Teaches literature, humanities and writing subjects at the Faculty of Arts and Letters in UST. Graduated magna cum laude with a Literature degree from MSU-IIT. Fellow to the national writers' workshops (Silliman , U.P. and Iligan), and to the 2nd ASEAN Writers' Conference on Poetry. Poems in English and Filipino have won prizes from the Philippine Panorama (1993) and Home Life Magazine (1998). Has an M.A. in Creative Writing from UP-Diliman. Writes book reviews for the Philippine Daily Inquirer. First chapbook "The Southern Cross and Other Poems" was launched December 2005 by the NCCA as part of its UBOD New Authors Series.Juror of the recently established PHILSTAGE Awards for the Performing Arts. Board member of the Council of Department Chairs of English (CDCE)and Philippine Association for Language Teaching (PALT), Inc.; active member of College English Teachers Association (CETA), PEN International Philippine Chapter and Unyon ng mga Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL). Currently co-adviser (with Nerisa del Carmen Guevara) of Teatro Tomasino.