Fiction. Asian American Studies. Here are stories by one of the Philippines' most enigmatic writers. Sliding from reality to magical realism with ease, Eric Gamalinda creates his own world in these works.
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Eric Gamalinda was born in Manila where he worked as an editor and journalist, and where he published three novels, a collection of stories, and a collection of poems. He is a recipient of a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and his work has appeared in a diverse range of publications including Harper's Magazine, Frank, and Hootenanny, as well as in several anthologies, among them In My Life: Encounters with the Beatles, Returning to a Borrowed Tongue, Brown River, White Ocean and Flippin': Filipinos on America, which he co-edited. His novel My Sad Republic was awarded the Philippine Centennial Prize for Fiction. He is the author of the poetry collection, ZERO GRAVITY (Alice James Books, 1999) and the short story collection, PEOPLE ARE STRANGE (Black Lawrence Press, 2012). He lives in New York City. Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA