Early Sol A. Gadong was born and raised in Bo. Obrero, Iloilo City. She earned her BS in Applied Mathematics and Master of Education (Mathematics) degrees at the University of the Philippines Visayas. She has attended a number of writing workshops, including the San Agustin Writers Workshop in Iloilo City, the Iyas National Writers Workshop in Bacolod City, and the Ateneo National Writers Workshop in Quezon City. Her poems and short stories have seen print in publications by Balay Sugidanun, UP Press, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, and Kasingkasing Press. She won 2ndprize in the 2016 Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for her short story in Hiligaynon. She is the Vice President of Hubon Manunulat, a group of West Visayan writers who write in Aklanon, Hiligaynon, and Kinaray-a. She currently teaches mathematics, statistics, and education courses at UP Visayas.