Thursday, March 11, 2021

Author Reading: Cecilia Brainard Reads from Her SELECTED SHORT STORIES & Q&A


 YouTube link to Cecilia Brainard Reading from her SELECTED SHORT STORIES & Q&A


Filipino American novelist Cecilia Manguerra Brainard reads a short short from her SELECTED SHORT STORIES (University of Santo Tomas Publishing House 2021), a collection of 39 stories. She also discusses writing about the Philippines from California. Cecilia is the author of three novels: the World War Two novel WHEN THE RAINBOW GODDESS WEPT; MAGDALENA, and the literary mystery THE NEWSPAPER WIDOW. Her website is

This is excerpted from the Panel Discussion with Filipino and Fil-Am Writers Event hosted by the Philippine Embassy in the United States, March 8, 2021.

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