I’m grateful for those who have come before me – my ancestors, my teachers, and the people of my community. I thank them for their lessons, for their struggles, and for their support. In my own life, my mentors have encouraged me to live the way I see fit, to speak my truth, and to write it down so it makes sense. I cannot imagine growing into this life without them, nor can I imagine living my life without passing on all that they have given me. These pages are dedicated to my teachers, my community and most of all, my students. Maraming Salamat, po!
Teaching Philosophy... I believe it’s my role to introduce my students to as many tools, voices, and possibilities I can offer so that from this vast array of choices they are able to find their way to a place where craft, substance and art come together. |Read More|
Syllabi... Here is a list of syllabi for my graduate and undergraduate classes. |Read More|
Community Statement... As a writer, it is important for me to contribute to a body of literature that will empower the voices of the unheard and will render the stereotypes and prejudice against the Asian American collective helpless. As a mentor and a member of this community, it is important for me to help our youth do the same. |Read More|