Saturday, March 04, 2023


Selected Anthology Appearances: Poems, Fictions, Essays & Critiques
(Apologies to editors whose books are not yet on this list which will be updated over time)

MY SPACESHIP, Editor Mark Lamoreaux (Cy Gist Press, 3023 masquerading as 2006)


Closer to Liberation: Pin[a/x]y Activism In Theory and Practice, Editors Amanda Solomon Amorao, DJ Kuttin Kandi, and Jen Soriano (Cognella, San Diego, 2023)

Dear Human at the Edge of Time, Editors Luisa A. Igloria, Aileen Cassinetto and Jeremy Hoffman (Paloma Press, 2023)

CHAPTER ONE: On Becoming a Poet, Editor Susan Terris (Marsh Hawk Press, 2022)

Tales of Dionysus: The Dionysiaca of Nonnus of Panopolis edited by Stanley Lombardo and William Levitan (University of Michigan Press, 2022)

100 Pink Poems Para Kay Leni, Editors Noel Romero del Prado, Emmanuel Quintos Velasco & Alfred Yuson (San Anselmo Press, Philippines, 2022)

Reading Poetry with College and University Students: Overcoming Barriers and Deepening Engagement edited by Thomas Fink (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022)

Growing Up Filipino (Book 3) edited by Cecilia Brainard (Philippine American Literary House/University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2022)

They Rise Like A Wave: An Anthology of Asian American Women Poets, Editors Randy White, Christine Kitano, and Alycia Pirmohamed (Blue Oak Press, 2022)

COMING OUT OF ISOLATION: Poems on Resilience, Triumph and Hope  edited by Christopher Okemwa (Verlag Expeditionen, Germany, 2022)

Wine Poems edited by Marilyn Robitaille (Romar Press, Texas, 2022)

The Cambridge Companion to TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY AMERICAN POETRY, Editor Timothy You (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

Contemporary Fiction by Filipinos in America (U.S. Edition) edited by Cecilia Brainard (Philippine American Literary House, 2021)

Poet on the Right Side of History: David-Baptiste Chirot, edited byTom Hibbard, C. Mehrl Bennett and John M. Bennett (Luna Bisonte Productions, 2022)

I Can't Breathe: A Poetic Anthology of Social Justice edited by Christopher Okemwa (Kistrech Theatre International, Kenya, 2021)

Liwanag 3, Editors Jason Bayani, Rachel Lastimosa, Oscar Penaranda, Dara Del Rosario, Joe Ramos, Edwin Lozada, Erina Alejo and Steve Belale (Soma Pilipinas, San Francisco, 2021)

20 Years: A Collection of Poems by Napa County Writers about September 11, 2001 curated by Marianne Lyons (City of Yountville, CA, 2021)

The World I Leave You: Asian American Poets on Faith and Spirit, Co-Editors Leah Silvieus and Lee Herrick (Orison Books, Asheville, 2020)

PA-LILWANAG (TO THE LIGHT): Writings by Filipinas in Translation, Editor Faye Cura/Gantala Press (Tilted Axis Press, U.K., 2020)

BOUNDLESS: The Anthology of the Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival, Editor Edward Vidaurre (2020)

Read Water: An Anthology, Editors Hari Alluri, Garrett Bryant and Amanda Fuller (Lockhorn Press, 2020)

Musings During A Time of Pandemic: A World Anthology of Poetry edited by Christopher Okemwa, Kistrech Theatre International, Kenya, 2020)

Scentsibility, Editors Ayo Gutierrez and Edentu Oroso (GMGA Publishing and Pixel and Feather Printing & Digital Services, Philippines, 2020)

Concrete Mist Anthology, Editor Heath Brougher (Concrete Mist Press, 2020)

Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene, Editors Linda Russo and Marthe Reed (Wesleyan University Press, 2019)

Bridgeable Lines: An Anthology of Borderless World Poetry in Bengali, Editors Runa Bandyopadhyay and Aritra Sanyal, Translated to Bengal (Aihik, Kolkata, 2019)

The Commons (Hare-Raising Digest/Waterhare Press, Plymouth, U.K., 2019) Editors Thom Boulton and Joanna Morgan

Queen Mob's Teahouse: The Book, Editors Russell Bennett and Reb Livingston (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2019)

The End of the World Project, Editors John Bloomberg-Rissman, T.C. Marshall, and richard lopez (Moria Books, Chicago, 2019)

NO TENDER FENCES: An Anthology of Immigrant & First Generation American Poetry, Editors Carla Sofia Ferreira, Kim Sousa, & Marina Carreira (fundraising anthology for RAICES, 2019)

