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.

Sunday, April 2, 2017


(L TO R: Athena, Ajax, Scarlet & Artemis)

April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month! Athena (woof), Ajax (woof), Artemis (meow) and Scarlet (meow) have squirrelled away their human’s 2016 and 2017 books and are now running a fundraiser during April.  All monies raised from sales of books by Eileen Tabios will be donated to animal rescue organizations.

Signed copies of the following books are available for $11 each (+$2 shipping):

THE OPPOSITE OF CLAUSTROPHOBIA: Prime’s Anti-Autobiography (Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, Newton-Le-Willows, U.K., 2017)

YOUR FATHER IS BALD: Selected Hay(na)ku Poems (Pim’s “Bibliotheca Universalis” Collection, Romania, 2017)

AMNESIA: Somebody’s Memoir (Black Radish Books, New York-California, 2016)

I FORGOT ARS POETICA / AM UITAT ARTA POETICA (Pim’s “Bibliotheca Universalis” Collection, Romania, 2016)

THE CONNOISSEUR OF ALLEYS (Marsh Hawk Press, New York, 2016)

In addition to books, their human created chapbooks!  Available are groupings of any two chaps from the list below for the same $11 + $2 shipping:

TO BE AN EMPIRE IS TO BURN! (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

WINTER ON WALL STREET: A Novella-in-Verse (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

IMMIGRANT: Hay(na)ku & Other Poems In A New Land (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

COMPREHENDING MORTALITY, with John Bloomberg-Rissman (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

What Shivering Monks Comprehend (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

If They Hadn’t Worn White Hoods, 8 Million Would Have Shown Up in the Photographs, with John Bloomberg-Rissman (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

As Editor, PUNETA: Political Pilipinx Poetry (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

As Editor, Menopausal Hay(na)ku for P-Grubbers (Locofo Chaps/Moria Books, Chicago, 2017)

The Gilded Age of Kickstarters (dancing girl press & studio, Chicago, 2016)

EXCAVATING THE FILIPINO IN ME (Tinfish Press, Hawai’i, 2016)

More information about the above publications is available at http://eileenrtabios.com (scroll down to click on links).

If you wish to participate in this fundraiser—Thank you!—message Eileen Tabios viz Facebook or email her at galateaten@gmail.com

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