Category Archives for PRAXIS

So Very Archival #2

I find two main journalists who covered the case–one from the Detroit Free Press & one from Ann Arbor News. In the Ann Arbor News articles, the tone of the reportage changes. My mother says that that reporter wasn’t a … Continue reading

11. August 2015 by Hason
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So Very Archival #1

This afternoon, I feel like an actual researcher. * It’s not like I haven’t dug through this archive before. I have. However, this time, there is not an immediate end in sight. * This archive is my inheritance: a blue … Continue reading

07. August 2015 by Hason
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PNAA Western Regional Conference 7/22

So, as I mentioned before, I was invited to Honolulu by the Philippine Nurses Association of America to give a talk about my mother’s case. Here are some notes I jotted down. I hope to return to them in some … Continue reading

06. August 2015 by Hason
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#LAX Communique 7/21

1. This morning I received a text message from American Airlines that my flight to Honolulu has been postponed for close to 3 hours. Could this be a sign? 2. In 2004, I attended a talk by Haunani K. Trask who … Continue reading

21. July 2015 by Hason
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Notes on Poetry Manuscript (6)

TITLE: This is for the mostless. AUTHOR: Jason Magabo Perez LENGTH: 92 pages PUBLISHER: Looking for one! REVISED/COMPLETED: 14 July 2015 ACTION: Stop. Breathe. Wait.

17. July 2015 by Hason
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Notes on Poetry Manuscript (5)

TITLE: This is for the mostless.*  AUTHOR: Jason Magabo Perez LENGTH: 75 pages PUBLISHER: Looking for one! COMPLETED: 30 June 2015 CONTENTS

07. July 2015 by Hason
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Reading at Quiet Lightning SF x Modern Eden Gallery 7/2

—– I’ll be reading for Quiet Lightning (responding to the above exhibition) at the Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco next week! I’m humbled to be in the company of such talent & passion. QUIET LIGHTNING July 2, 2015, 6:00PM Modern Eden … Continue reading

28. June 2015 by Hason
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Notes on Poetry Manuscript (4)

I’m t/here. I did it. 75 pages! 2 days to spare. I gave myself until 6/30. From now until then, I’ll read & revise what I can. I’ve ordered the works, written titles & notes on jaggedly cut index cards & rearranged … Continue reading

28. June 2015 by Hason
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Notes on Poetry Manuscript (3)

I’m not convinced that giving myself a mere month to complete a manuscript was the smartest idea, nor the kindest idea. In any case, I keeping coming back to the poems, which is to say, I’m staying focused on the task. … Continue reading

22. June 2015 by Hason
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Notes on Poetry Manuscript (2)

As a teacher of writing, I encourage my students to save everything they write. You never know, I tell them, you might find that some of those fragments are useful for a different piece of writing. (Yes: I do believe … Continue reading

09. June 2015 by Hason
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