Filipino Interest

Panels: 6th Filipino American International Book Festival

Saturday, 10/15/2022
1:00 - 3:30
African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Fl
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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The Shape of a Poem: a Conversation on Craft, Poetic Forms, and Creative Practice 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Shape of a Poem: a Conversation on Craft, Poetic Forms, and Creative Practice With Joi Barrios, Michael Caylo-Baradi, Marianne Chan, Barbara Jane Reyes, and Angela Narcisco Torres. Moderated by Karen Llagas.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Gossip, Sex, and the End of the World: Tongue in a Mood and the Emergence of Filipino American Theater With A. Samson Manalo and Theodore S. Gonzalves. Other panelists and moderator TBA.


Please visit the Festival marketplace in the Latino/Hispanic Community Room on the Lower Level: Book and indie comic company vendors, author tables, author signing, community organizations. Open Saturday, 10:00 a.m - 5:45 p.m., Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

The 6th Filipino American International Book Festival will be taking place on October 15-16, 2022 at the San Francisco Public Library. Come celebrate our Filipino/a/x authors.
Presented by PAWA (Philippine American Writers and Artists) in partnership with the San Francisco Public Library, this year’s theme is Hiraya/Emergence: Writing towards the Future.
Hiraya is a Tagalog word for imagination, for dreaming, the emergence of the flower and the fruit. What does Hiraya mean to you?


Engage with your favorite writers and discover your next read.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Filipino American community.

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Attending Programs

Questions about the program or problems registering? Contact For accommodations (such as ASL interpretation or captioning), call (415) 557-4400 or contact Requesting at least 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.

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