Writing

In 2019: writing post patriarchy

Hello everyone, indeed, patriarchy is a big theme in all of my books. I’m wondering if I’ll ever ...

In 2019: “Fail again. Fail better.”

“Fail again. Fail better.” Samuel Beckett wrote that. Seth Godin’s advice about failure has also been given to ...

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 ...

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 ...

To be a #Pinay #Poet is to Resist Institutional Fuckery

So, for the last couple of years, I’ve been reading articles about how the CIA created the Iowa ...