Posting short stories from long ago

I finally found time this past weekend to format two short stories that were originally published many years ago in literary journals and are now up in the Stories section of my website. “We are thinking of you,” my “latest” short story – and I say that with a toss of a laugh – was […]

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Positively Filipino review of A Village in the Fields

Elaine Elinson, coauthor with Stan Yogi of Wherever There’s a Fight: How Runaway Slaves, Suffragists, Immigrants, Strikers and Poets Shaped Civil Liberties in California and the United Farm Workers representative for the grape boycott in Europe, wrote a “thorough and insightful” – quoting my good friend Kimi – review, which was posted on Positively Filipino, […]

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Celebrating PNDA’s 25th anniversary

Again, I’m trying to catch up on the October events. I’m almost there! Here are some photos of the Philippine National Day Association’s (PNDA) 25th anniversary gala event, held on Thursday, October 29th. My cousin, Leila Eleccion Pereira, who is so active in the Filipino-American community and greater community, and is on the PNDA board […]

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SF Book Review: 5-star review

A review of my novel, A VILLAGE IN THE FIELDS, was posted in yesterday’s San Francisco Book Review under Historical Fiction. Here’s an excerpt: While her third-person narrative focuses on the account of her fictional character, Fausto Empleo, Enrado tightly weaves in the plight of Filipinos (1920s-1970s) striving for the American dream. Enrado has created a […]

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Cal reading & Larry Itliong Day in Oakland

I’m quite behind on my postings – a few events and two weeks – so please bear with me as I try to catch up. Two weeks ago, Monday, October 19th, the Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosted the Inaugural Larry Itliong Day Celebration. CA State Assemblyperson Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) authored the bill to establish Filipino […]

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