Gina Apostol: ‘Memory is deception’
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Gina Apostol: ‘Memory is deception’

Via The Recorder: ‘Memory is deception’ Story by Trish Crapo Wednesday, October 17, 2012 “Memory is deception,” Sol, the young narrator of Gina Apostol’s new novel “Gun Dealers’ Daughter,” muses. “There’s a pall under which intentions lie, gross as an astrologer’s ball.” To figure out how memory works is not just a passing fancy for … Continue reading

Ninotchka Rosca: The Day Manila Fell Silent
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Ninotchka Rosca: The Day Manila Fell Silent

Via Doveglion.com: The Day Manila Fell Silent by Ninotchka Rosca [Talk at the Bliss on Bliss Studio, Queens, New York City;  September 9, 2012;  third part of Re-Collection, A Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines, the first two being an art exhibit and an installation/performance.] Ironically, the most … Continue reading

Interview: A Conversation on Transnational Identity and the Subtleties of Being Seen
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Interview: A Conversation on Transnational Identity and the Subtleties of Being Seen

At kcet.org: By Michelle Dizon and Gina Osterloh LA-based artists Michelle Dizon and Gina Osterloh have had concurrent residencies and exhibitions this summer at 18th Street Arts Center and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). In both spaces the artists were invited to develop work on-site over an extended period of time while making their processes available … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Bob Flor at Poets & Writers

Happy National Poetry Month to you all. This April, Seattle-based writer Bob Flor is blogging at Poets & Writers. Flor writes, “In 2006 I co-founded Pinoy Words Expressed Kultura Arts with a friend—Maria Batayola. Our objective was to introduce the public to Filipino American writers, and we quickly discovered a number of Filipinos producing poetry, literature, and … Continue reading

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Announcement from POETS ON THE GREAT RECESSION

“To bring the poem into the world is to bring the world into the poem.” We are pleased to share the inauguration of POETS ON THE GREAT RECESSION athttp://poetsonrecession.blogspot.com .  The project features poets presenting the many varied face(t)s of their Great Recession experience, and how such has affected (or not) their poetry.  We are looking for … Continue reading