"Romantic, self-reflecting, empowering, Claire Betita de Guzman has a winner."
- AVG, Goodreads
Claire Betita de Guzman is a Singapore-based writer born in Manila, Philippines and a former editor at Cosmopolitan Philippines and Harper’s Bazaar Singapore. She is the author of novels Miss Makeover, Budget is the New Black, Girl Meets World, and No Boyfriend Since Birth, which was adapted into a TV series in the Philippines. A former journalist, she started out as a news reporter for the broadsheet TODAY before working as a lifestyle editor for international and local magazines.
Having travelled extensively to 49 countries, she founded Words and Wanderlust, a series of creative writing retreats held in beautiful, inspiring locations around the world. She is a member of the Singapore Writers' Group, and has given talks on writing and literary events in the Philippines and Singapore. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines and has taken writing courses at the University of Oxford in the UK.
Asian Women Writers Festival - The Arts House Singapore
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Singapore Writers Festival
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"Miss Makeover Book Launch" by Nile on Weekends