Saquina Karla C. Guiam has been published in the Rising Phoenix Review, Scrittura Magazine, Suffragette City, Dulcet Quarterly, The Fem Lit Mag, Geometry Literary, and others. She graduated from Mindanao State University–General Santos City with a bachelor’s degree in English and is currently studying for her master’s degree in Ateneo de Davao University.
Jude Ortega has been a fellow for fiction at the 2016 UP National Writers Workshop and in five other writers workshops. His stories have appeared in Likhaan, Philippines Graphic, Expanded Horizons, and SanAg, among other venues. He divides his time between Senator Ninoy Aquino and Isulan, both in Sultan Kudarat Province.
Generoso Opulencia is a retired professor of Notre Dame of Marbel University. His poem “Regarding Flowers from La Trinidad” won the second prize in the 1999 poetry contest of Home Life magazine, and his poem “To a Son Learning the Art of Cooking” won the first prize in 2000 in the same competition.
David Jayson Oquendo hails from Polomolok, South Cotabato. He is an electrical engineering student and the editor in chief of the student publication at Mindanao State University in General Santos City.
Gerald Galindez is a grade school teacher at Notre Dame of Tacurong College. He raises medicinal herbs as a hobby and is planning to go to Batanes on his bike.
Doren John Bernasol is from Koronadal City and studying Filipino at Mindanao State University in General Santos City.
Michael John Otanes is an AB English student at Mindanao State University in General Santos City.