Teaching

For Everyone Who’s Asking Me for Fil Am and Fil Diasporic Lit, Who’s Asking Me for my Syllabi, This List of 30 Books is for You

As ever, community folks are asking me for Filipino Lit titles, and telling me they wish they could ...

With Praise for the Work of the Poets

There has been an ongoing theme in many of my poetry and poetics discussions — one of transformation. ...

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 ...

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 3]

It takes so much heart. I have been using this phrase, the “heart’s language,” for the last few ...

How a Brown Girl Makes a Book Happen

It takes so much faith, and grit. Yes, and alas, if only it were that simple. This morning ...