Jose Victor Torres is a historian, essayist, and playwright. He has been writing plays for quite some time since he became a member and (former) faculty adviser of a theater group in the University of Santo Tomas. He is also a member of Writers’ Bloc. He is the author of five books, three on history and two play collections. He is, at present, a senior historical researcher at the Intramuros Administration and teaches at DLSU Manila.