Teaching

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,” ...

FAQ 3: How do you read a poem? How do you teach people to read a poem?

This Thursday in Filipino Literature class, I am teaching To Love as Aswang for the first time. I’m doing ...

Filipina American Literature: Reading Recommendations 5

You can find previous recommendations here: List 1 | List 2 | List 3 | List 4. It ...

FAQ 2: Decolonizing Creative Writing? Decolonizing Publishing? Is it possible?

“Do we break the rules? How do we get what we want, as individual and community artists? How ...

FAQ 1: What do you teach, what do you assign, and can I see your syllabus?

I am writing these FAQs, because folks are always requesting things from me, and chances are, my answers ...

Letter to a Young Poet: Pinay Style

This is a different time in which we’re writing. Remember when we would have to hand write, or ...