Fernandez writes for a childrens television
show and is also taking her MA in Creative Writing at
U.P. Celia Studious and Conrad Cat (Adarna
Books) is her first book. She has another book coming
Reyes is a member of Ang INK and loves to draw animals.
Macaraig Yuson is a high school freshman at Reedly
International School. Her story, The Endangered
Eagle and the Luminescent Child won the Grand
Prize in the RCBC short Story Writing Contest. She co-authored
Junior Starfish and the Rainbow (Bookmark) with
her father Alfred when she was 5. Her poems and stories
have appeared in Junior Inquirer, The Evening Paper,
The Montessorian and Village Gazette.
Mirava has two older brothers, two turtles, two dogs
and several fish. She hopes to be a zoologist or a veterinarian.
Tobias is a member of Ang INK and Kuting. She used
to be in advertising but left it to teach and illustrate.
She has published several books for children like Estrellita
and Amor (Adarna).
Calasanz works for Meg Magazine and loves clothes.
She writes poems, and occasionally for children. This
is the first time her work will be published.
Tejido is a frequent contributor both as illustrator
and writer and the talent behind Nicos Notebook.
Magnuson is a member of Kuting and a frequent contributor.
His essay Gruber is a Palanca Prize winner.
He recently published a book for children called The
Spectacular Tree (Lampara). Robert is also the
author and illustrator of Shirleys Pets (Junior
Inquirer). Shirley is Roberts wife who shares
his love for pets.
Flores Garcia is in the 6th Grade at La Salle Greenhills.
He and his 3 other brothers had a pet iguana. It has
since died and replaced by a turtle. Both Carlos
mom and grandmother write for children.