Get Out the Vote!

Join Paloma Press publisher Aileen Cassinetto and Philadelphia artivist Elijah Pringle III as they share poetry and phonebank in support of the California Democratic Party’s GET OUT THE VOTE! Final Four Day: Phonebanking Call-A-Thon on Saturday, October 31, 2020, 2:30pm-3pm PT. To register: GET OUT THE VOTE! Final Four Day: Phonebanking Call-A-Thon (multiple time slots),…

Congratulations, Lisa Suguitan-Melnick!

Congratulations to Lisa Suguitan Melnick for “Best Profile Writing” from Philippine American Press Club, USA (Plaridel Award) for the piece “The Scholar Unplugged” which featured Leny Mendoza Strobel’s book, Glimpses (Paloma Press, 2019). Lisa’s work was also included in the Paloma Press fundraiser After Irma, After Harvey.

The de Young Open

Congratulations to Paloma Press book designer C. Sophia Ibardaloza for being featured in the de Young Open Exhibition! “In celebration of the de Young museum’s 125th anniversary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are hosting The de Young Open. With just a 7% acceptance rate, this juried exhibition received 11,518 submissions…” Artist’s statement: “My…

“Marcelina”: A Reading by Jean Vengua

Welcome to the launch of MARCELINA by Jean Vengua. This poetry chapbook is a meditation on the murder of Cecilia Navarro in 1930s Central California. The life of Navarro and her place in an earlier Filipino migrant community is explored in the documentary “The Celine Archive” which recently won the 2020 Los Angeles Independent Film…

Denise Low interviews Eileen Tabios; Neil Leadbetter reviews PAGPAG

Denise Low interviews Eileen R. Tabios; Neil Leadbetter reviews PAGPAG by Eileen R. Tabios DL: You have a large body of published work, and the listing of publications is available on your website. How does this new book of short stories PAGPAG: The Dictator’s Aftermath in the Diaspora (Paloma Press) relate to your themes in…

Marcelina

Paloma Press is pleased to announce the release of its 20th book, MARCELINA: A meditation on the murder of Cecilia “Celing” Navarro, by Dr. Jean Vengua. ISBN: 978-1-7344965-0-5 Official Release Date: September 2020 Pages: 34 Price: $16 Available now through Lulu’s distribution partners. To purchase directly from the publisher or to inquire about review copies,…