Mark Anthony A. Grejaldo was born August 11, 1980 in Iloilo City. He is a graduate of Mass Communications from the West Visayas State University. He started writing poetry in 1998. In 1999, he became a fellow for Poetry in the Iligan National Writers' Workshop and the U.P. National Writers' Workshop in Davao City. "Lihim ng mga Alitaptap" (his first attempt in writing a screenplay) was a finalist in the 3rd Star Cinema Screenwriting Contest.