Jose Claudio B. Guerrero, also known as Butch Guerrero, taught English and Creative Writing in UP Diliman. He graduated with a BA in English Studies (Creative Writing) from UP Diliman and took up his MA in Creative Writing in the same university. He was a fellow at the UP National Writers Workshop in Baguio City in 1997. He co-wrote Ilocos Norte Travel Guidebook, which won the 2004 National Book Award for Travel. His essay, Talking to a Fu Dog on a Wedding Afternoon, won First Prize in the 2008 Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature. He wrote sudden fiction, short stories, and essays. He passed away last December 2013.