Monday, September 28, 2015

Invitation to the 2015 HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings, FilAm Book Fest

I'll be moderating the HOT OFF THE PRESS Author Readings on Saturday October 3 and Sunday October 4, at the Koret Auditorium, see schedules below. These literary readings are part of the Third Filipino American Book Festival, Oct. 2-4, 2015, San Francisco Main Library: 100 Larkin Street, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102

I'll also be moderating the panel on Filipino American Literature on Saturday, October 3, from 11-noon (a discussion on the direction of Fil Am literature in the 21st century, with Panelists: Barbara Jane Reyes, Luis Francia, Eileen Tabios, Erin Entrada Kelly.)

Here's the lineup of the 2015 HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings:

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library

Barbara Jane Reyes: To Love as Aswang (PAWA, Inc., 2015)
Tony Robles: Cool Don’t Live Here No More (Ithuriel Spear, 2015)
• Jaime Alonso Yrastorza: From Fire to Freedom: Childhood in Colonial Philippines to Post WWII Adulthood in America (2014)

Eileen Tabios: INVENT(ST)ORY: Selected Catalog Poems & New 1996-2015 (Dos Madres Press, Ohio, 2015); I FORGOT LIGHT BURNS (Moria Books, Chicago, 2015); AGAINST MISANTHROPY: A Life in Poetry (2015-1995) (BlazeVOX Books, New York, 2015); SUN STIGMATA: Sculpture Poems (Marsh Hawk Press, New York, 2014); 147 MILLION ORPHANS (Gradient Books, Finland, 2014)
Luis Francia: Tattered Boat (University of the Philippines Press, 2014), RE: Recollections, Reviews, Reflections (UP Press, 2015)
Mg Roberts: not so, sea (Durga Press, 2014)
Tessie Jayme: Black Clouds in Manila. After the Ashes (Book Baby, 2014)
Rolando Laudico, Yolanda Johnson: Bistro Filipino (SouMak Collections, Inc.) *Jeannette YƱiguez will read on behalf of author and editor.

• Daniel Roddick: Four Sparrows. A Tale of Race and Survival in the California Gold Rush (Create Space, 2015)

Sunday, October 4, 2015, 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Library

Lisa Suguitan Melnick: #30 Collantes Street (Carayan Press, 2015)
Erin Entrada Kelly: Blackbird Fly (Harper Collins, Greenwillow Books, 2015)
Candy Gourlay: Shine (Tamarind Books, 2015)
Patty Enrado: A Village in the Fields (Eastwind Books of Berkeley, 2015)
Aimee Suzara: Souvenir (WordTech Communications, 2014)
 Arlene Biala: Her Beckoning Hands (WordTech Communications, 2014)
Jules Delgallego: The Brothers LunaMadmen or Geniuses (2014)
Myles Garcia: 30 years Later...Catching Up with the Marcos-Era Misdeeds
Rick Rocamora: Blood, Sweat, Hope, and Quiapo. Rodallie S. Mosende’s Story. (Photographs by Rick Rocamora, Foreward by Rene Ciriacruz, Essay by Dan Amosin)

 I hope to see some of you there! 

For the complete Festival schedule, please visit this site.

Read also:
The First Filipino American International Book Festival
Fiction by Filipinos in America
Tags: literature, books, Philippines, Philippine American, Filipino American, literary reading, FilAm, festival, FilAm Book Festival

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