Saturday, October 3, 2015


VERSES TYPHOON YOLANDA was represented at the 3rd Filipino American International Book Festival!  Editor Eileen Tabios presented and briefly discussed the anthology at her panel on "Filipino American Literature in the 21st Century," moderated by Cecilia Brainard. Here is a photo coverage:

At Third Filipino-American International Book Festival with Karen Llagas (2nd from left) and starting with 5th from left, Edwin Lozada, Cecilia Brainard, Eileen Tabios, Luis Francia, Barbara Jane Reyes, Erin Kelly, Nikki Alfar, Lisa Suguitan Melnick and Dean Alfar.


Here are some photos from the Book Festival at the Meritage Press Book Table with the fetching assistance of Michelle Bautista's daughter, Gabriella:

(Poet-fictionist Oscar Penaranda with a copy of VERSES TYPHOON YOLANDA!)

VTY contributor Amy Pabalan peruses Meritage Press' books!

Tuesday, May 19, 2015


We're pleased to announce that Kusog Tacloban is the latest recipient of funds raised from sales of Verses Typhoon Yolanda! From their website:

Join us in our plans for 2015 – providing sustainable, integrated community interventions in Leyte in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan. 
 The goal is to build back better lives. 
 Focus of Kusog Tacloban's next round of projects will be small, rural barangays in Leyte, with the goal of community empowerment and an emphasis on organic farming, sustainable health practices, education, and training in good governance and citizenship.
Some of Kusog Tacloban's projects are described HERE.