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, April 16, 2018


Cultural activist and writer Malou Alorro was gracious enough to send me photos of the hay(na)ku rearing up its perky face at Southwestern University. At the 1st Central Visayas Press Conference involving senior high school and college students and with the theme "Fighting Against False Media through Responsible and Fearless Journalism," the hay(na)ku was introduced when the local Women in the Literary Arts-Cebu discussed their journeys as writers! And the students were encouraged to do internet research to learn more about the poetry form, as well as to write their own!  I am looking forward to original hay(na)ku poems in Cebuano!  Meanwhile, here are pics:

Malou Alorro 

 From slide presentations.

Malou with Dess Balota, English and Literature Professor at St. Theresa's College

That hay(na)ku! Nako, it loves to travel!

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