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Abstract: In early 2002, Simeon Dumdum, Timothy Mo, and Resil Mojares came together in Cebu to discuss the Cebuano tradition of English-language creative writing, the legacy of Spanish and American colonialism, English in the Philippines and much else. Simeon Dumdum was born in the town of Balamban, Cebu island. He went to Ireland as a teenage seminarian before pursuing a legal career and is regarded as one of the best poets the Visayas has ever produced. He currently sits in Cebu city as a Regional Trial Court judge. Timothy Mo was born in Hong Kong, educated in the UK, has published six novels, and was awarded the James Tait Black Award for his latest novel Renegade or Halo2. He is a regular visitor to the Philippines. Dr Resil Mojares was born in Dipolog, Mindanao. He has been Director of the Center of Cebuano Studies at the University of San Carlos and taught and lectured at universities in America, Europe, Japan and Australia.