Friday, September 8, 2017

#Authors Joseph Legaspi and Angela Peñaredondo in HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings Oct. 7 & 8, 2017 #FilAm Book Fest


Here are two more authors who'll be participating  in the HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings in San Francisco on October 7 and 8, 2017.  These readings are part of the Filipino American International Book Festival. They will be held at the San Francisco Main Library at 100 Larkin Street, Civic Center, San Francisco, CA 94102.

I'll be featuring more participants of the HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings, so stay tuned!

To view the complete schedule of the three HOT OFF THE PRESS Literary Readings, click here :

Joseph O. Legaspi will be reading from Threshold (CavanKerry Press, 2017)

Joseph O. Legaspi, a Fulbright and NYFA fellow, is the author of the poetry collections 
Threshold and Imago, both from CavanKerry Press; and two chapbooks, Aviary, 
Bestiary (Organic Weapon Arts), and Subways (Thrush Press). 
His works have appeared in POETRY, New England Review, Best of the Net, Orion,
and the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day. He co-founded Kundiman 
(, a non-profit organization serving Asian American literature.
 He lives in Queens, New York.

Angela Peñaredondo will be reading from 
All Things Lose Thousands of Times 
(winner of the Gravendyk Poetry Prize, Inlandia Institute)

Angela Peñaredondo is a Pilipinx poet, artist, and educator based in Southern California. 
She is the author of All Things Lose Thousands of Times and the chapbook Maroon
(Jamii Publications). Her work has appeared in Drunken Boat, AAWW's The Margins
Four Way Review, Cream City, and elsewhere. Learn more about Angela and her books at

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