My Year (Or Two) Of Reading Poetry

I have been meaning to sum up my past couple of years of reading and teaching full length ...

40 Pinay and Pinxy Books for Gifting!

Hello all, I have crowd sourced many Pinay and Pinxy, non-binary identified writers and students via my trusty ...

Dear Poeta, Dear Pinay, Why Do You Want To Write Books?

I remember once, some years ago, I and other authors came as guest speakers to Willie Perdomo’s VONA ...

How about a good poetics talk: On translation and experimentation in Poeta en San Francisco

You know, it’s been a really good couple of days of literary discussions. The other day, I went ...

How a Brown Girl Makes a Book Happen [Part 6]

It takes more than you know you know, more than you think you are capable of. You must ...

How a Brown Girl Makes a Book Happen [Part 5]

It takes so much grit. This is a difficult time to write the kind of poems I want ...