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Carlos Bulosan

Dead Stars

In the writing of the first modern English language short story by a Filipino, a woman by the name of Paz Marquez-Benitez was first....

As Long as the Grass Shall Grow

In the middle of that year when we were picking peas on the hillside, I noticed the school children playing with their teacher in the sun. It was my first time to see her, a young woman of about twenty-five, with brown hair and a white dress spotted with blue. The blue sky seemed to absorb the white color of her dress, but from where I stood she appeared all clothed with light blue. The blueness of the sea at the back of the schoolhouse also enhanced the blue dots of her dress. But my eyes were familiar with the bright colors on the hillside, the yellowing leaves of the peas, the sprouting green blades of the summer grass, the royal white crowns of the eidelweiss, the tall gray mountains in the distance, and the silent blue sea below the clear sky.

The Fall and Rise of Carlos Bulosan

The life story of Carlos Bulosan—poet, short story writer, novelist and labor union organizer—reads like an epic bestseller

LOOK! The Philippines Graphic May issue on Obrero Poets and Fiction Writers is the LED billboard display on the wall of the GA Tower...

(Billboard up today, May 19 until Friday, May 21) History has delegated the 1st of May as Labor Day, in recognition of the workers of...