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

2012 CSU Sacramento Festival Of The Arts Creative Writing Alumni Reading

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!

Annotated Pai Gow Poker in Denver Quarterly

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 … Continue reading

2011 Interdisciplinary Writers Lab (IWL) Literary Reading & Online Anthology

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 … Continue reading

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