, to name a few. I’ve also appeared in media across the region, like Bloomberg MalaysiaChannel NewsAsia, and GMA TV.

I’m a vegan, a secular humanist, and an avid traveler.

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