We Are Like Air by Xyza Cruz Bacani: Current Reading and Writing

I recently received this beautiful book, Xyza Cruz Bacani’s We Are Like Air, which I thought I was ready ...

Pinay and Pinxy Recommended Reading/Crowdsourced List 2018

This is becoming tradition. I’ve asked folks on social media to share titles of Pinay and Pinxy authored ...

Engaging in Acts of Creativity in the Face of Destruction

An extension of an earlier blog post, Why I Turn to Lit and Art When Times are Hard. ...

Q+A With Maiana Minahal’s Students at Kapiolani Community College

Many thanks to Maiana Minahal and her students at Kapiʻolani Community College, for reading Diwata. Here are my responses to ...

More About “Filipinos Do Not Read”

I am an educator, an adjunct professor. I have been teaching undergrads and grad students for over a ...

For Filipino American History Month, Revisiting the Idea that “Filipinos Do Not Read”

This is how myth-making happens, no? One source, whoever they are, however reliable or unreliable they are, says ...