Edited by Carlene Sobrino Bonnivier, Gerald G. Gubatan & Gregory Villanueva Book design by Amy Inouye, Future Studio Los Angeles ISBN: 13 978-1494306953, 2013 Available in Amazon.com.
Where is authentic leadership these days? Is a generation growing up in apathy, resigned with the concept of leaders being tagged in the same thought pattern as “manipulative,” “self-serving” and “corrupt”? And is leadership merely the continuing pursuit of profit power? Idealism is not only dead. it is impractical.
By Angela Narciso Torres Published by Aquarius Press, Detroit, Michigan (September 2013) Willow Books Literature Awards Grand Prize Winner in Poetry The person who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner; she to whom every soil is as her native one is already strong; but she is perfect
by Allan Popa ADMU Press, 2013 In Allan Popa’s new book of poems, spiritual destitution becomes both arena and event—a holding pattern of questions, riddles, rumors, signs, and visions haunted by answers and revelations that may never arrive. In this space-time of the yet-to-come, the book’s speakers pray and cry
by Catherine Ceniza Choy EDITOR’S NOTE: The following piece was presented at an invited talk for the Library of Congress sponsored by the Library’s Asian American Association on November 21, 2013. The event also marked the launch of the author’s book, Global Families: A History of Asian International Adoption in America (NYU Press,
A REVIEW by Michael Caylo-Baradi Before The Rain: A Memoir of Love and Revolution (2012) by Luisita Lopez Torregrosa ISBN: 9780547669205 Red tropical flowers appear to bloom against a black background, on the book’s cover. The colors resist convergence, and seem harmonious in this resistance, which underlines two elements in
by Elizabeth Lolarga Editor’s Note:The following was submitted by Judy Francia Reyes: a review of the book The Party’s Over: A Nun for Modern Times, a memoir written by the late Sister Myrna Francia, published by the Sister Myrna Francia Memorial Inc. to help fund scholarships for poor, deserving students