Rayji de Guia is a fictionist, poet, and illustrator.

Her work can be found in Asian Cha, The Deadlands, harana poetry, JESCL, The Pinch, and elsewhere. She also illustrated for Aurealis Mag, Rogelio Braga’s Si Betchay at ang Sacred Circle (Balangiga Press), and Angela Gabrielle Fabunan's Young Enough to Play (UP Press). Her poetry suite, “Neither nothing nor forgotten”, received first prize in the 2nd Gémino H. Abad Awards for Poetry and for Literary Criticism, and her short story, “Death for Serafina”, received second prize in the 69th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

In 2019, she was a poet resident at the 12th season of Sangam House in Bangalore, supported by the Asia-Europe Foundation and Cambodian Living Arts (ASEF-CLA). In 2021, she was a fellow for fiction in the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Currently, she is a writer resident at Rimbun Dahan in Selangor, completing her first book of short stories, with support from artlink and Südkulturfonds.

She is an instructor at the University of the Philippines – Diliman.