Marguerite Alcazaren de Leon heads Rappler’s Life and Style, Entertainment, and Opinion sections. She has been with Rappler since 2013, and also served as its social media producer for six years.
She is also a fictionist, and came out with her first collection of short stories, People in Panic, in 2015, and her second, Lies All Lies, in 2020. Her fiction has also seen print in various national publications and anthologies.
She graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2007, receiving the Joseph Mulry Award for Literary Excellence and the Loyola Schools Award for the Arts that same year.