Dreamweavers: Selected Poems 1976-1986
Manila: Aria Edition, 1987
Ochre Tones: Poems in English and Cebuano
Marikina: Salimbayan Books, 1999
A Life Shaped by Music: Andrea O Veneracion and the Philippine Madrigal Singers
Manila: The Bookmark, Inc. 2001
Ani: The Art and Life of Hermogena Borja Lungay, Boholano Painter
Manila: UST Publishing House, 2006
Skin of Water
(Poetry in English and Spanish Translations)
Manila: Aria Edition, 2009
From the Blood of Martyrs: The De La Salle University Story
Vol. 3: 25 Yrs of Rebuilding & Development of De La Salle College (1946-1971)
Pasig: DLSU Press and C&E Publishing, Inc. 2011
Fishes of Light/ Peces de Luz: Tanrenga in Two Tongues
Alex Fleites & Marjorie Evasco
Quezon City: SIPAT Publications, 2013
Valentina's Valor: The Life and Times of Valentina Galido Plaza
Agusan del Sur: St. Francis Xavier College, 2018
ISBN 978-621-96041-0-9 HB
ISBN 978-621-96041-1-6 SB
Crafting a Knowledge of Self, Others, and the World
Co-authors: Marjorie Evasco, Susan Lara, Ginaline David, Celine Laroza
Pasig: Anvil Publishing Inc. Pasig, 2020
A Passionate Patience: Ten Filipino Poets on the Writing of Their Poems
Ed. Ricardo M. de Ungria
Luna Caledonia: Five Filipino Authors in Hawthornden Castle
Ed. Ricardo M. de Ungria
The Dumaguete We Know
Ed. Merlie Alunan
7x10: Seven Filipino Poets on their Favorite Poems
Ed. Alfred "Krip" Yuson
Language for a New Century: Poems from Asia, The Middle East, and Beyond
Ed. Ravi Shankar, Tina Chang, Nathalie Handal
The World Record: International Poets at Southbank Centre's Poetry Parnassus
Eds. Niel Astley and Ann Selby
Eds. Paul Munden, Shana Strange, Alvin Pang
The First Five: A New Anthology of Southeast Asian Literature
Literary Mentors & Mentoring
Mentor and Wish-sisters in Writing
Philippine National Artist Edith L. Tiempo, my poetry mentor, visiting my home with my wish-sisters, poet Grace Monte de Ramos and fictionist Susan Lara.
Iyas La Salle National Writers Workshop in Bacolod City: Writing the Environment
In this 19-year old national writers workshop, young Filipino writers submit poetry, short stories, and plays in five languages: English, Filipino, Hiligaynon, Cebuano, and Kinaray-a. Sine 2017, the workshop theme focused on writing the environment. Hosted by the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City, the writing faculty are from the network of De La Salle University's Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center. Funding support is given by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA), and by the Institute of Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC).
Writing Residencies and Fellowships
International Writing Program, University of Iowa
In 2002, two Filipino writers were chosen by their peers to the International Writing Program in the University of Iowa: novelist Charlson Ong and me. The three-month fellowship was from August to November, with a side-trip to Hawaii for readings and lectures sponsored by the University of Hawaii in Manoa.
Bellagio Conference and Studies Center, Como, Italy
In 1992, Edna Zapanta Manlapaz and I were given a joint three-week writing residency at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Conference and Studies Center on Lake Como, Italy, to collaborate on the writing of our book "Six Women Poets: Inter/Views," later published by Aria Edition, Inc. Dr. Edna and I spent time in Rome after the residency at Casa LaSalle on Via Aurelia.
Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers
In Spring of 1991, I was awarded a month-long residency at the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers to continue writing my second collection of poetry "with ease and decent peace." I was one of five writing residents and the only Asian.
Poetry Parnassus, 2012 at the Southbank Centre, London
The poetry festival was the cultural aspect of the 2012 Olympics held in the U.K. and poets from countries participating in the Olympics sent one representative poet each. There were poetry readings and panel discussions at the Southbank Centre of London.
Festival Internacional de Poesia de Medellin, 2008
This is the longest-running poetry festival in South America directed be Señor Fernando Rendon. I attended the 18th edition of the festival in 2008, the second Filipino poet invited to the festival. Poets did public poetry readings in various places in Medellin and neighboring towns and cities. I was fortunate to travel to Bogota and proceed to Tunja, Colombia with four male poets to attend another poetry festival in the north of Colombia.
Philippine Literary Festival, 2020
The Book Development Association of the Philippines organized the 2020 Philippine Literary Festival on the theme "The Pandemic Playbook," and offered online panel discussions by writers as well as performances, which enabled readers to listen to authors talk about important matters related to writing and the responsibilities of writers in society in these precarious times of the pandemic. My panel on "A Writer's Map of Grief" was the first on the first day, with moderator Karina Bolasco and co-panelist Cathy Babao.