JOEY A. TABULA studied Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of the Philippines. He was the editor of From the Eyes of a Healer: An Anthology of Medical Anecdotes, co-editor of BULAWAN: Interviews with Filipino Medical Oncologists, and co-author in Painless Evidence-Based Medicine 2nd Edition. He is the Vice President and Publisher of Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA) and a board member of Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL). He is currently writing his thesis for MFA in Creative Writing at De La Salle University.