Jose Garcia Villa (1908-1997) was a Filipino poet, writer, and critic. He used the pen name "Doveglion," which was a combination of the words "dove," "eagle," and "lion" and was what he believed was his true persona. His notable works include The Anchored Angel, The Emperor's New Sonnet, and Footnote to Youth. John Edwin Cowen is a poet as well as a professor of literacy and education at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. His collection of poetry, Mathematics of Love: Poems by John Edwin Cowen, was published in 2011. He also edited Doveglion: The Collected Poems of Jose Garcia Villa. Luis H. Francia a writer and professor with Hunter College's Asian American Studies department. His writing has appeared in various publications including the Village Voice and The Nation. His works include Eve of the Fish: A Personal Archipelago, The Artic Archipelago, and Museum of Absence. Additionally, he coedited Flippin' Filipinos on America, Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream, 1899-1999.