PAWA & Arkipelago Books Event on Saturday, December 4, 2010

PAWA, Inc.
in conjunction with
Filipino Book Festival, Arkipelago Books

PAWA Arkipelago Series

Saturday. December 4, 2010
6:00 PM
Bayanihan Community Center
1010 Mission Street, San Francisco


Florante Aguilar
An accomplished guitarist and composer, he has recorded several CD’s including his latest: The Manila Galleon Guitar Music (Music from the Philippines and Latin America). He is currently producing a full-length documentary on one of his specialties: Harana.

Patricia “Trish” Jetson
is a writer based in Oakland, California. She has created pieces reflecting the history of the African American Community in Oakland.

Karen Llagas
is a recipient of the second Filamore Tabios, Sr. Memorial Poetry Prize, and her first collection of poetry, Archipelago Dust, was published by Meritage Press last August. She has an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers.

Joel Barraquiel Tan
is a writer, visual artist, editor, & curator.  He is the author of Type O Negative (Red Hen), Monster (Noise) and has edited three anthologies of erotica.

Michelle Robles Wallace
curates The Kaleidoscope Reading Series in San Francisco.  She is currently finishing her MFA in Creative Writing at Mills College.

Lourdes Figueroa
will read poems from a collection of “work in progress”. She is in the USF MFA program.

a free event

to be followed by the
PAWA Holiday Gathering


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