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Author: Tony Robles

Tony Robles was born and raised in San Francisco. He is the author of FINGERPRINTS OF A HUNGERSTRIKE (Ithuriel's Spear, 2017) and COOL DON'T LIVE HERE NO MORE (Ithuriel's Spear, 2015) as well as two children's books, Lakas and the Manilatown Fish and Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel, written for his son, Lakas. He is co-editor and a revolutionary worker scholar of Poor magazine. In 2010 he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Mythium Literary Journal for his short story, "In My Country." Robles is also a housing rights advocate and board member of the Manilatown Heritage Foundation. He currently lives in Oakland with his wife Tiny and his son Tibu.

Cool Don't Live Here No More: A Letter to San Francisco

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Cool Don't Live Here No More: A Letter to San Francisco

Ithuriel's Spear

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. California Interest. Activism. Filipino Studies. "In poems and vignettes, Tony Robles has written the generational memory of San Francisco at the point where alienation, deportations, and technological invasions are gutt...

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Fingerprints of a Hungerstrike
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Fingerprints of a Hungerstrike

Ithuriel's Spear

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. San Francisco Arts Commision award-winning poet Tony Robles focuses on a hunger strike held in April and May 2016 in protest of a number of local police killings. Robles also speaks of incarceration with a uni...

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