E-Publication: Pinay Poets at The Bakery
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E-Publication: Pinay Poets at The Bakery

[Archival photo from University of Wisconsin] http://www.thebakerypoetry.com/pinay-poets/ Poetas y Diwatas, guest edited by Barbara Jane Reyes. Featuring  Joi Barrios, Arlene Biala, Sasha Pimentel Chacon, Rachelle Cruz, Luisa A. Igloria, Karen Llagas, Melissa Roxas, Melissa Sipin, Eileen Tabios, and Jean Vengua Before I ever had a name for it, I was already engaged in the work of … Continue reading

12/01/2012: Book Launching of My Bay Kitchen: Memories of My Homeland
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12/01/2012: Book Launching of My Bay Kitchen: Memories of My Homeland

Arkipelago The Filipino Bookstore invites you to the official book launch of: My Bay Kitchen: Memories of My Homeland, Travels and More… by Rene M. Astudillo On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 3:00pm Bayanihan Community Center 1010 Mission St. (& 6th) San Francisco, CA 94103 A San Francisco Bay Area author’s collection of his favorite recipes … Continue reading

Publication: Dawac and Other Memoir-Narratives by Beatriz Tilan Tabios
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Publication: Dawac and Other Memoir-Narratives by Beatriz Tilan Tabios

[Please Forward] MERITAGE PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT DAWAC and Other Memoir-Narratives by Beatriz Tilan Tabios ISBN No. 978-0-9826493-5-0 Release Date: Fall-Winter 2012 Available for $12.50 through Meritage Press (MeritagePress@aol.com) and Lulu.com. Available for $14.50 through Amazon.com Meritage Press is delighted to release a first book by an author just shy of her 83rd birthday: DAWAC and Other … Continue reading

Review: How Someone Else’s Poems Can Feel Like Your Own (On Patrick Rosal’s Boneshepherds)
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Review: How Someone Else’s Poems Can Feel Like Your Own (On Patrick Rosal’s Boneshepherds)

Via the Urchin Movement: An excerpt of the review by Geo Ong: “Many of the poems in Boneshepherds made me believe that I can write poetry. They give me hope, like I could’ve written these very poems, or that I could write stories just like these ones, because what they’ve told me, I somehow already knew. Rosal … Continue reading

Review: Boneshepherds by Patrick Rosal
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Review: Boneshepherds by Patrick Rosal

Via Muzzle Magazine: Boneshepherds by Patrick Rosal A Review by Jacob Victorine, Book Reviewer I’ve rarely come to a collection of poetry with more expectations than in the case of Patrick Rosal’s Boneshepherds. I had read his two previous collections, My American Kundiman (2006) and Uprock Headspin Scramble and Dive (2003), and felt akin to this writer who so gracefully straddles … Continue reading

Publication: Manila Noir, Edited by Jessica Hagedorn (Coming Soon from Akashic Books)
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Publication: Manila Noir, Edited by Jessica Hagedorn (Coming Soon from Akashic Books)

Via Akashic Books: Launched with the summer ’04 award-winning best seller Brooklyn Noir, Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies. Each book is comprised of all-new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the geographical area of the book. Fresh noir from one of the most intense, congested, … Continue reading