C.P. Lapeña wrote for school publications throughout her youth. Her literary works center mainly around poetry and some short fiction, besides numerous essays and academic papers. She is an avid reader of fiction and has always dreamed of publishing novels. In 2012, she took the plunge and signed up for NaNoWriMo, completing her 50,000 words within the month, and completing the novel the next month.
Since she migrated to Canada in 2007, she has written several reviews for onrpei.ca and maintains a blog (mimrlith.wordpress.com) where she shares poetry, essays, art and other random works and ideas. Before that, she had written several educational and academic texts, as well as a full-length play that won 3rd prize in the Philippines’s prestigious Carlos Palanca National Awards for Literature in 2007. She has also been a teacher of writing and communication and holds a Master of Arts in English Literature. She is the author of the new fantasy novel The Lost Amulets
, the first book in the upcoming trilogy The Amulets of Panagaea.
She is the owner of Art ‘n’ Words Studio & Gallery
, in Prince Edward Island, Canada.