Felino Soriano Tribute, Editor Alison Ross (Clockwise Cat, 2019) 

The OBU Manifestos, Vol. 2, Editor James Berger (Spuyten Duyvil, Brooklyn, 2019)


HUMANITY, Editor Eileen R. Tabios (Paloma Press, San Mateo, 2018)

THE ACHIEVE OF, THE MASTERY: Filipino Poetry and Verse from English, mid-90s to 2016, Co-Editors Gemino Abad and Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta (University of the Philippines Press). Sequel to 3-volume historical series of Filipino Poetry in English since 1905: Man of Earth, 1989; A Native Clearing, 1993; and A Habit of Shores, 1999 -- all edited by Gemino Abad, with the first anthology co-edited with Edna Manlapaz.  

EVIDENCE OF FETUS DIVERSITY, Editor Eileen R. Tabios (Moria Books/Locofo Chaps, Chicago, 2018)

HAY(NA)KU 15, Editor Eileen R. Tabios (Meritage Press / San Francisco Public Library Filipino American Center, San Francisco, 2018)

Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene, Editors Marthe Reed and Linda Russo (Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 2018)

The Pilipinx Radical Imagination Reader, Editors Melissa-Ann Nievera-Lozano and Tony Santa Ana (Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc., San Francisco, 2018)

MERLE AS MUSE: Poetry Inspired by the Art of Merle Rosen, Editor Rhonda Pettit (Blue Ash Review and University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College, 2018)

FUTURES TRADING: Anthology Five, Editor Caleb Puckett (Futures Trading, 2018)

2017 Filipino American Artist Directory, Editor Janna Anonuevo Langholz (The Filipino American Artist Directory, 2018)


Danas: mga pag-aakda ng babae ngayon (anthology of Philippine women writers), Co-Editors Janine Dimaranan and Faye Cura (Gantala Press, Philippines, 2017)

After Irma After Harvey: A Fundraiser On Behalf of Animals, Editors Aileen Cassinetto and C. Sophia Ibardaloza (Paloma Press, San Mateo, 2017)

Bards of the Far East: Anthology of Haiku and Kindred Verses, Editor-Authors Carolyn Gutierrez-Abanggan, Ligaw Makata, Jose Rizal Reyes, Felix Fojas and Danny Gallardo (Amazon Digital Services, 2017)

Bibliotheca Universalis in Mass MediaEditor Daniel Dragomirescu (Biblioltheca Universalis, Romania, 2017)

Dictionar Intercultural Al Revistei "Orizont Literar Contemporan" / Contemporary Literary Horizon: An Intercultural Dictionary, Editor Daniel Dragomirescu (Biblioltheca Universalis, Romania, 2017)

Menopausal Hay(na)ku For P-GrubbersEditor Eileen R. Tabios (Moria Books/Locofo Chaps, Chicago, 2017)

A TRANSPACIFIC POETICS, Co-Editors Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu (Litmus Press, Brooklyn, 2017)

Resist Much Obey Little, Editors Michael Boughn, John Bradley, Brenda Cardenas, Ching-In Chen, Lynne DeSilva-Johnson, Kass Fleisher, Roberto Harrison, Kent Johnson, Andrew Levy, Nathaniel Mackey, Ruben Medina, Philip Metres, Nita Noveno, Julie Patton, Margaret Randall, Michael Rothenberg, Anne Waldman and Tyrone Williams (Spuyten Duyvil Press and Dispatches Editions, 2017)

Puñeta: Political Pilipinx PoetryEditor Eileen R. Tabios (Moria Books/Locofo Chaps, Chicago, 2017)

WATER IS LIFE--#NoDAPL Calendarcurator Amanda Ngoho Reavey (Tea and Tattered Pages, 2017)


Poems About Sculpture, Foreword by Robert Pinsky & Edited by Murray Dewart (Penguin Random House, 2016)

Futures Trading: Anthology Three, Editor Caleb Puckett (CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2016)

The Stars Look Very Different Today: a David Bowie Tribute, Editor Richard Robert Hansen  (Poems-for-all, San Diego, 2016)

Kuwento: Lost Things, Editors Rachelle Cruz & Melissa Sipin (Carayan Press, San Francisco, 2014)

A Slice of Cherry Pie--Kindle Edition, Editor Ivy Alvarez (The Private Press / Amazon, Australia / Online, 2014)

Reading the Difficulties: Dialogues with Contemporary American Innovative Poetry, Editors Thomas Fink and Judith Haden-Sullivan (The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2014)

