Racial Justice Allies features Leny Mendoza Strobel’s GLIMPSES

In Glimpses: A Poetic Memoir (Through the MDR Generator), Filipino-American author, academic and local community leader Leny Mendoza Strobel takes an arguably more personal approach to this work than in her previous writing. However, as the reader soon learns, the distinctions between the personal and the political, between poetics and polemics, and between the individual…

Happy holidays!

Happy holidays from Paloma Press! From 4 titles in our first year to 8 books and a 1,244% sales increase in our second, this year, 2019, saw Paloma Press release 5 groundbreaking books! From our catalog this year: The Great American Novel (GAN) by Eileen R. Tabios presents a unique vision of visual poetry and…

Marjorie Evasco reviews Humanity

Of sheer necessity, books with huge titles often beg for ways of qualifying its high purpose, and this anthology offers that frame in the editor’s introduction… continue reading. (Read Eileen Tabios’ Introduction to Humanity)

Maileen Hamto reviews GLIMPSES by Leny Strobel

The questions you pose in Glimpses, Ka Leny, are not only provocative, they’re instructional. Living as settler-colonialists in these stolen indigenous lands, you challenge us to deconstruct our realities and identities as racialized, colonized beings… continue reading. (Read Margo Stebbing’s love note to Leny Strobel here. For HALO-HALO’s table of contents, please click here.)

Harana Poetry reviews Ivy Alvarez’s Diaspora: Volume L

Ivy Alvarez’s fifth collection, Diaspora: Volume L, is made up of beautiful vignettes with Filipino sayings at their cores, which portray charged moments in romantic relationships and everyday interactions with the world. Each title is an idiom, and acts as the linguistic scaffold around which a poem is deftly built… continue reading.