Not home, but Here: Writing from the Filipino Diaspora
An exceptional collection of essays-- these are meditations that explore the enigma and the complexity of the Filipino diaspora as well as the hopes and triumphs of writing, living, and being in between cultures. This collection edited with a powerful introduction by Luisa Igloria, inspries the reader as well as those interested in diasporic studies to comprehend the sorrows as well as joys of living in the spaces between worlds." -- Marjorie Agosin -- Chilean American author "A lovely and powerful book -- a meditation on what it means to be other. It's about journeys; its's about memory. It's about recovery and discovery. Ultimately healing and transformative, this is a book to savor." -- Marianne VIlanueva, [Amazon.com]
Filipino diaspora, Identity, Memory, Philippine culture, Transnational experience
Asian Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies
Igloria, Luisa A. (Editor), "Not home, but Here: Writing from the Filipino Diaspora" (2003). MFA Creative Writing Faculty Bookshelf. 9.