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Q&A: Oliver de la Paz’s ‘The Diaspora Sonnets’ plays with form, pattern-making

In a class at Immaculate Conception grade school, the nun had a classmate memorize and present “The Creation” by James Wendon Johnson. It was 1956 as she prepared us for poetry and literary contest....

An interview with author Peter Bacho on his latest book, “Uncle Rico’s Encore”

Robert Francis Flor: Uncle Rico’s Encore was compelling reading as a fine sequel to Bulosan’s America Is in the Heart. Your very personal memoir explores the second generation – the young, often mestizo generation...

Shin Yu Pai shares how her latest collection of poetry, Virga, explores themes of...

Robert Flor: You’ve published a combination of 10 trade and limited edition books which makes Virga your eleventh book so far.  I’m pleased to have had the pleasure of reading it and interviewing you....

The novel “Living Color” follows Angie Rubio and her Mexican American family as she...

“Living Color: Angie Rubio Stories" is Seattle writer Donna Miscolta’s new book. It’s a novel told in stories about the coming-of-age of a young brown girl and her family. Taken together, it forms a...

In Jason Tanamor’s novel, “Vampires of Portlandia”, a family of Filipino immigrant aswangs find...

Portland-based writer Jason Tanamor has written a new adult/urban fantasy novel entitled Vampires of Portlandia. It come to us just in time for Halloween. Imagine a family of vampires, not just any vampires but...

DJ Phenohype talks about the creative process behind their new multimedia book, “Do Androids...

Allison Masangkay (DJ Phenohype) is a sick and disabled queer Filipino femme artist  in Seattle with an upcoming book entitled Do Androids Dream in Color? She/They describes her book project thusly. “My upcoming multimedia book...

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai talks about the process and inspiration behind her first novel...

Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai was born in a small village in northern Vietnam in 1973. When she was six, her family migrated to the Mekong Delta. In 1993, due to her academic achievement, she...

Poet Rick Barot releases new collection of poetry, will read at Broadway Performance Hall...

Rick Barot is the award-winning author of several volumes of poetry including Chord, Want and The Darker Fall. His latest book The Galleons is in part about the centuries-long colonial structure that sustained Spanish...

Poet Michelle Peñaloza talks about her new poetry collection “Former Possessions of the...

Poet Michelle Peñaloza launches her new collection Former Possessions of the Spanish Empire with three Seattle-based events. The following are dates and locations for the events, listed at the end of this article. The...