Eric Gerard H. Nebran is an educator and illustrator from General Santos City. He is currently a PhD Comparative Literature student at the University of the Philippines–Diliman. His research interests include orality, history, and literary productions of his hometown.
Jude Ortega is the author of the short story collection Seekers of Spirits (University of the Philippines Press, 2018). He studied political science at Notre Dame of Marbel University in South Cotabato and currently divides his time between Senator Ninoy Aquino and Isulan, both in Sultan Kudarat.
Zaira Mae Calub is a graduating student at Mindanao State University in General Santos City taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education (major in English). She is also the literary editor of The Papyrus, the official student publication of the College of Education.
Renaizza Sheen D. Fuentebella is a fourth year Bachelor of Secondary Education (major in English) student at Mindanao State University in General Santos City.
Jeffriel Buan grew up in Polomolok, South Cotabato, and is currently taking up Bachelor of Secondary Education (major in English).
For the past twenty years, Nilyn Gamuza Pacariem has been serving as a Filipino teacher at Guinsang-an National High School in Sto. Niño, South Cotabato. One of her Hiligaynon flash fictions won a Peter’s Prize in 2016, and one of her Hiligaynon poems won the same prize in 2017.
Luis B. Bahay Jr. is a graduate of Mindanao State University in General Santos City and a licensed professional teacher. He is serving as a kagawad of the Sangguniang Kabataan and working part-time as a tutor in a private learning center in Tampakan, South Cotabato, his hometown.
A resident of Cotabato Province, Roi Marc P. Labasan grew up in Kidapawan City and is currently an AB Psychology student at the University of Southern Mindanao in Kabacan.
Niccah T. Carillo grew up in Koronadal City, South Cotabato, and is currently a Humanities and Social Sciences student at Lagao National High School in General Santos City.