Raymond John A. de Borja was born on Novemeber 30, 1983 in Pateros, Metro Manila. He graduated with a BS in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He has been a Fellow for Poetry in English in the 6th UST and the 45th UP National Writer's Workshop. He has won in the Poetry Category of the 10th Amelia Lapena Bonifacio Awards for Literature. He is a member of Pinoypoets and Guniguni.