elenapalmaShe finished her PhD in Creative Writing at the University of the Philippines-Diliman where she also earned her MA in Comparative Literature and AB in Creative Writing. A Palanca winner, she teaches creative writing and writes writes for national and local publications. The book she coauthored, The Night That Changed The River, and her other books on the craft of writing are coming out very soon.  She is cnf and fiction editor of Carayan’s first issue.