Eileen R. Tabios is a poet working in multiple genres and in-between. She also loves books by writing, reading, publishing, critiquing, romancing and advocating for them. This blog will feature her bibliophilic activities with posts on current book engagements and links to her books and projects related to books.

Monday, September 28, 2015


You are invited to

Eileen Tabios will participate in the Third Filipino American International Book Festival (FilBookFest) on October 2-4, 2015 at the Main Branch of the San Francisco Public Library. All of her events will take place Saturday, Oct. 3:
Her first event will be "Fil-Am Lit," a panel presenting Filipino-American writers starting at 11 am.  She will be joined by Luis H. Francia, Barbara Jane Reyes and Erin Entrada Kelly. Moderator: Cecilia Brainard.
Her second event will a "Hot Off the Presses" reading with other newly-published authors starting at 1:45 p.m. The reading will be moderated by fictionist Cecilia Brainard.
Her third event will be a panel on young adult and/or children's literature and will commence at 3 p.m. Other panelists are Erin Entrada Kelly and Candy Gourlay with moderator James Sobredo.
The total FilBook Fest schedule, with locations, is available HERE.

FilBookFest also celebrates Filipino American History Month. The festival will include book displays where book sales and signings will be available.  Here's a video:


And here is an article about last year's FilBookFest.

FilBookFest's sponsors include Philippine-American Writers and Artists (PAWA) and the San Francisco Public Library.

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