A few weeks ago, I wrote this: “I keep thinking, God what if I had had a professor much like … Read More “Letters to a Young Poet, Pinay Style 3”
I’ve been teaching, as you all know. I’ve been trying to keep my head on straight, resisting the reactionary, trying … Read More “The poet has questions against futility”
Apparently I have a FAQ series on this here blog, and which you can see here: FAQ 1 | FAQ … Read More “FAQ 5: Gummi bears and popcorn in halo-halo? Srsly? Y tho?”
FAQ 4: How do you read a poem, teach someone to read a poem, especially in Ethnic Studies Department courses?
So this is a continuation of yesterday’s blog post on teaching poetry — are these blog posts considered “essays,” or “serial … Read More “FAQ 4: How do you read a poem, teach someone to read a poem, especially in Ethnic Studies Department courses?”
This Thursday in Filipino Literature class, I am teaching To Love as Aswang for the first time. I’m doing that thing … Read More “FAQ 3: How do you read a poem? How do you teach people to read a poem?”
You can find previous recommendations here: List 1 | List 2 | List 3 | List 4. It goes without … Read More “Filipina American Literature: Reading Recommendations 5”
“Do we break the rules? How do we get what we want, as individual and community artists? How do we … Read More “FAQ 2: Decolonizing Creative Writing? Decolonizing Publishing? Is it possible?”