Daryll Delgado’s first book of short stories, After the Body Displaces Water (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2012), won the 32nd National Book Award for Short Fiction, and was a finalist in the Madrigal-Gonzales First Book Award. She has also received a Philippines Free Press award for her fiction in 2010. Her short stories and essays have been published in national publications and academic journals. She has been a lecturer at the University of the Philippines, the Ateneo de Manila University, and Miriam College. She currently works for the Southeast Asia office of an international labor and human rights NGO headquartered in Massachusetts. Daryll has a BA in Journalism and MA in Comparative Literature from the University of the Philippines. She currently resides in Quezon City with her husband, William. She was born and raised in Tacloban City, and continues to call Tacloban home.