Fil-Am publishing house releases short story and poetry collections

By WALTER ANG, Philippine Daily Inquirer SAN FRANCISCO — Filipino American publishing house Paloma Press has released short story collection Pagpag: The Dictator’s Aftermath in the Diaspora by Eileen Tabios. The book includes “protest stories” against martial law in the Philippines that Tabios had written in the latter half of the 1990s appended with a…

Bookshop now carries Paloma Press titles

Book buyers now have the option of ordering Paloma Press titles on Bookshop, “an online bookstore with a mission to financially support independent bookstores and give back to the book community.” Please check out our newest releases: Shield the Joyous by Christopher X. Shade (April 2020) PAGPAG: The Dictator’s Aftermath by Eileen R. Tabios (March…

Shield the Joyous

SHIELD THE JOYOUS poems CHRISTOPHER X. SHADE ISBN 978-1-7323025-9-4 Library of Congress Control Number: 2020930703 Release Date: April 2, 2020 Pages: 80 Price: $16.00 Distributors: Bookshop, Amazon, B&N, Ingram (wholesale). Or purchase directly from the publisher, editor @ palomapress.net PALOMA PRESS RELEASES SHIELD THE JOYOUS San Mateo County, 2 April 2020 — Paloma Press is…

PAGPAG’S Anti-COVID-19 Initiative

SUPPORT FOOD BANKS: This is a modest initiative to help support foodbanks for which we’ve set aside 20 copies of PAGPAG. For every minimum $20 donation to food banks, whether your local community’s or through Feeding America, you will receive a free, signed copy of PAGPAG. “Pagpag” is a term applied to food scavenged out…

MiGoZine, Paloma Press’ online lit mag, is live

As I write this, 20% of the world’s population is under lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. There are now 719,758 confirmed cases worldwide since the illness was first reported in November 2019. A day after the seven Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate, I called for poems on “sheltering,” and in less…