Kristine Fonacier

Kristine Fonacier is the Editor-at-Large at GRID. She is a widely published magazine writer and editor, whose byline is often found 30,000 to 40,000 feet above sea level, while the author herself likes to be found at least 60 feet underwater. She lives in Metro Manila, and currently owns 0 motorcycles.

Stories List

Searching for Auntie Asthrine

Can specialty coffee save our farmers?

Water Breathers

What pro freedivers are learning from the Sama of Davao

A Man Called Horsefly & Other Stories From the Masbate Rodeo

Forget what you know of Filipino Fiestas, you’ll find no flowers or saints here at the Masbate Rodeo.

Treasure Island

The South Sea pearl farms of the Philippines are shrouded in mystery and romance. Kristine Fonacier travels to Palawan.

The Mysteries of Being Filipino

From the very beginning, our history, our language, our land, and our personal stories have defied expectations.