Cesar Miguel “Miggy” Escaño lives with his wife and two sons in Tacloban City, Leyte. They are Yolanda survivors. He taught college English at the Ateneo de Manila for 10 years. He was also a reporter for BusinessWorld newspaper and a freelance writer for several publications. He contributes feature articles to newspapers such as the Philippine Daily Inquirer and Manila Bulletin, and magazines such as Mabuhay Magazine. He was a fellow for fiction at the 56th Silliman University National Writers Workshop in May 2017.