Kay Kandido Azpiazu, Miyembro ng Euzkadi Ta Askatasuna

17 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Issue 45, Poems

ni Edgar Bacong 2015 OOV Resident Poet Nang inukupa ng iyong kuwento Ang isang pahina ng pahayagang Naging kasalo ko sa agahan Nakisabay sa paggulong ang aking ulo Sa mga katawang inutas ng iyong ideolohiya. At sa pagitan ng mga bantas at talata ng balita Namulaklak ang mga katanungang Di

The Devoured

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Issue 45, Short story

by Alex Purugganan Dedicated to the memory of Gregory Biggs Marcario’s clairvoyant great aunt, Lola Tunay, told him at a very young age that an animal would take his life. He was going to fall prey to an unknown beast. She was plump and her hair smelled of vinegar, and

A Guttersnipe

10 Jul No Comments Remé Antonia Grefalda Issue 45, Short story

by Pira Sudham (from It is the People of Thailand and Other Countries) Editors Note: Permission to reprint is given by the author. OOV wishes to thank Pira Sudham for his generosity in offering a free download of “A Guttersnipe” for our 45th issue. Sighting the bill-collector, Mother herded us

Camp 1942 and the Rest of My Life

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

Camp 1942 and the Rest of My Life by Susan Yamamura SFJ Publishing, Tucson, 2014 This memoir is about growing up behind a barbed-wire community at the age of two. Author Susan Yamamura, now a retired computer systems & network administrator, has had enough time procrastinating with memories, trying to

On Sal Mal Lane: A Novel

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

On Sal Mal Lane by Ru Freeman Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, 2014 From the Publisher: In the tradition of In the Time of the Butterflies and The Kite Runner, a tender, evocative novel about the years leading up to the Sri Lankan civil war. * A Library Journal Best Indie Fiction

The Sympathizer: A Novel

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Grove Press, New York, 2015 From the Publisher: A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, someone whose political beliefs clash with his individual loyalties. It is April 1975, and Saigon is in

AGAINST MISANTHROPY: A Life in Poetry (2015-1995)

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

by Eileen R. Tabios Against Misanthropy: A Life In Poetry by Eileen R. Tabios BlazeVOX [books], Buffalo, 2015 From the Publisher: 2015 marks the 20th year anniversary of Eileen R. Tabios’ “career switch” from banking to poetry. AGAINST MISANTHROPY presents her life as a self-educated poet—from, as a newbie poet,

Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery by M. Evelina Galang Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, 2013 “Angel de la Luna is a beautifully told, and at times, heartbreaking coming of age and coming to America story. Evelina Galang is a masterful storyteller and through her brilliant voice and

Monsoon Country

10 Jul No Comments Aileen Ibardaloza-Cassinetto Books, Issue 45

MONSOON COUNTRY by Pira Sudham Breakwater Books, Guilford, 1990 From the Publisher: Set in Thailand, England and Germany, Monsoon Country conveys the cultural tension between the East and the West, the clashes between the new powers and the old values, covering twenty-five years of socio-economic and political change in Thailand.

Abridged Excerpt from CAMP 1942 and the Rest of My Life

2 Jul No Comments Remé Antonia Grefalda Essays, Issue 45

by Susan Yamamura Camp Minidoka – The Permanent Camp September 1942 to September 1945 Editor’s Note: This is a two-part essay reprinted from the author’s first published memoir of her years in camp. OOV thanks Susan Yamamura for permission to reprint. Part 2 will appear in the 46th isue. A

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