Thursday, July 21, 2011

Contributions to "Remembering Rizal, Voices from the Diaspora" Book

* book cover of "Remembering Rizal, Voices from the Diaspora"

Rizal@150 celebration is still in the air. It was only yesterday that I found out about “Remembering Rizal, Voices from the Diaspora” book in which two of my poems have been included. It is an honor to be part of the contributing authors as most of them are prominent Filipino and Filipino-American writers.

My poem “Ode to Usman” is placed under the Youth subheading while the poem “Stove Flames” is placed under the Fable and Legend subheading. What is more interesting with this book is that it was published abroad and is now being launched in different places in the United States.

"Remembering Rizal, Voices from the Diaspora" is published by the Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc. (PAWA, Inc.) and was edited by Edwin A. Lozada.

For more information about the books (the other works and authors) and purchasing details, you can visit or you can send an e-mail to

[Next Book launch as of this writing: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 6PM, Philippine Consulate General, San Francisco, 447 Sutter Street, Social Hall, 5th Floor]

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