Sam Roxas-Chua’s first collection of poems Fawn Language was published by Tebot Bach in 2013 and his current manuscript, Saying Your Name Three Times Underwater is forthcoming from Lithic Press. His poems have appeared in various journals including Narrativedecember MagazineCream City Review, and basalt Magazine. His collection of poems, Diary of Collected Summers, won the first place award in the 7th Annual Missouri Review Audio Competition in poetry. Most recently he appeared in a live broadcast of the Dear Sugar radio podcast at the Aladdin Theater in support of #writersresist/#writeourdemocracy. 

He is the owner of The Poetry Loft, a small business dedicated to community writing workshops. He holds an MFA from Pacific University.