Liwanag 3 - Book Launch

APICC is proud to feature and co-present the Liwanag 3 Book Launch as part of the outdoor showcase at Kapwa Gardens in the SoMa on June 5, 2021 for the 24th annual United States of Asian America Festival: Forging Our Futures - SoMa & Chinatown

The Liwanag 3 book launch  is the final phase following the re-issue of the 1st original volume in 1975.  SOMA Pilipinas is proud to release the newest entry into this series. As the original Liwanag and Liwanag 2 in 1993 amplified the voices of local, Bay Area Pilipinx American artists of those time periods, Liwanag 3 showcases and reflects upon the evolution of the Pilipinx identity of today. Liwanag 3 features a wide range of genres in poetry, fiction, playwriting, comics and graphic novels.  Visual arts include paintings, illustrations and photography.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

Jason Bayani (KSW), Editor-in-Chief

Rachel Lastimosa (SOMA Pilipinas), Editor

More to be announced...

ABOUT SOMA PILIPINAS

SOMA Pilipinas is a movement anchored in the neighborhood, our history and people. It;s a place that connects the broader community to our stories as Filipinos in America; a living culture — a community that's conscious of history, yet embraces progress, working together, moving forward in unity and vision.

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Stylized graphic of Liwanag Volume Three. Modern clean lines and triangular shapes of black and gold are the background for the book launch event information.

WHEN
June 05, 2021 at 6pm - 7pm
WHERE
Kapwa Gardens
976 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States
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