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Readings & Performances

April 2023 Filipino/a/x Futurisms & Tenuous Archaeologies Reading & Panel w/Eileen Tabios, Barbara Jane Reyes, Hari Alluri & Mt Vallarta. Sponsored by the San Francisco Library and hosted by Philippine American Writers and Artists (PAWA Inc) & Paloma Press

2023 46th Annual Writers Week reading w/Gabriela Jauregui & Boris Drayluk sponsored by University of Riverside California


September 23 Fourth Saturdays: Poetry at the Claremont Library w/Nancy Murphy, 208 N. Harvard Ave., Claremont CA, 2pm


September 20 Life of Jem Podcast Hosted hosted by Juanita Mantz, You can join us on the Life of Jem FB page

This episode will be archived on Apple Podcasts

7pm PST

September 17 The Poetry Salon virtual reading series hosted by Tresha Fay Haefner, 2pm PST

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June 18 At Home with Literati: Michigan Quarterly Review Spring 2023 SomaFlights Issue Launch Party (part 2) featuring alongside me Ashwini Bhasi, Ahana Ganguly, Megan Kaminski, Cynthia Ling Lee, Ricky Roy and Tim Jones-Yelvington. (virtual event)


June 15 Interdisciplinary Poets: Migration, Earth & Empire w/Jen Soriano, Jan-Henry Gray, Christine Imperial and moderated by Kay Ulanday Barrett @ the Asian American Writers Workshop (virtual)


June 5 Lyric Collapse, Edge & Riot w/Mercedes Eng, Xiao Yue Shan, Jane Shi, moderated by Hari Allur @Massy Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada


May 21 The Big Gay Read, Los Angeles CA

May 17 When Fire. Myth. Echo @ Beyond Baroque (virtual) w/Kay Ulanday Barrett, Janice Lee, No'Revilla & Simon Shieh, 6pm PDT

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May 13 Festival of AAPI Books, Reading & Signing @ Billie Jean King Main Library, Long Beach CA, 10am-4pm

May 9 Spring Fling: Meet the Poet @ UCLA Rolfe Courtyard sponsored by UCLA Pilipino Studies Minor, Asian American Studies & UCLA Office of Instructional Development, 12:30pm


May 7@ Lit Fest at the Dena @ Mt. View Mausoleum, Pasadena CA

Building Our Canon: Queer Writers Tracing Literary Ancestries w/ Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Vickie Vertiz & Cynthia Dewi Oka, 12:30pm

San Gabriel Food Club: Family Style Book Promotions w/Ashaki Jackson, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo & Vickie Vertiz, 2:00pm

Apr 27  Filipino/a/x Futurisms & Tenuous Archaeologies w/Eileen Tabios, Barbara Jane Reyes, Hari Alluri & Mt Vallarta @ San Francisco Public Library (virtual) hosted by Paloma Press & PAWA Inc., 6pm PDT

Apr 16 San Diego Poet Laureate Presents National Poetry Month w/ Jason Magabo Perez, Brandom Som & Leonora Simonovis @ Verbatim Books, San Diego CA, 7pm

Apr 15 415 Day + National Poetry Month Reading w/Janice Sapigao, Antmen Pimentel Mendoza, Mihee Kim & Mae Verano @Medicine for Nightmares, San Francisco CA, 6pm

Apr 11 Reading (in-person and virtual) w/Juanita Mantz, Micah Tasaka, T.J. Love & Miguel Vega in partnership with PFAU Libraries & Women of Color in Academia @ California State University San Bernardino Pfau Main Library, 4pm

Apr 6 Reading w/Jos Charles, Jess Abhugattas, Jen Hofer & Jason Perez @ Poetic Research Bureau - 2220 Arts + Archives, Los Angeles, CA, 7pm 


Apr 5 Reading hosted by Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance & UC Riverside Stonewall @ UC Riverside, 9pm

Apr 4 Altadena Poet Laureate Library Series Reading w/Vickie Vertiz and hosted by Carla Sameth @Altadena Public Library, Altadena CA 6pm



Mar 26 Book Launch Reading w/Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes, Vickie Vertiz & Erin Mizrahi @ Stories Bookstore & Cafe, Echo Park Los Angeles CA, 5pm

Mar 22 Book Release Reading w/Vickie Vertiz & Cynthia Dewi Oka @ Skylight Books, Los Feliz Los Angeles CA, 7pm

Feb 14 46th Annual UC Riverside Writers Week, (virtual) Reading w/Gabriela Jauregui & Boris Drayluk 1pm PDT

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