Filipino-Americans live in two worlds, with one foot in America and the other in the Philippines. This collection of poetry captures the experience of living in the Filipino diaspora in poignant detail. While it is written from the viewpoint of a first generation Filipino-American, it will resonate with anyone who has ever felt like an outsider.
Christine-Marie Liwag Dixon is a writer and musician. Her writing has been featured in various publications and websites including Mic, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Poetic Resonance Imaging, and Apocrypha & Abstractions. She writes the “Barkada Tayo” column for Michigan’s Filipino Star News. When she isn’t writing, she’s probably reading a book or playing the piano.