Claire Betita de Guzman

Claire Betita de Guzman is a Filipina writer based in Singapore and author of four novels, Miss MakeoverBudget is the New BlackGirl Meets World, and No Boyfriend Since Birth, which was adapted into a TV series. A former journalist, she worked as an editor for Cosmopolitan Philippines and Harper’s Bazaar Singapore. She has led talks at literary events in Southeast Asia and has taken part in writing workshops in France, the UK, and Tbilisi, Georgia. She is co-editor of the forthcoming Get Luckier, an anthology of Philippine-Singapore writings. Find her online at

Her work in Fterota Logia: Wake Party