Sorry I've been away, but . . .

I'm swamped at the moment. I've got a set of essays coming in (33) plus about ten revisions. In addition to those papers, I've got about 30 portfolios for my creative writing class. I'm also bumming about 11/3.

Anyway, in better news:

Kundiman & Verlaine


an evening of words & libation, celebrating

Pinoy Poetics, a groundbreaking anthology

of Filipino-American poetry

with readings by contributors:

Oliver de la Paz

Paolo Javier

Joseph O. Legaspi

Wednesday, November 10


110 Rivington St.

(b/w Ludlow & Essex Sts., Manhattan's Lower East Side)


$5 suggested donation

Doors open at 5:30pm, readings at 6:45pm

Open bar, 6-7pm

Sponsored by Grey Goose Vodka & Gekkeikan Sake

For more information on Pinoy Poetics, please visit the following website:




Kundiman is a non-profit organization committed to the discovery and cultivation of emerging Asian-American poets. Through instruction and collaboration programs with established Asian-American poets, Kundiman hopes to advance the quality of the work of Asian-American writers. Through literature, we aim to celebrate and promote evidence of strong and positive Asian-American culture and identity.

Oliver de la Paz