VIDEO | Filipino poet discusses her writing

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October 29, 2010

Barbara Jane Reyes reads from her new book, Diwata. (Bianca Butler)

Barbara Jane Reyes reads from her new book Diwata at Eastwind Books in Berkeley on Oct. 16, 2010. In her third book, Diwata, Reyes uses traditional Filipino oral devices as meter and repetition to tell a song, story, and poem about Filipino culture and history. Barbara Jane Reyes is a poet, author, and currently teaches Creative Writing at Mills College.

Produced by Bianca Butler. Contributed by Melodie Miu.


VIDEO | Filipino poet discusses her writing was published on October 29, 2010 in Features, Multimedia, Videos

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  • Yvonne Sangudi

    Another great video from you Bianca. All your videos have been really informative and interesting. I did enjoy this one and will indeed pick up a copy ‘Diawata’ for myself. Keep those videos coming!