Eileen Tabios

Eileen Tabios is the author of the poetry collection Beyond Life Sentences (Anvil 1998), which received the Philippine National Book Award for Poetry; a book of poetry, essays, and interviews Black Lightning: Poetry-in-Progress (AAWW 1998), which received a Witter Bynner Poetry Grant; and a collection of prose and poetry, Ecstatic Mutations: Experiments in the Poetry Laboratory (Giraffe Books 2000). She is editor of The Anchored Angel: Selected Writings of Jose Garcia Villa (Kaya 1999) and the poetry editor of Screaming Monkeys, a forthcoming anthology of prose, poetry, and visual art about cultural portrayals of Asian America. The 1996-1999 editor of the Asian Pacific American Journal, Tabios has published her poetry, fiction, and essays internationally. She is a budding grape farmer.

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