The Hunger, Verity La Anthology No. 1, is now available for AUS$10 at VERITYLA.COM!
Thrilled to have a great first review of The Measure of Skin by Tony Messenger. Thanks, Tony!
Active social media followers would probably have come across Ramon Loyola, whose recent projects include poems in the new Verity La anthology, “The Hunger”, as well as designing the flyer for this new eBook, he is guest editing Issue 3 of “Pink Cover Zine” with Samantha Trayhurn, and he actively keeps his blog “ramon loyola in lowercase” up to date with references to his published poems (in the last month he has had work appear in “Pencilled In Magazine Issue 3: Food” and in “Other Terrain Journal Issue # 5”).
Earlier this year Vagabond Press released a small chapbook of Ramon Loyola’s poems as part of their “deciBels 3” Series, “The Measure of Skin”. The series was edited by Australian writer Michelle Cahill and is introduced at Vagabond press as follows:
Richly diverse in their cultures and communities, these poets trace their ancestries to South Asia and the Philippines, to…
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How do you eat a ripe mango?
‘it’s a chore to eat a ripe mango’ appears in Pencilled In Issue 3: Food, translated from the original Filipino (Tagalog) piece, ‘mahirap kainin, hinog na mangga’. This is a second thought to the translated piece.
Another gift to come in just now is Backstory Journal Issue # 5‘s publication of my poem, ‘Where the feet have been‘. What an honour!
Other Terrain Journal Issue # 5 has just published my poem, ‘After the boat (view from the shore)‘. It’s my deep honour to be included in this wonderful journal.