Poet, Writer, Artist, Editor, Critic, Publisher, Mom

Monday, November 25, 2019

SUMMARY: EVENTS

CURRENT EVENT:

Hay(na)ku Exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library
By the Filipino American Center, Third Floor
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
This is a reprise of the Hay(na)ku Exhibit Celebrating its 15th Year Anniversary; More information HERE.


FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

HAY(NA)KU KIDS' WORKSHOP AND READING
Daly City Public Library / John Daly Branch
134 Hillside Blvd., Daly City, CA
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
6 p.m.

Introducing the Poetry of “Hay(na)ku”!
Reading and Informal Poetry Workshop introducing the poetry form “hay(na)ku” invented by Eileen R. Tabios. She will be joined by accomplished hay(na)ku poetry writers Aileen Cassinetto, Melinda Luisa de Jesus and Melinda’s children, Malaya (age 8) and Stinson (age 13). Attendees will be shown how to write hay(na)ku, poets will present readings. Hay(na)ku books also will be available for sale.



MARSH HAWK PRESS BOOK LAUNCH
Poets' House, New York City
10 River Terrace, NYC 10282
Friday, May 22, 2020
6 p.m.



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COVERAGE OF PRIOR EVENTS available HERE!


Eileen Tabios @ Tenderloin Museum (Kelsey Street Press Reading)
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

COVERAGE OF PRIOR EVENTS

AT PRIOR PUBLIC APPEARANCES:

"19-Poem Hay(na)ku Exhibition" at Filipino American Center, San Francisco Public Library
Aug. 25-Dec. 6, 2018

HAY(NA)KU Exhibit @ Saint Helena Public Library
Saint Helena, CA
December 2018

Hay(na)ku Poetry Reading and Celebration with a Dance Performance, Drinks, Snacks, and a Birthday Cake! At San Francisco Main Public Library
September 8, 2018

May 6, 2018

April 26, 2018

Lecture & Workshop at Sonoma State University
April 9, 2018

Filipinx Poets Reading Sponsored by PAWA and The Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco
San Francisco, March 28, 2018


Two MURDER DEATH RESURRECTION Poetry Workshops
Berkeley High School, March 8, 2017

Words@Manoa, University of Hawai'i, Oct. 19, 2017

San Francisco, Oct. 14, 2017

San Francisco Public Library, Oct. 7, 2017

Leny's Casa, Santa Rosa, Sept. 17, 2017

May14, 2017

April 20-23, 2017

April 19, 2007

April 14, 2017

April 5, 2017

Jan. 29, 2017

Oct. 29, 2016

Oct. 22, 2016

Sept. 17, 2016

May 5, 2016

April 27, 2016
April 16, 2017

Dec.11, 2015

Nov. 15, 2015


Oct. 19, 2015

October 2015

Oct. 13, 2015

Oct. 2-4, 2015

Sept. 25, 2015

May 17, 2015

April 2015

April 19, 2015

Nov. 9, 2014

November 2014

Sept. 27, 2014

May 31, 2014


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Monday, October 21, 2019

HUMANITY



HUMANITYA CONVERSATION WITH ROB COWAN, EILEEN TABIOS & MURZBAN SHROFF
2 p.m., Sunday
October 20, 2019
653 Chenery Street
in San Francisco's Glen Park

Here are some photos from the wonderful event!


















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Original Press Release

Please save the date for HUMANITY, a reading and conversation featuring Eileen Tabios (St. Helena-based author most recently of “Witness in the Convex Mirror”), Murzban Shroff (Mumbai-based author most recently of “Fasttrack Fiction”), & Robert Cowan (New York-based author most recently of “Elsewhen”), hosted by San Mateo County Poet Laureate Aileen Cassinetto, October 20 @2pm, at the iconic Bird & Beckett Books.

ABOUT OUR FEATURED READERS:

ROBERT COWAN is a professor and dean at the City University of New York, and a volunteer instructor at Rikers Island Correctional Facility. He is the author of two hybrid-genre collections—Elsewhen (Paloma Press, 2019) and Close Apart (Paloma Press, 2018), and two monographs—Teaching Double Negatives (Peter Lang, 2018) and The Indo-German Identification (Camden House, 2010). His poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and scholarship have appeared in various journals and anthologies.

