Cheska Cortejos graduated with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of the Philippines Diliman, with concentrations in poetry, creative nonfiction, and children's & young adult literature. She was a fellow in the 2018 CDO Young Writers Studio. She is a member of Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro (NAGMAC). Currently, she’s working for Teach for the Philippines as a Teacher Fellow assigned to a public school in Cagayan de Oro City, where she teaches English to elementary students. She spends her free time reading fantasy novels and binge-watching different Netflix series for inspiration.