Save the Date! October 15-16, Filipino American International Book Fest @ San Francisco Main Public Library

Counting down for the return of the the Filipino American International Book Festival, happening Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16 at the San Francisco Main Public Library. This year brings a stellar roster of authors, artists, and panelists, listed below, and yours truly will be hosting one of the events on Sunday, October 16, so please mark your calendars. There’s plenty for readers of all ages, including special events for kids & teens. Can’t wait!

Featured Interview
Maria Ressa

Featured Keynote Speakers and Authors
Gina Apostol
Erin Entrada Kelly
Meredith Talusan


Philippines
Ani Rosa Almario
Gideon Lasco
Ian “Taipan” Lucero, panelist

United Kingdom
Candy Gourlay

France
Reine Arcache Melvin

USA
California
Ramon Abad
Cyra Africa and Fae the Waray Puppet
Erina Alejo
Marielle Atanancio
Tracy Badua
MIchael Caylo-Baradi
Joi Barrios
Jason Bayani, moderator
Debra Belali, moderator
Steve Belali, panelist
Conrad Benedicto
Bayani Books
mg burns, panelist
Jaena Rae Cabrera, moderator
Melissa Chadburn
Catherine Ceniza Choy
Dara Del Rosario, moderator
Diwata Komiks
Zoe Dorado
Troy Espera, moderator
Laurel Flores Fantauzzo
Liza Gino
Kristian Kabuay, panelist
Karen Llagas, moderator
Edwin Lozada, moderator, host
Zach Lewis Maravilla
Alan Samson Manalo
Earl Matito, moderator
Lisa Melnick, moderator
Rashaan Alexis Meneses, Inkstorm host
Veronica Montes
Michelle Peñalosa
Ben Pimentel, moderator
Maxie Villavicencio Pulliam
Mae Respicio
Barbara Jane Reyes
Randy Ribay, moderator
Dr. Robyn Rodriguez
Renee Macalino Rutledge
Luna Salaver, panelist
Sampaguita Press
Ricco Siasoco, moderator
Janet Stickmon, host
Allysson Tintiangco-Cubales, panelist
Angela Narciso Torres
jxtheo
Lorna Velasco, panelist
Dr. Lily Ann Villaraza, moderator

Florida
Cynthia Salaysay

Illinois
Mia P. Manansala

Maryland
Lysley Tenorio

Massachussetts
Bren Bataclan
Sabina Murray

New York
Sophia N. Lee
Lara Stapleton
Isabel Roxas

Ohio
Marianne Chan

Oregon
Jason Tanamor

Washington
Cookie Hiponia
Ube Books
Vicente Rafael

Washington D.C.
Theo Gonzalves

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