VERSES TYPHOON YOLANDA: A Storm of Filipino Poets, Editor Eileen R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, CA, 2014)

WALANG HIYA: Literature Taking Risks Toward Liberatory Practice, Editors Lolan Buhain Sevilla and Roseli Ilano (Carayan Press, San Francisco, 2013)

THE CHAINED HAY(NA)KU PROJECT, Curated by Ivy Alvarez, John Bloomberg-Rissman, Ernesto Priego and Eileen R. Tabios (Meritage Press / xPress(ed), San Francisco & St Helena / Finland, 2012)

La alteración del silencio: poesía norteamericana reciente, Editor William Allegrezza, Trans. Thomas Rofe and Galo Ghigliotto (Editorial Cuneta, Chile, 2010).  [English translation of title: The Alteration of Silence: Recent North American Poetry]

BABAYLAN: Filipinos and the Call of the Indigenous, Editor Leny M. Strobel (Ateneo de Davao University Research and Publications Office, 2010)

Mondo Marcos: Writings on Martial Law and the Marcos Babies, Editors Frank Cimatu and Roland Tolentino (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2010)

1000 VIEWS OF “GIRL SINGING,” Editor John Bloomberg-Rissman (Leafe Press, Nottingham, U.K., 2009)

NOT A MUSE: The Inner Lives of Women, a World Poetry Anthology, Editors Kate Rogers & Viki Holmes (Haven Books Publishing, Hong Kong, 2009)

Poem, Home: An Anthology of Ars Poetica, Editors Jennifer Hill & Dan Waber (Paper Kite Press, Kingston, PA, 2009)

POET’S BOOKSHELF II: Contemporary Poets on Books That Shaped Their Art, Edited by Peter Davis and Tom Koontz (Barnwood Press, Seattle, WA, 2008)

FIELD OF MIRRORS: An Anthology of Philippine American Writers, Editor Edwin Lozada (Philippine American Writers & Artists, Inc., San Francisco, 2008)

THE HAY(NA)KU ANTHOLOGY, VOL. II, Editors Jean Vengua and Mark Young (Meritage Press / xPress(ed), San Francisco & St Helena / Finland, 2008)

LANGUAGE FOR A NEW CENTURY: Contemporary Poetry From The Middle East, Asia and Beyond, Editors Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal and Ravi Shankar (W.W. Norton & Company, New York et al, 2008)

>2: An Anthology of New Collaborative Poetry, Editors Sheila E. Murphy and M.L. Weber ( Press, 2007)

Cheers to Muses, Edited by Asian American Women Artists Association Anthology Committee (AAWAA, San Francisco, 2007)

E-X-C-H-A-N-G-E-V-A-L-U-E-S: The First XI Interviews, Curated by Tom Beckett (Otoliths, Rockhampton, Australia, 2007)

Saints of Hysteria: A Half-Century of Collaborative American Poetry, Editors David Trinidad, Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton (Soft Skull Press, New York, 2007)

The Bedside Guide to NOTELL Motel: Second Floor, Editors Reb Livingston & Molly Arden (No Tell Books, Reston, VA, 2007)

A SLICE OF CHERRY PIE (with poems inspired by David Lynch's TV series, Twin Peaks), Curator Ivy Alvarez (The Private Press, U.K. and Half Empty/Half Full, U.S., 2006) 

BAY POETICS, Editor Stephanie Young (Faux Press, Boston, 2006)

THE FIRST HAY(NA)KU ANTHOLOGY, Editors Jean Vengua and Mark Young (Meritage Press / xPress(ed), San Francisco & St Helena / Finland, 2005)

ESPIRITU SANTI: The Strange Life and even Stranger Legacy of Santiago Bose, Editor Alfred A. Yuson (WATER DRAGON, Inc., Philippines, 2004)

FATHER POEMS, Editors Alfred A. Yuson and Gemino H. Abad (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2004)

ONE HUNDRED LOVE POEMS: Philippine Love Poetry Since 1905, Editor Alfred A. Yuson (University of the Philippines Press, Quezon City, 2004)

PINOY POETICS: A Collection of Autobiographical and Critical Essays on Filipino and Filipino American Poetics, Editor Nick Carbo (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2004)

FILIPINO WOMEN WRITERS IN ENGLISH, THEIR STORY: 1905-2002, Editor  Edna Zapanta-Manlapaz (Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2003)

Going Home to a Landscape: Writings by Filipinas, Editors Marianne Villanueva and Virginia Cerenio (Calyx Books, St. Paul, Minn., 2003)

