Writing Filipino America
Luis Francia

The year 2006 marks the centennial of Filipino immigration to the United States. Readings by Fil-Am writers Lisa AscalonGina ApostolMarlon Unas EsguerraLuis FranciaSarah Gambito and Tai Yo. Honoring those who preceded them, reflecting the creative literature penned by generations of Filipino and Filipino-Americas. In conjunction with “Moving Archipelago: A Century of Writing Filipino America,” a landmark act of remembrance and a weekend conference at New York University. For more information, click here.

This event is curated by Luis Francia. $5 donation is suggested.

Writing Filipino America

Luis Francia
Thursday, November 16, 2006
7:00 PM
$0.00
Asian American Writers’ Workshop
16 West 32nd Street, 10th Floor
New York NY 10001
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