Ines Bautista-Yao is the author of Young Adult romance. Her first book, One Crazy Summer, was published in 2011 by Summit Publishing. She also writes short stories. One of them is part of the anthology Friend Zones, published by the Ateneo de Manila University Press.

She is the former editor-in-chief of Candy and K-Zone magazines and a former high school and college English and Literature teacher.

She lives in the Philippines with her husband and two little girls. She posts on Instagram and tweets @inesbyao and her author page is facebook.com/inesbautistayao. Her books, both digital and print, are available on Amazon.