#AswangPoetics

Critical Pinayisms: Panel of Pinay Artists and Writers at SFSU

Thank you to Maria Vallarta for curating this fantastic panel of Pinay/Pilipinx writers and artists for the National ...

#AswangPoetics, Redux

I’d had this wonderful vision in my head, of a cadre of fierce Pinay writers and authors taking ...

Success and Failure in Po-Biz: What I am talking about

I just posted two things on Facebook the other day. The first was about “success” in this industry: My ...

Today’s Poems: To Spit Fire, and To Return a Heroine

Aswang Poetics, Continued

Continuing thoughts on Aswang Poetics. Who created the word, “unfuckwithable,” because that’s so much of what this is ...

Why Aswang Poetics?

In 2010, my third book, Diwata, was published by BOA Editions, Ltd. The closing poem of Diwata is “Aswang,” which I wrote, ...