Thursday, March 30, 2023

GROWING UP FILIPINO 3 Book Launches and Talks 2023


Here is a summary of the GROWING UP FILIPINO 3 BOOK TALKS 2023 - 

To promote the young adult book GROWING UP FILIPINO 3: NEW STORIES FOR YOUNG ADULTS, the contributors and I did a series of book launches/talks in the Philippines and the United States.  Here are some pictures of those events. Many thanks to the University of Santo Tomas for publishing the Philippine edition of GUF3, and to the hosts of these programs. 

January 28, 2023 — Book Launch, Fully Booked BGC, 6 p.m. Readings by: Nikki Alfar, Cecilia Brainard, George Deoso, Yvette Fernandez, Patti Go, Sarge Lacuesta, Kannika Pena, Dom Sy, Jack Wigley, Danton Remoto. 

l-r: Sarge Lacuesta, Jack Wigley, Cecilia Brainard, Nikki Alfar, Danton Remoto, Ned Parfan, Dom Sy, George Deoso, Yvette Fernandez, Patty Go

l-r: Ned Parfan, Cecilia Brainard

LR: Prof. Werner (Humanities Dept., National University), Prof Chris Wright (LEAP), Cecilia Brainard, Prof. Rondera (Philosophy, NU), and Dr. Dino-Aparicio (OIC-DEAN, FEU-Manila)

 January 30, 2023 — Lecture, Readings, in-person and Zoom, with Cecilia Brainard, Patricia Manuel Go, Yvette Fernandez, at Miriam/Maryknoll College, SMT Bldg, Quezon City, Philippines — 10 a.m. 



February 6, 2023 — Lecture, Cebu Technological University, Cebu City, 2 p.m. Main Campus, MJ Cuenco Ave and R. Palma St, 6th floor of Centennial Building

Cecilia with CTU Professors

Prof. Rich Managor, Cecilia Brainard

February 7, 2023 — 9–10:30 am, Lecture and Book Launch, Buchcik Hall University of San Carlos, South Campus Cebu City

l-r: Dr. Bea Lastimosa, Cecilia Brainard, Dr. Hope Sabanpan Yu

The Cebuano Studies Center Launched the documentary video THE CEBUANA IN THE WORLD: CECILIA MANGUERRA BRAINARD WRITING OUT OF CEBU

February 23, 2023 — 11–12:30pm (Manila Time; this is 7 p.m. California time) — Lecture, Readings via Zoom; BNSCWC & USTph- Talk by Cecilia Brainard; Readings by Marilyn Alquizola, Migs Dutt, Yvette Fernandez, Patricia Go, & Jack Wigley

March 18, 2023 — Sat. 1:30 p.m. (PDT) — hybrid in-person /Zoom — Book Launch hosted by Carlos Bulosan Book Club (CBBC), Echo Park Library, 1410 W. Temple St., LA 90026 — With Marilyn Alquizola, Ryo Alfar, Cecilia Brainard

Seated l-r: Cecilia Brainard, Ryo Alfar, Marilyn Alquizola, Jocelyn Geaga-Rosenthal; Standing l-r: James Castillo, Rachielle Sheffler, James, Jaime Geaga, Erlinda, Guest, Megan

March 29, 2023 — Wed. 4:30–5:30 pm (PDT) — hybrid in-person/online — Talk/Readings with Teen Council: TeenScape, Floor 2, Los Angeles Central Library, Central Library, 630 W. 5th St. LA, CA 90071 — With Brian Ascalon Roley, Marilyn Alquizola, Cecilia Brainard

l-r: Llyr Hller, Amanda Charles, Cecilia Brainard, Marilyn Alquizola, Kurt

Note also 

Dr. Jenny Ortuoste Writes About Growing Up Filipino 3 

Book Trailer of Growing Up Filipino 3 

tags: Filipino teens, Filipino young adults, Filipino young adult books, Filipino books, Philippine books

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