I will not hold back in my love for you

I'm noticing some changes to my being. I honestly feel like I'm on the cusp of another stage of growth. Due to the following: I check in with friends a lot more often, esp when they told me earlier how they weren't doing well, feeling sad, or struggling with something. I don't ask "how are…

I wanna grow with you

It's officially New Year's Eve Fuck I'm in February and I haven't updated this blog in well over a year (Mea Culpa). A lot has occurred so here are some highlights: I curated my second fortune cookie reading and had an interactive installation at The Lit Exhibit. I am so proud of all my readers,…

mini book reviews & trying to move on

I recently had to close a brief, beloved chapter/dream. I was a bookseller. I loved it. Those five months were the happiest, most fulfilling I ever experienced. I am sad to see it end, but I'm sure I'll find another job to love. I miss the staff but I can always visit. Anyway, I accumulated…

inner and outer spaces

2015 bleeding into 2016 and its entirety feels like the year where I was discovering spaces. Like the Asian American Writers' Workshop where I found a community of fellow uhh AA writers just like me. It was also the year I discovered I was queer. And Gabriela NY which is a Filipina womxn group that…

[The Listserve] I’m not the failed savior

NOTE: I won the lottery for The Listserve a year ago today. Here's the instagram where I wrote about it. After two days and 600 words, this email below was the result. It was sent out 1/13/16. And while it landed in over 20k inboxes, I only received at most 10 replies but they were enough…