Eugene Gloria's first collection of poems, "Drivers at the Short-Time Motel" was selected for the 1999 National Poetry Series and won the Asian American Literary Award. His poems have been published in Shenandoah, the North American Review and the Greensboro Review.
Gloria has received a Fulbright Fellowship, and he has been a scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and a resident at the MacDowell Colony. Gloria was born in Manila and grew up in San Francisco.
He teaches English and Creative Writing at DePauw University and lives in Greencastle, Indiana