Author Archives: Karl Gaverza

About Karl Gaverza

Karl Gaverza is a speculative fiction writer who hails from the Philippines. Always inspired by Philippine culture and heritage, he is currently in the middle of fixing up an encyclopedia of Philippine mythical creatures.


He had never expected the specimen to be this enraged.

Mariang Sinukuan

I don’t know why she keeps doing that, it’s not like it won’t happen again.


The life of an albularyo is never glamorous, but when you are called, there is little choice.


“Can you check under my bed?”  

Kamanan Daplak

She was sleeping on some dirty newspapers and there was a puppy lying next to her.


Again, she is late and again, her husband sighs.


The old woman hears the sound from her bedroom and her heart drops.