Author: Elsa Valmidiano

Philippine-born and LA-raised, Elsa Valmidiano is a writer and poet who calls Oakland home. Her works have appeared in various literary journals and anthologies. Elsa is an alum of the DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon and Summer Literary Seminars hosted in Tbilisi. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. She has performed numerous readings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The daughter of Filipino immigrants and an infant immigrant herself, her writing oftentimes explores the ways we exist and interact on the personal and community level, given the circumstances of her Motherland's disappearing traditions in her adopted country. WE ARE NO LONGER BABAYLAN is Elsa's debut essay collection.

We Are No Longer Babaylan
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We Are No Longer Babaylan

New Rivers Press

Literary Nonfiction. California Interest. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. "Every word of WE ARE NO LONGER BABAYLAN brilliantly hooks with and hinges on magic, and the magic of possibility. Valmidiano frames the ancient, persistent p...

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