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Joshu’s Dog Speaks

Poem by Homer B. Novicio
Photo by Mike De Guzman

Homer B. Novicio attended the 1996 Dumaguete Summer Writers’ Workshop. When he is not writing for television, he is a coffee farmer.

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Hands

Poem by April Mae Berza Photo by Mike De Guzman
Poem by April Mae Berza
Photo by Mike De Guzman

April Mae Berza is the author of Confession ng isang Bob Ong Fan (Flipside, 2014) and Berso de Berza (Charging Ram, 2012.) and the associate editor of Bukambibig PH. Her poems and short stories appeared in numerous publications in the America, France, Canada, Romania, India, Japan, Great Britain and the Philippines.

 

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Open Letter

Poem by Luisa A. Igloria Photo: Harvesting pineapples in Hawaii around 1940; courtesy of the Center for Labor Education & Research, University of Hawaii at West Oahu
Poem by Luisa A. Igloria
Photo: Harvesting pineapples in Hawaii around 1940; courtesy of the Center for Labor Education & Research, University of Hawaii at West Oahu

Originally from Baguio City, Luisa A. Igloria now makes her home in Virginia, USA with most of her family. She is a Professor of Creative Writing and English, and from 2009-2015 was Director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at Old Dominion University.

Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals including New England Review, The Common, Poetry, Crab Orchard Review, The Missouri Review, Indiana Review, Poetry East, Umbrella, Sweet, qarrtsiluni, poemeleon, Smartish Pace, Rattle, The North American Review, Bellingham Review, Shearsman (UK), PRISM International (Canada), Poetry Salzburg Review (Austria), The Asian Pacific American Journal, and TriQuarterly.