Joselito delos Reyes is currently a resident fellow of the UST Center for Creative Writing and Literary Studies and a research fellow of the UST Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities. He obtained an M.A. and a Doctoral degree in Philippine Studies from De La Salle University. He has published a collection of poetry, two National Book Award-winning collections of essays about social media, and a short story collection. Delos Reyes has won several awards and citations from the National Book Development Board, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the Maningning Miclat Awards for Poetry. He is an opinion contributor for GMANews Online and Philippines Graphic Magazine. He was a recipient of Dr. Pio Valenzuela Memorial Awards for Journalism and Literature. He is the 2013 Makata ng Taon, an award given by the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino. He is a member of LIRA, UMPIL, Museo Valenzuela Foundation, and Lucban Historical Society. He teaches literature, research, and pop culture at UST.