Category Archives: Manifesto

Serafin Malay Syquia: Politics and Poetry

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[Editors' Note: We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Luis Malay Syquia, for graciously granting us permission to reprint the late Filipino American poet and activist Serafin Malay Syquia's essay, "Politics and Poetry," here at Doveglion.com. Syquia's essay was originally published in Liwanag: Literary and Graphic Expressions (San Francisco: Liwanag Publications, 1975), edited Read More …

Jai Arun Ravine: Behind the Poetry of แล้ว and then entwine

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Behind the Poetry of แล้ว and then entwine by Jai Arun Ravine แล้ว and then entwine is a skin that once peeled from Ravine’s body took the form of language. Inscribed on pieces of rice paper, Thai lesson workbooks and notebook pages, this text hung on the walls of our apartment in Boulder, CO. แล้ว Read More …

Ching-In Chen: 52 Condensed Pages of a Collaged Manifesto {Side B}

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How will you begin?       — Bhanu Kapil The way a snail crawls out of her shell, cross boundaries almost as soon as I drew them.                a strong believer in the Chinese saying “a thousand-mile journey begins with a single step,” I spilled out into the world. Could not tell the difference between me and the Read More …

Ching-In Chen: 52 Condensed Pages of a Collaged Manifesto {Side A}

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* Dear lovelies: You are receiving this invitation because the fabulously and variously talented Barbara Jane Reyes and Oscar Bermeo have asked me to submit a poetics manifesto for Doveglion Press. (For more on what a manifesto entails, go to: http://www.doveglion.com/2010/07/manifesto or check out the amazing manifestos of my writing peers) As I’ve been thinking Read More …

Jean Vengua: On Stewardship and Curation

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To be a Filipino American writer, whether or not one is aware of the historical and political implications, is to dip into a stream of writing and speeches produced by Filipinos from just before the beginning of the 20th century, through the 1920s and 1930s, up to and through World War II. The authors include, Read More …