Barbara Jane Reyes

Pilipinx American Library: “I dreamt of a place to gather…”

I have so many thoughts, about where and how we gather. I have written in the past, at ...

Pilipinx American Library at the Asian Art Museum

I admit it; Filipinx authored books are absolutely normalized in my life, and have been for some time. ...

[Work in Progress] Writing (Whose) Immigrant Song

This past Father’s Day, I was overcome with this need to excavate my father (not literally, of course). ...

Pinay Lit: Origins and Evolution of the Course

I first taught Pinay Lit in Spring 2012, a couple of years after not fitting so great with ...

[Poem/Immigrant Song] Brown Girl Fields Many Questions

[This is the opening poem to my manuscript, Letters to a Young Brown Girl. It is also very ...

#APAHM #APIAHeritageMonth: Time for Some Author Introspection

APIA Heritage Month is drawing to a close. I don’t know that I accomplished much out there, in ...