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Art: Home Is a Fable

lnBecause I can’t, you must. 

Lawrence Ypil and Nikay Paredes read new poems and talk about writing about home away from Cebu.

at La Belle Aurore Bookshop Junquera
G/F Honey Hunt Pensione House, Junquera Ext., Brgy. San Antonio, Cebu City 

Reading begins at 7:30 p.m.

Lawrence Ypil is the author of The Highest Hiding Place. He is a Palanca Awardee and received an MFA in Poetry from Washington University in St. Louis under a Fulbright Scholarship. He is now with University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program.

Nikay Paredes is a second year MFA candidate in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. Her poems have appeared in The Electronic Monsoon Magazine, Philippine Daily Inquirer and Tuesday; An Art Project.

*Poster by Erik Tuban

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