Wednesday, December 11, 2013


So far, 129 Filipino poets from around the world will present poems for the fundraising anthology for Yolanda survivors that I'm editing: VERSES TYPHOON YOLANDA: A STORM OF FILIPINO POETS. Looks like it'll come out by March (hopefully). My 10th anthology to edit or conceptualize -- but the first that'll involve not just(and mostly)  English but several Filipino languages -- Filipino, Cebuano, Bisaya, Waray, Hiligaynon ... hm: but not a single Ilocano (the only language where I can pretend some knowledge). Well, some pundit estimated it'd take at least 3 years for the region to overcome the damage so hopefully the book will create donations/funds. So watch for this:

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