Barbara Jane Reyes

Letters to a Young Brown Girl and the brown girls who read this

What I wrote two years ago: May 25, 2018: Manuscript progress, re: ‘some brown girl.’ It’s looking more ...

“History of Philippine Medicine” by Carlos “Botong” Francisco

Some things about gender I’ve been thinking about what I want to write next

Gender is hard. Expectations — from everyone — are shitty. You can’t be independent; you can’t make your ...

Teaching Pinay Lit Online

Friends, yes, in a time of global pandemic, teaching must go on. I am glad we are moving ...

In 2020, Kapwa Over Po Biz

Folks do and do not want to hear all of this Po Biz stuff. I mean, some do, ...

More important than simply being a good writer is to remember to be a good human being.

What I wrote on 07/25/2011: More important than simply being a good writer is to remember to be ...

What are 20 poetry books that made you fall in love with poetry…

A few years ago, February 22, 2009 to be exact, I was asked this question: What are 20 ...