Check out my recently published creative non-fiction piece “Shufflling Water” in Kartika Review, a fantastic literary journal of Asian American writing. Have a look at their masthead for their advisory board. I get totally tickled that some of these big literary names might actually read my writing! Thrilling! Also in Issue 13 is CSUS cohort, … Read more
I’m pleased to announce that my self-published chapbook “Annotated Pai Gow Poker” is now available for purchase via my website store through Big Cartel. Check out the review in the Sacramento Press column “Book Talk.” Special thanks to Trina Drotar!
My CSU Sacramento Festival of the Arts Alumni Reading was a great success–there was a wonderful turnout. As always, it’s a thrill to share my writing with a willing and eager audience be they 1) interested readers 2) inspired writers 3) supportive friends and colleagues or 4) coerced students. I was very happy to be … Read more
On April 19, 2011 at 3:00pm, I will be reading at this year’s CSUS Fetival of the Arts alongside Simone Youngblood at the English Department’s Alumni Reading. The reading will be at the CSUS Library Galleria. Hope to see you there!
I’ve finished designing and binding my self-published chapbook “Annotated Pai Gow Poker“. While it was a lot of fun putting it all together, I learned a lot about how not to bind a chapbook. However, I am very happy with the end result. The chapbook includes “Annotated Pai Gow Poker”, previously published in Denver Quarterly, … Read more
During my recent (and first) visit to Yosemite, I went on a snipe hunt, a complex and worthwhile execution of tom-foolery guaranteed to liven campfires for years to come. If you’re looking to have fun on your next camping trip, lead a snipe hunt with willing friends and family. Here’s a guide I put together … Read more
I’m excited to share that my experimental writing”Annotated Pai Gow Poker” was recently published in Denver Quarterly‘s summer issue, Volume 45, No 4. I can’t describe how proud I am of this particular piece, or how thankful I am to Denver Quarterly for publishing it. I could never have done it without my colleagues Marie … Read more
Check out Chicken Skin & Impossible Trees, IWL 2o11′s anthology. We’re also having two performances in July. Wed, Jul 6 | 7pm – 9pm | $10 – $15 Kearny Street Workshop, Intersection for the Arts and AMATE: Women Painting Stories present The 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Writers Lab 2011 Literary Reading & Online Anthology Launch Chicken … Read more
In March, I attended a Filipino American Writers Workshop at SFSU and was lucky enough to work with both Barbara Jane Reyes (poetry) and Janet Stickmon (memoir). They are reading at Hercules Library on April 9th in a series of Conversations with Filipino/Filipino American Authors, which is geared to promote the first-ever Filipino American International … Read more
March 25th at 6-8PM Crema Coffee Roasting Company 950 The Alameda San Jose, CA Featuring… DIANA MONTAÑO NIKI ESCOBAR JACQULYN WHANG JANICE SAPIGAO SUSIE HUERTA & Special Featured Performer: GEMMA NEMENZO Writer Bios Diana Montaño is a native of Mexico City and a product of divorce, microwave dinners and immigrant dreams. She is a recent … Read more