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:…

Power to the Poets: Uproar!

Please join us on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5pm Pacific/7pm Central/8pm Eastern for POWER TO THE POETS: UPROAR! Via Facebook Live Hosts: Amos White & Aileen Cassinetto Featuring: JOSIAH LUIS ALDERETE curates and hosts the Latinx reading series SPEAKING AXOLOTL in Oakland which happens every third Thursday of the month at Nomadic Press Studios….

Power to the Poets: Juneteenth

Friday, June 19, 2020, 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern POWER TO THE POETS: Juneteenth Thank you to everyone who supported last week’s POWER TO THE POETS which featured Josiahluis Alderete, Ina Cariño, Bernard Collins, Melinda Luisa de Jesús, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Cole Larry Eubanks, AmbitionthePoet Harper, Venus Jones, Antonio López, Thea Matthews, Indigo Moor, Elijah B…