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Author: Eileen R Tabios

Poet and writer Eileen Tabios was born in the Philippines and moved to the United States when she was 10. She earned a BA in political science from Barnard College and an MBA from New York University's Stern School of Business. Founder and editor of the online poetry review journal Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement), Tabios has authored essays, fiction, and collections of mixed-genre writing. Her many collections of poetry include THE IN(TER)VENTION OF THE HAY (NA)KU: SELECTED TERCETS 1996-2019 (Marsh Hawk Press, 2019), WITNESS IN THE CONVEX MIRROR (Tinfish Press, 2019), MURDER DEATH RESURRECTION: A POETRY GENERATOR (Dos Madres Press, 2018), Hiraeth: Tercets from the Last Archipelago (2018), Love in a Time of Belligerence (2017), AMNESIA: SOMEBODY'S MEMOIR (Black Raddish Books, 2016), THE CONNOISSEUR OF ALLEYS (Marsh Hawk Press, 2016), INVENT(ST)ORY (Dos Madres Press, 2015), and Sun Stigmata (2014), among many others.

Amnesia: Somebody's Memoir
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Amnesia: Somebody's Memoir

Black Radish Books

Poetry. "Forgetfulness and remembering are two sides of the same coin—and that coin is anybody! Reading Eileen Tabios, we are reminded about the extent to which we are, after all, the sum of our experiences, and the extent to which my experiences ma...

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THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS: HER BIOGRAPHY THROUGH YOUR POETICS
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THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS: HER BIOGRAPHY THROUGH YOUR POETICS

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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. THE BLIND CHATELAINE'S KEYS takes its impetus from three impossibilities: (i) biography (and autobiography)-something is always left out, (ii) artistic criticism: the critic's subjectivity inevitably comes to play, and (...

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The Connoisseur of Alleys
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The Connoisseur of Alleys

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. From the Foreword:"A phrase from Comte de Lautréamont's prose poem Les Chants de Maldoror (1869) has been used by many as a definition of surrealism: 'the chance meeting on a dissecting-table of a sewing-machine and an umbrella.' Such fancif...

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I TAKE THEE, ENGLISH, FOR MY BELOVED
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I TAKE THEE, ENGLISH, FOR MY BELOVED

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Memoir. Asian American Studies. With I TAKE THEE, ENGLISH, FOR MY BELOVED, Eileen R. Tabios melds the forms of poem, memoir, art monograph, play, novel and questionnaire to affirm that the poet not only speaks English, but she loves English....

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The In(ter)vention of the Hay(na)ku: Selected Tercets 1996-2019
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The In(ter)vention of the Hay(na)ku: Selected Tercets 1996-2019

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Women's Studies. THE IN(TER)VENTION OF THE HAY(NA)KU: SELECTED TERCETS 1996-2019 presents tercets that Eileen R. Tabios created during her writing career, a process that led to her invention of the hay(na)ku p...

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INVENT(ST)ORY
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INVENT(ST)ORY

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. "There are so many paths thru the enchanted forest that is Eileen Tabios' oeuvre that no one can possibly take them all in one lifetime. So it is with something approaching glee that I find here a completely u...

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THE LIGHT SANG AS IT LEFT YOUR EYES: OUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY
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THE LIGHT SANG AS IT LEFT YOUR EYES: OUR AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Memoir. Asian American Studies. Filipino American Studies. Winner of the Philippines' National Book Award for Poetry, Eileen R. Tabios has a reputation for uniquely melding ekphrasis and transcolonialism. This collection of poems, prose and ...

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Murder Death Resurrection
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Murder Death Resurrection

Dos Madres Press

Poetry. "A five-year (2013-2018) project, MURDER DEATH RESURRECTION (MDR), includes 'The MDR Poetry Generator' that brings together much of my poetics and poet tics. The MDR Poetry Generator contains a data base of 1,167 lines which can be combined ...

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Nota Bene Eiswein
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Nota Bene Eiswein

Ahadada Books

Poetry. Asian American Studies. In Eileen R. Tabios's 16th print poetry collection, NOTA BENE EISWEIN, Tabios applies the methodology of making Eiswein, a German sweet wine, for extracting poems from her readings of Christian Hawkey's poetry collect...

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Reproductions of the Empty Flagpole
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Reproductions of the Empty Flagpole

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. REPRODUCTIONS OF THE EMPTY FLAGPOLE is the first U.S. collection by Eileen R. Tabios, winner of the Phillipines' National Book Award for Poetry. "Her poems allows out minds to be excited twice, by the psychological and artistic reference poi...

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Silk Egg: Collected Novels
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Silk Egg: Collected Novels

Shearsman Books

Fiction. Asian American Studies. "The genius of Eileen R. Tabios is as generous as it is manifold. Reading SILK EGG, I suddenly feel myself becoming more perceptive, fantastical, mordant, impassioned, and artful. Just like the book itself. Read it, ...

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Sun Stigmata (Sculpture Poems)
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Sun Stigmata (Sculpture Poems)

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Art. Asian & Asian American Studies. SUN STIGMATA is a sculpture-inspired poetry collection from an award-winning poet known for her innovative approaches. The book includes poetics prose and an art essay."Eileen Tabios's poems twist like si...

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The Thorn Rosary: Selected Prose Poems, 1998-2010
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The Thorn Rosary: Selected Prose Poems, 1998-2010

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. THE THORN ROSARY offers a selection of prose poems written by Eileen R. Tabios, including poems from hard-to-find early books and as released in the past twelve years by publishers in the U.S., Philippines, Australia and Finland. Advance wor...

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Witness in the Convex Mirror
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Witness in the Convex Mirror

Tinfish Press

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. When John Ashbery died in September, 2017, all the obituaries noted that he had been a member of the New York School of poets, that his roots were in western New York and that, despite living for a decade in P...

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