NOT HOME, BUT HERE, Editor Luisa Igloria (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2003)

Our Own Voice: Filipinos in the Diaspora, Editors Reme-Antonia Grefalda, Nadine Sarreal and Geejay Arriola (Philippines Women’s University Center for Culture, Arts and Music, 2003)

SCREAMING MONKEYS: CRITIQUES OF ASIAN AMERICAN IMAGES, Editor M. Evelina Galang (Coffee House Press, Minneapolis, 2003)

Times New Roman: Poets Oppose 21st Century Empire, Editor Todd Swift (Nth, 2003)

Sleepless in Manila, Editor Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo (Milflores Publishing, Quezon City, 2003)

So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets, Editor Paul Suntup (Tebot Bach, Huntington Beach, 2003)

FAST FOOD FICTION: SHORT STORIES TO GO, Editor Noelle Q. de Jesus (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2003)

TOWARDS A CULTURAL COMMUNITY: Identity, Education and Stewardship in Filipino American Performing Arts, Cultural Project Team of Reme A. Grefalda, Lucy  M. Burns, Theodore S. Gonzalves, and Anna M. Alves (National Federation of Filipino American Associations / The Ford Foundation, 2003)

GARGOYLE 46, cd anthology edited by Richard Peabody (Gargoyle, 2003)

The Book of Hope: International poetry in a collective voice of hope, Editor Birgitta Jonsdottir, Co-Editor Michael Lohr, Honorary Editor Larry Jaffe (Beyond Borders, Iceland, 2002)

Love Gathers All: The Philippines-Singapore Anthology of Love Poetry, Editors Aaron Lee, Alvin Pang, Ramon C. Sunico and Alfred A. Yuson (Ethos Press / Anvil Publishing, Singapore / Philippines, 2002)

Short Fuse: The Global Anthology of New Fusion Poetry, Editors Phil Norton and Todd Swift (Rattapallax Press, New York, 2002)

Technologies of Measure: A Celebration of Bay Area Women Writers, Editorial Committee: Kate Colby, Rena Rosenwasser, Elizabeth Treadwell Jackson, and Nikki Thompson (F-Word Festival, 2001)

Writing Home: Nineteen Writers Remember Their Hometowns, Editor Ruel S. De Vera (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2002)

BOLD WORDS: A Century of Asian American Writing, Editors Rajini Srikanth and Esther Y. Iwanaga (Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J. and London, 2001)       

Eros Pinoy: An Anthology of Contemporary Erotica in Philippine Art and Poetry, Editors Virgilio Aviado, Ben Cabrera and Alfred Yuson (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2001)

TRIBUTE: An Anthology of Contemporary Philippine Fiction, Editors Timothy R. Montes and Cesar Ruiz Aquino (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 2001)

BABAYLAN: An Anthology of Filipina and Filipina American Writers, Editors Nick Carbo and Eileen Tabios (Aunt Lute Press, San Francisco, CA 2000)

AM HERE: Contemporary Filipino Writing in English, Editor Bino A. Realuyo (Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2000)

ENCOUNTERS: People of Asian Descent in the Americas, Editor Roshni Rustomji-Kerns with Rajini Srikanth and Leny Mendoza Strobel (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999)

Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival, Editors Marilyn Kallet and Judith Ortiz Cofer (University of Georgia Press, 1999)

THE ANCHORED ANGEL: Selected Writings by Jose Garcia Villa, Editor Eileen R. Tabios (Kaya, New York, 1999)

The Nuyorasian Anthology, Editor Bino A. Realuyo (Asian American Writers Workshop, New York, 1999)

BLACK LIGHTNING: Poetry-in-Progress, Editor/Author Eileen R. Tabios (Asian American Writers Workshop / Temple University Press, New York, 1998)

POETRY NATION: The North American Anthology of Fusion Poetry, Editors Regie Cabico and Todd Swift (Vehicule Press, Montreal, 1998)

CONTEMPORARY FICTION BY FILIPINOS IN AMERICA, Editor Cecilia Manguerra Brainard (Anvil Publishing, Manila, 1997)

Flippin’: Filipinos on America, Editors Luis H. Francia and Eric Gamalinda (Asian American Writers Workshop, New York, 1997)


Eileen R. Tabios switches careers for creative writing ...


Noel Alumit reads Eileen Tabios' poem "The Creation Diptych" during the 2015 Los Angeles book launch for KUWENTO: LOST THINGS, an anthology of Philippine myths: