Books

Letters to a Young Brown Girl

Letters to a Young Brown Girl is forthcoming from BOA Editions, Ltd. in September 2020.  Barbara Jane Reyes ...

Invocation to Daughters

Invocation To Daughters City Lights Spotlight No. 16 By Barbara Jane Reyes 2018 California Book Award Finalist Feminist ...

To Love as Aswang

The Philippine aswang is a mythic, monstrous creature which has, since colonial times, been associated with female transgression, ...

Diwata

Diwata American Poets ContinuumBOA Editions, Ltd., 2010 In her book Diwata, Barbara Jane Reyes frames her poems between the ...

Poeta en San Francisco

Barbara Jane Reyes’s Poeta en San Francisco (Tinfish Press) is a linguistic tour de force, incorporating English, Spanish, and ...

Gravities of Center

Gravities of Center (Arkipelago Books Publishing, 2003) “Always mindful of the terrible past that still haunts her native country ...

To Educators: My books and chapbooks have been adopted for courses in American Literature, American Studies, Asian American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Creative Writing, at the University of California (Berkeley), University of California (Santa Barbara), University of California (Santa Cruz), University of California (Riverside), University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, Sonoma State University, CSU Sacramento, California College of the Arts, Ohio State University, University of Kansas, Western Washington University, University of Hawai’i (Manoa), University of Nebraska (Lincoln), University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), Hunter College, Mills College, Muhlenberg College, Kapiolani Community College, University of Notre Dame, University of Texas (El Paso), University of Wisconsin (Madison), University of Northern Iowa, Columbia College Chicago, Charles R. Drew University, Drake University, Scripps College, New York University, University of Southern California, and Stanford University.

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