Poetry at Sangam




Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta is the author of two poetry collections: The Proxy Eros (2008) and Burning Houses (2013). She obtained an MFA from the New School University in 2004, and has since taught in major universities in Manila. She is the editor of Metro Serye, a fold-out zine featuring new poetry, fiction and graphic art. Widely awarded, she was the Filipino delegate to the 2012 Medellín Poetry Festival and the 2016 Macau Literary Festival. In 2015, she completed a writing residency for the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.

Poems by Mookie Katigbak-Lacuesta

We, Won’t, Be, Tending, Gardens

Portrait of Virginia Grasey

Portrait of Ms. Anne Solesby

Playa de Kamakura

When the Heart Flies from its Place: Accompanying Notes

John Fante Observes Carlos Bulosna for His Novel Ask the Dust