Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. Asian American Studies. Like the earth on its silver axis, Eric Gamalinda's poems spin into a light that is our consolation, and are all the more moving for their startling recognition that the jacaranda in bloom is changing the landscape of Los Angeles. These are wonderful luminous poems. -- Arthur Sze. Reckless / in our need for the possible, we knew / there was no turning back, our bags already packed, / the future a religion we could believe in. (Zero Gravity). Eric Gamalinda's latest novel, MY SAD REPUBLIC, was recently awarded the Philippine Centennial Prize for Fiction.
Winner of the 2000 Asian American Literary Award for Poetry.