PAWA Lit Crawl SF Reading: In The Ring

We hope you’ll come out to hear our amazing PAWA writers read at this years Lit Crawl in San Francisco. Organized by Jen Palmares Meadows and Von Torres.

Imprint at Brevity

Feeling voracious? My micro essay, ‘Imprint‘ is ready for you to devour in Brevity Issue 48. I’ve been waiting a long time to be included in this fantastic journal that publishes the best nonfiction writers around. I owe my sincere thanks to Dinty Moore and the editors at Brevity for pulling my essay out of … Continue reading

On Chinua Achebe & The Truth Of Beneficent Nonfiction At Essay Daily

I’m proud to share my essay, “On Chinua Achebe and The Truth of Beneficent Nonfiction,” which is up at Essay Daily. Several years ago, I read Chinua Achebe’s essay, “The Truth of Fiction,” and an accompanying Conjunctions interview by Bradford Morrow with Achebe. Since then, I wondered if it was possible to apply Achebe’s tenets … Continue reading

TrueStory Nonfiction Reading Series

We are excited to announce the readers for our last TrueStory of 2014. Please note the date has changed: Thursday, October 23, at 7 p.m. We are returning to Shine at 1400 E Street to finish out the year. As usual we will be hosting an open mic, so be sure to arrive early if you’d … Continue reading

The Eager at The Rumpus

My creative nonfiction piece, ‘The Eager‘, is now up at The Rumpus. I’m really enjoying the art that accompanies the piece, which was created by Erech Overaker. It’s very edgy and electric, and I think would appeal to readers that might enjoy my writing. Thanks and gratitude to The Rumpus, and of course, Rumpus Essays … Continue reading

The C Word at The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review

Check out my latest creative nonfiction essay, “The C Word” at The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. I started writing this short piece back in 2008 at CSU Summer Arts in Fresno, when I took Doug Rice’s class “Writing the Memoir,” with guest writers Carole Maso, Steven Church and William Vollmann. It later inspired my … Continue reading

Sacral Dimple in Memoir Journal

You can now read my short nonfiction piece, “Sacral Dimple,” in Issue 14 of Memoir. Although I’m sad that this is Memoir’s final issue before going on hiatus, I’m very excited and proud to have showcased my work in such a beautiful publication, and to have been included in its long line of fine writers … Continue reading

Literasians Reading & Panel at Southwestern College in San Diego

                              Traveling down to San Diego with my colleagues and dear friends, Bridget Crenshaw Mabunga and Marie Hoffmann, to celebrate Filipino American History Month was so much fun. I had such a wonderful time at the Literasians event, organized by Jennifer … Continue reading

Shuffling Water in Kartika Review Issue 13

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, … Continue reading

CSU Sacramento Festival of the Arts Alumni Reading

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 … Continue reading

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