Yvonne M. Esperas hails from Tacloban City .  She started her writing career under the UP Visayas Creative Writing Program with Merlie Alunan as Director.  She has been a writing fellow to different national writing workshops, like the UP Likhaan Writing Workshop, IYAS, Iligan National Writers Workshop, UPV-NCCA Centennial Creative Writing Workshop and has published few of her poems in some magazines.  She finished her degree in Masters of Arts in English Studies from the University of the Philippines , Diliman and is presently teaching at the Philippine Science High School.