Now Hear This Sacramento Performance

I’m ecstatic to share that my essay, “Sunday, Again” which was first published in The Nervous Breakdown, will be performed in Sacramento! Check out the press release and I hope to see you there! So much gratitude to Atim Udoffia and this unbelievable collaboration for putting together the series. I feel honored to be a part of it. NOW … Continue reading

FilBookFest: On The Body Pinay Panel

Please join me at the Filipino American International Book Festival at the San Francisco Public Library Main, this October 4th at 1:45PM. I’ll be reading on the Pinay panel “On The Body” with Arlene Biala, Jay Santa Cruz and Janice Sapigao. So much thanks to Barbara Jane Reyes for organizing and moderating this panel! #allpinayeverything … Continue reading

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.

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

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

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!

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

Walang Hiya Reading At Saint Mary’s College: Oct 28. 2010

I had a great time attending the Walang Hiya Reading at St. Mary’s College. I was finally able to meet co-editor Roseli Ilano, and I also connected with the other anthology contributors. Roseli Ilano read from her short story and I particularly enjoyed David S. Maduli’s spoken word. Elsa Orejudos Valmidiano read from her poem … Continue reading

Calaveras Station Reading at Sacramento Poetry Center

Thanks so much to everyone who attended the Calaveras Station reading at Sacramento Poetry Center! Thanks especially to host, Trina Drotar, as well as the contributors who read with me: Jim Benton, Genelle Chaconas, Shadi Gex, Marcelo Hernandez, Peggy Kincaid, Lee Lee, Joe Montalbo and Jordan Okumura. Having gotten lost on the way to the … Continue reading

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