May 21, 2019
Listen to Alonso Véner, a Costa Rican writer residing in Japan, speaks of how he started writing poetry and his new interest in writing short stories. His challenge as a Latin American writer living abroad writing in Spanish, is the lack of professional literary Spanish translators to help him translate his work for a...
May 14, 2019
Rodrigo Dela Peña, Jr. is a Filipino poet living in Singapore. Listen to us discuss his latest poetry collection, and hear him read a couple poems from his collection, "Aria and Trumpet Flourish". We talk about poetic forms, his influences and his process of honoring the creative process by writing everyday.
May 8, 2019
Marivi Soliven is the author of "The Mango Bride" that was published by Penguin Press. She is a Filipina writer now residing in San Diego. Listen as she explains how she got the idea for the novel, how the novel made its impact helping Filipino women in domestic violence situations and what she is working on next.
Apr 22, 2019
This episode takes us to Los Angeles where I got a chance to talk to Dr. Gregory Phillips. It was his exquisite photography that caught my eye and prompted me to reach out him. You will be amazed, just as I was, when I learned he has lived a rich life and the courage it took for him to stand for his conviction as an...
Apr 16, 2019
This episode takes us to Hawaii where I talk to photographer and writer, Floyd K. Takeuchi, about his beginnings as a photographer and writer, and his artistic philosophy on creating beautiful images of the people and places of Micronesia, Oceania, and the Pacific region.