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,…

Peninsula Virtual Bookfest

September/October 2020 Peninsula Virtual Bookfest The Peninsula Virtual Bookfest brings together a diverse community of writers and book lovers, in a series of vital and inspiring readings and conversations during the months of September and October. Curated by San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto, the virtual bookfest will feature 60 authors, in collaboration with…

Power to the Poets: Vote for Change

Thursday, July 30, 2020, 5pm Pacific Power to the Poets: Vote for Change Via FB Live Hosts: Aileen Cassinetto, Tony Robles & Poetess April J. Armstrong Featuring (in order of appearance): Bethlehem and Sad Patrick combine soul, jazz, folk, vocals, guitar and percussion to deliver powerful songs on universal themes — the struggles of modern…

TGMoM’s lost chapter

Christopher X. Shade, author of The Good Mother of Marseille, writes: I teach poetry and fiction at The Writers Studio, where we use models and techniques to help writers discover a unique voice and style for their material. One of my favorite models to teach is Annette Sanford’s “Nobody Listens When I Talk,” a short…

“PAGPAG” Book Launch

In the Dictator’s Aftermath: Conversation and Book Launch for PAGPAG by Eileen R. Tabios “Pagpag” is the practice of scavenging through trash heaps for discarded food that the poor then attempts to clean and re-cook for new meals. Pagpag heart-wrenchingly symbolizes the effects of a corrupt government unable to take care of—indeed, abusing—its people. PAGPAG’s…

In the Dictator’s Aftermath: Conversation and Book Launch

Saturday July 18, 2020 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) / Sunday July 19, 2020 08:00 AM Philippine Time Via FB Live Autographed copies of PAGPAG are available for purchase at the special discounted price of $10. Please email editor at palomapress.net or galateaten at gmail.com to place an order. In the Dictator’s Aftermath:…