Sunday, March 26, 2017

2017 Pinay Gathering at Philippine Expressions Bookshop #Philippines #literature

Linda Nietes of Philippine Expressions Bookshop, gathered Filipina writers and honored them last Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Philippine Expressions Bookshop at 479 W 6th Street #105,  San Pedro, California 90731; tel: 310-514-9139.

The writers also received a Commendation from Supervisor Janice Hahn of the Los Angeles County. The writers are (not in alphabetical order): Leslie Ryan, Ludy Ongkeko, Carlene Bonnivier, Rose Ibanez, Lucy Urgello Miller, Carmen Davino, Herminia Menez, and Cecilia Brainard.

I'm sharing the program and some pictures.

Many thanks to Linda Nietes and Robert Little for sponsoring the event.

l-r: Lucy Miller Urgello, Cecilia Brainard. Lucy also hails from Cebu, Philippines.

2:00pm                Networking

2:30pm                Light refreshments. 

3:15pm - 4:40pm  Book Talks ( l hr and 25 mins) and Presentation of Commendations by Erika Velasquez, a representative of Supervisor Janice Hahn of the Los Angeles County.

4:40pm  - 5:00pm  Q & A  (20 minutes)

5:00pm -  6:00pm  Book Signing.  (l hours).  Event ends at 6:00pm.

l-r: Herminia Menez-Coben, Carmen Davino, Cecilia Brainard, Linda Nietes
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