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Author: Paolo Javier

The former Queens Borough Poet Laureate (2010- 2014), Paolo Javier was born in the Philippines and grew up in Las PiƱas, Metro Manila. The recipient of a 2021 Rauschenberg Foundation Artist Grant, he was a featured artist in Greater NY 2015 and Queens International 2018: Volumes. He has produced three albums of sound poetry with Listening Center (David Mason), and is the author of five previous full-length books. He lives with his family in Jackson Heights, NYC.

60 lv Bo(e)mbs
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60 lv Bo(e)mbs

O Books

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "Paolo Javier's 60 LV BO(E)MBS is one of the most radically detourned poetics that I've encountered in a long time. Rocking hard the perimeter of a national American literary metabolic center, Javier deftly develops w...

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Court of the Dragon
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Court of the Dragon

Nightboat Books

Poetry. A new book of poetry exploring domesticity, desire, and dreaming by the 2010-2014 Queens Poet Laureate. Javier's new book of long poems is both intimate and elusive, a simultaneity brought to the fore by the author's interest in the occult a...

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The Feeling Is Actual
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The Feeling Is Actual

Marsh Hawk Press

Poetry. Asian American Studies. "In Paolo Javier's THE FEELING IS ACTUAL, he writes: 'I've been / a grand-gesture guy in the past. & in all likelihood, / I will continue to be one in the future.' Javier hits the big notes in this collection: sex, ro...

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Maybe the Sweet Honey Pours
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Maybe the Sweet Honey Pours

Nion Editions

Poetry. Music. Evolving from a libretto for performance with Listening Center originally commissioned by the High Line, MAYBE THE SWEET HONEY POURS is made up of new poems that fold into a longer work drafted across several train rides from NYC to T...

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True Account of Talking to the 7 in Sunnyside
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True Account of Talking to the 7 in Sunnyside

Roof Books

The former Queens Borough Poet Laureate, Paolo Javier was the recipient of a 2021 Rauschenberg Foundation Artist Grant, featured artist in Greater NY 2015 and Queens International 2018: Volumes. He has produced three albums of sound poetry with List...

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