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 ...

For Filipino American History Month, Revisiting the Idea that “Filipinos Do Not Read”

This is how myth-making happens, no? One source, whoever they are, however reliable or unreliable they are, says ...

List: Eight Easy Ways to Support Pilipinx Writers

1. Buy Pilipinx authored books. This is a no brainer. Yes, book sales matter. Bonus points if you’re ...

Who I’m reading right now: Marianne Chan, Jan-Henry Gray

A couple of young Filipinx poets’ works have recently caught my attention, and I am happy to see ...

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 ...