Book launch and multi-city tour
Christopher X. Shade‘s The Good Mother of Marseille (April 2019)

New York, NY (official launch)
Thursday April 11, 6:00 pm
Rizzoli Bookstore
1133 Broadway at 26th Street
In conversation with authors Joseph Salvatore and Leigh Newman

New York, NY
Sunday May 5, 5:00 pm
Zinc Bar
82 West 3rd Street
Book Celebration with the Writers Studio

New York, NY
Tuesday May 14, 6:30 pm
Conversation with Author Lesley Dormen, Writers Studio Craft Class
* for Writers Studio enrollees *

Portland, OR
Thursday May 30, 7:00 pm
Broadway Books
1714 NE Broadway

San Francisco, CA
Tuesday, June 4, 6:00 pm
Book Passage in the historic Ferry Building
In conversation with Paloma Press Publisher (and Poet Laureate of San Mateo County) Aileen Cassinetto

Long Beach, CA
Sunday June 9, 3:00 pm
Gatsby Books
5535 East Spring Street

Los Angeles, CA
Monday June 10, 7:00 pm
Book Soup
8818 W Sunset Blvd, in West Hollywood

Fairhope, AL
Thursday June 13, 6:00 pm
Page & Palette Bookstore
32 South Section St

Birmingham, AL
Saturday June 22, 11 am
Little Professor Books
2844 18th St S

Month-Long Hay(na)ku Exhibit at the Saint Helena Public Library, 1492 Library Lane, St. Helena, CA 94574

“Words With A View” Exhibition, August 6th to December 6, 2018 at the Filipino American Center, Third Floor, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street

HAY(NA)KU 15th Anniversary Celebration! September 8th @ 2 PM at the SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY, Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A/B, Lower Level. The event featured an all-star cast Poetry Reading 😉 with a Dance Performance, Drinks, Snacks, and a Birthday Cake!

Book Launch of Robert Cowan’s CLOSE APART, July 17, 2018 @ 7 PM at The POWERHOUSE Arena, 28 Adams St., Brooklyn, New York.

Eastwind’s Literary Salon, May 6, 2018 @ 2 PM at Eastwind Books of Berkeley, 2066 University Avenue, Berkeley, featuring Melinda Luisa de Jesús with Eileen R. Tabios and Kim Shuck.

PAWA‘s Filipinx Poets for National Poetry Month, April 29, 2018 @ 1 PM at The Learning Studio, 5th Floor, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, featuring Melinda Luisa de Jesús, Giovanni Ortega, Tony Robles, and Janice Lobo Sapigao.

AAWAA’s (Asian American Women Artist Association) “Dear Mother,” March 10, 2018 @ 1 PM at the San Pablo Art Gallery, 13831 San Pablo Ave, featuring Melinda Luisa de Jesús and others.

LITQUAKE’s Lit Crawl, October 14, 2017 at 8pm, DOVRE CLUB, 1498 Valencia St SF, featuring Paloma Press authors.

PAMANA: Fourth Filipino American International Book Festival, October 6-8, 2017 at the San Francisco Public Library, featuring Eileen Tabios and others.

Book Launch of BLUE at the Library of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, DC, September 18, 2017 at 12 PM, featuring Wesley St. Jo and Remé Grefalda.