Poets Lawrence Ypil and Nikay Paredes will read new poems and talk about writing about home away from Cebu in a session titled “Home is a Fable” on January 11, 2012 7:30 pm, at the La Belle Aurore Bookshop Junquera, G/F Honey Hunt Pensione House, Junquera Ext., Brgy. San Antonio, Cebu City.
Ypil is the author of The Highest Hiding Place. He is a Palanca Awardee and received an MFA in Poetry from Washington University in St. Louis under a Fulbright Scholarship. He is now with University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program.
Paredes is a second year MFA candidate in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. Her poems have appeared in The Electronic Monsoon Magazine, Philippine Daily Inquirer and Tuesday; An Art Project.
The event is free and open to the public.