Stories By Dominic
Dominic Dayta is a short story writer and statistician born and raised in the Philippines. His works have appeared or are forthcoming in publications in and out of his home country, among them Philippines Graphic, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Liwayway, The Brasilia Review, TAYO Literary Magazine, and Quarterly Literary Review Singapore.
A Firsthand Account of the End of the World
For all my hypothesizing of how the world would end, I completely miscalculated. [More]
Japan: The Nation of Vending Machines
Every time I see a vending machine, I study the prices. I wonder how much they’ll charge for a serving of human connection. [More]
The Empty Northern Hemisphere
They would light a fire and eat dinner while looking out at the tides, seeing nothing but an ocean so infinite it touched the sky, unaware that had only the world been made flat, they would have been staring straight at each other. [More]
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From the Blog
As a sort of penance for not having been on here for a while – and for not having been watching much the past couple of weeks – I’ll indulge in some personal details which I associate with this film. The film was released in 2017. Back then I was still in college, nearly out of… Read more
The original deadline for the first instituted lockdown has passed, and when I’m writing this we are already on the second day of extended quarantine. And yet mass testing has only started – or is about to start – for several cities around the country. The quarantine may have bought us some time, but we’ve… Read more