Writing About Pilipin* and Asian American Communities

Below are links to essays, interviews, reportage, and op-eds I’ve written about Pilipin* and Asian communities in the US. “Living on the Edge,” The Margins (Asian American Writers’ Workshop), May 20, 2022: Young New Yorkers fight for basic needs security. This is the first in a series of underreported stories for my 2022 Open City…

Self Portraits from “Fil-Am Road” Exhibition

This self-portrait is titled, “Stand in My Place: A Guerrilla Self-Portrait” (24 x 36 in., oil, acrylic and collage on canvas, 2018).  It is both a repudiation and a provocation the cheap currencies of racism, xenophobia, and misogyny peddled by the Trump regime from my perspective as a person of color, an immigrant , and a woman,…