MURZBAN F. SHROFF has published his stories with over 60 literary journals in the U.S. and UK. His fiction has appeared in journals like The Gettysburg Review, The Minnesota Review, The Saturday Evening Post, Chicago Tribune, and World Literature Today. His non-fiction has appeared in India Abroad, The New Engagement, and The American Scholar. Shroff is the winner of the John Gilgun Fiction Award and has garnered six Pushcart Prize nominations. His short story collection, Breathless in Bombay, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize in the best debut category from Europe and South Asia, and rated by the Guardian as among the ten best Mumbai books. His novel, Waiting For Jonathan Koshy, was a finalist for the Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize. Shroff represented Mumbai at the London Short Story Festival and was invited to speak about his work at the Gandhi Memorial Center in Maryland, University of California Los Angeles, California State University Monterey Bay, the Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley, and the Annenberg School for Communications & Journalism at the University of Southern California.

EILEEN R. TABIOS loves books and has released over 60 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in ten countries and cyberspace. Publications include form-based Selected Poems, The In(ter)vention of the Hay(na)ku: Selected Tercets (1996-2019), THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL: Selected Visual Poetry (2001-2019), INVENT(ST)ORY: Selected Catalog Poems & New (1996-2015), and THE THORN ROSARY: Selected Prose Poems & New (1998-2010); the first book-length haybun collection, 147 MILLION ORPHANS (MMXI-MML); a collection of 7-chapter novels, SILK EGG; an experimental autobiography AGAINST MISANTHROPY; as well as two bilingual and one trilingual editions involving English, Spanish, and Romanian. Her award-winning body of work includes invention of the hay(na)ku poetic form as well as a first poetry book, Beyond Life Sentences (1998), which received the Philippines’ National Book Award for Poetry (Manila Critics Circle). Her poems have been translated into ten languages as well as computer-generated hybrid languages, paintings, video, drawings, visual poetry, mixed media collages, Kali martial arts, music, modern dance, sculpture and a sweat shirt. Additionally, she has edited, co-edited or conceptualized 15 anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays as well as exhibited visual art and visual poetry in the United States, Asia and Serbia.

ABOUT HUMANITY:
https://palomapress.net/2018/08/14/press-release/


Friday, April 12, 2019

MARK ALLEN EVERETT POETRY SERIES (NORMAN, OKLAHOMA)

Mark Allen Everett Poetry Series
Norman, Oklahoma
April 10, 2019





 Curator and poet Crag Hill on way to The Depot to set up

Poet Todd Fuller with introductions

Crag Hill with introductions

Crag Hill presenting the hay(na)ku


Post-reading dinner with Crag Hill and Timothy Bradford 

Crag Hill with the gift of an important book on Vispo that he co-edited with Nico Vassilakis

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Prior to the reading, I also visited two high schools to introduce the hay(na)ku. Here are the high school teachers I met! Both are pictured with a copy of my One, Two, Three, Selected Hay(na)ku:

Amber Worster Lawson at Norman North High School 

Sara Doolittle at Norman High School 

Esteemed poet Crag Hill was my chauffeur

What a lovely experience--thank you Mark Allen Everett and University of Oklahoma.


I am also grateful for the chance to Honor Native Land by invoking the people who were in Oklahoma before me and settlers. I was blessed to invoke them at the start of my reading--Thank you to
Apache 
Arapaho 
Caddo 
Cheyenne 
Comanche 
Delaware of Western Oklahoma  
Ft. Sill Apache 
Kiowa  
Wichita  
Iowa 
Kaw  
Kickapoo  
Osage 
Otoc-Missouri  
Pawnee  
Potawatomi  
Pouca  
Sac and Fox 
Shawnee 
Tonkawa 
Cherokee  
Chickasaw  
Choctaw 
Delaware of Eastern Oklahoma  
Miami 
Muskogee 
Creek 
Modoc  
Ottawa 
Peoria 
Quapaw  
Seminole  
Seneca-CayugaWyandotte
With respect...Thank you for receiving my poetry.