JOSÉ JASON LLAGAS CHANCOCO teaches at Global IT and is Public Relations Officer for SM City Naga. He is also a freelance writer and editor. He has been a fellow at the Ateneo, UST, Iyas and Iligan workshops, among others. He was shortlisted for the Maningning Miclat Award in 2003 and has won the Premio Tomas Arejola award and the Achievement Award for Literature from the Ateneo de Naga. He has a forthcoming book, Pagsasatubuanan: Poetikang Bikolnon, to be published by the NCCA.