Sarge’s background in non-fiction is rooted in his editorial roles at a number of publications, including Esquire Magazine (Philippines)
, where he is editor-at-large, and the literary journal Luna
, where he is longform editor and creative director. As a writer, he has published numerous articles and essays covering themes ranging from travel to short personal memoirs in magazines and anthologies. He has also written biographies and monographs covering Filipino luminaries, historical events and films.
He writes his novels, short stories, graphic stories, and poetry as Angelo R. Lacuesta. His latest book, JOY: a novel, was published in 2022 by Penguin Random House SEA.