S E L E C T E D P U B L I C A T I O N S
“On Teaching at the End of the World” (micro essay), Teaching through a Pandemic series, Lit Hub, October 18, 2021.
“Foreign Domestic” (non-fiction) The Seventh Wave, Issue 11, Summer 2020.
“The Expectant” (fiction) Kartika Review, Issue 17, Spring 2017.
“The Body is a Promise” (non-fiction) BorderSenses, Volume 21, Fall 2015
“The Rift” (short short fiction) Puerto del Sol Volume 51, Issue 1, Fall 2015.
“All I Have to Show” (poetry) Completely Mixed Up: Mixed Heritage Asian North American Writing and Art Anthology, Rabbit Fool Press, 2015.
“The Others Are Strangers” (short fiction) New Letters, Vol. 80, No. 2: Winter 2014.
“With Hummingbird in Hand” (short fiction) Kurungabaa, Vol. 4, No 1: August 2012.
“Barbie’s Gotta Work,” (personal essay) Doveglion Press: March 2012.
“Like Fish to Ginger,” (short fiction) The University of California, Riverside’s The Coachella Review: Fall 2010.
“Here in the States,”(short fiction) Growing Up Filipino II: Stories for Young Adults, ed. Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, PALH: 2009.
“Son Jalisciense,” (short fiction) Pembroke Magazine #40, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke: 2008.
From the Web: A Global Anthology of Women’s Political Poetry: 2007.
“Mex It Up, Flip it Round”(poem) All Mixed Up Chapbook, Mixt Up Productions: 2006.
“Skin of the Sky by Elena Poniatowska” (book review) MARY– Issue #4, Saint Mary’s College of California’s Online Journal: 2005.
“Tomorrow’s Memories: A Diary, 1924-1928. By Angeles Monrayo,” (book review) Amerasia Journal, Volume 31, No. 1: 2005.
“Shak- E- Nabat,” (poem) Coloring Book: An Eclectic Anthology of Fiction and Poetry by Multicultural Writers, Rattlecat Press: 2003.
“The Art of Rice: Symbol and Meaning in Southeast Asian Village Tradition,” UCLA Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS): July 2004.
“Hmong: An Endangered People,” UCLA CSEAS: July 2004.
— Asia Pacific Channels No.1: June 2004.
“Indonesian Rule Weighs Heavy in West Papua,” UCLA CSEAS: June 2004.
“The Near Extinction of Cambodian Classical Dance,” UCLA CSEAS: May 2004.
“Vietnamese Artist Tran Trong Vu — Torn between Two Worlds,” UCLA CSEAS: March 2004.
“Reflections on East Timor after Independence,” UCLA CSEAS: December 2003.
A W A R D S & H O N O R S
2020 – Bainbridge Fellow, Seventh Wave Magazine, Inc.
2018- Author Fellowship, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.
2017- Ancinas Scholarship Recipient for Fiction Program of the 47th Annual Community of Writers at Squaw Valley.
2015- Finalist for Reynolds Price Short Fiction International Literary Award, Center for Women Writers, Salem College.
2013- Fellowship at The Retreat for Writers, Hawthornden Castle, Scotland
2013- Fellowship at The MacDowell Colony, New Hampshire
2011- Nominated for Sundress Best of the Net Prize by The Coachella Review
2009 – Finalist for A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Gift of Freedom Award
2005-2006 – Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education
2005-2006 – Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz Scholarship for Excellence in Fiction
2003 – Finalist for the Rita Dove Poetry Award, Center for Women Writers, Salem College.
2000 – UCLA Writer’s Extension Program Community Access Scholarship
E D U C A T I O N
2004-2006 – Saint Mary’s College of California, Creative Writing Program
Degree: Masters of Fine Arts in Fiction
1994-1998 – University of California, Los Angeles, College of Letters & Science
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in English with a Creative Writing
Specialization in Fiction
I N T E R V I E W S
Interview with Veronica Glover, Saint Mary’s College of California’s MFA Alumnae, November 2016.
Interview with Jee Yoon Lee, Writing Like an Asian, September 2016.
Guevarra, Rudy. Becoming Mexipino: Multiethnic Identities and Communities in San Diego. University of Rutgers Press, 2012.