Barbara Jane Reyes

Poem in progress: The Book of Asking

OK, so I wrote this poem because on Twitter, Erin Entrada Kelly asked, “What was your first word.” ...

The Book of Asking

I don’t know how to include the following sets of questions in my manuscript, but today at least, ...

Pilipinx Kapwa Poetics and Manuscript Progress

The following thoughts originally came from FB posts, which other folks — writers, authors, students, educators have engaged ...

Letters to a Young Brown Girl and the brown girls who read this

What I wrote two years ago: May 25, 2018: Manuscript progress, re: ‘some brown girl.’ It’s looking more ...

“History of Philippine Medicine” by Carlos “Botong” Francisco

Some things about gender I’ve been thinking about what I want to write next

Gender is hard. Expectations — from everyone — are shitty. You can’t be independent; you can’t make your ...

Teaching Pinay Lit Online

Friends, yes, in a time of global pandemic, teaching must go on. I am glad we are moving ...