TRoE @ Bowery & KGB

Scenes from Lara Stapleton’s Flesh and Blood book party at VON 3 Bleecker, Bowery and reading at KGB Bar NYC!

Zack Linmark, author of Rolling the R’s, in conversation with Lara Stapleton (The Ruin of Everything), Sabina Murray (The Human Zoo) and Gina Apostol (The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata)

Click here for more information about The Ruin of Everything by Lara Stapleton.

The TRoE Virtual Book Launch!

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Thank you so much everyone who joined our TRoE virtual book release party via zoom and FB Live! Special thanks to Edwin Lozada & PAWA, guest readers Eileen Tabios, Ricco Siasoco and Beverly Parayno for supporting Lara Stapleton and Paloma Press, and Tony Robles, Claire Pamplin, Grace Talusan, Kimi Sugioka, Zach Linmark and Gina Apostol for the thoughtful questions & engagements.

If you missed the livestream, you can watch the recording on YouTube or FB Live (apologies in advance that this unedited version contains zoom bombed segments).

If you’re in NYC, you wouldn’t want to miss these TRoE in-person events:
“Flesh & Blood Party,” Friday 10/22, 7pm Eastern at VON 3 Bleecker St. @Bowery with Nerissa Balce & Ligaya Mishan

“The Ruin of the Human Zoo” with Sabina Murray, Gina Apostol & Zach Linmark, Thursday 11/4, 7pm Eastern at KGB Bar

Lastly, please support TRoE by asking your local bookstore to buy it or by leaving a review on Amazon. Maraming salamat!

Everything about The Ruin of Everything

Lara Stapleton at SFPL

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The Ruin of Everything by Lara Stapleton is a San Francisco Public Library Filipino American History Month recommended title! Click here for SFPL’s full list of titles.

HOT OFF THE PRESS hosted by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard and co-sponsored by the San Francisco Public Library and the Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc., will be streamed live on Saturday, October 9 at 5pm Pacific, via YouTube. Register here to join the webinar.

The Hot Off the Press (HOTP) Literary Reading, a program which is part of the Filipino American International Book Festival. Hosted and Moderated by author Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Hot Off the Press Literary Readings have been showcasing Filipino and FilAm authors and their new books since 2011.

This year’s HOTP Literary Reading includes nine Filipino and Filipino American authors: Gina Apostol, Jhoanna Lynn Cruz, George Gonzaga Deoso, Caroline Sy Hau, Mae Respicio, Randy Ribay, Brian Ascalon Roley, Ricco Siasoco and Lara Stapleton.

Hot Off the Press features 9 FilAm authors

The Hot Off the Press (HOTP) Literary Reading, a program of the Filipino American International Book Festival, will be via Zoom this year. The event, sponsored by the San Francisco Public Library and PAWA will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, 5–6:30 p.m. PT. 

Hosted and Moderated by author Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, Hot Off the Press Literary Readings have been showcasing Filipino and FilAm authors and their new books since 2011.

This year’s HOTP Literary Reading includes nine Filipino and Filipino American authors: Gina Apostol, Jhoanna Lynn Cruz, George Gonzaga Deoso, Caroline Sy Hau, Mae Respicio, Randy Ribay, Brian Ascalon Roley, Ricco Siasoco, and Lara Stapleton.

Register here or Watch on YouTube.

Flesh & Blood Book Party for TRoE!

It’s a Flesh and Blood book party!
October 22, 7:00PM Eastern
VON 3 Bleecker @ Bowery NYC

in celebration of the release of Lara Stapleton’s THE RUIN OF EVERYTHING!

Also featuring:

Ligaya Mishan, writer for The New York Times and T Magazine, and co-author with Chef Angela Dimayuga, of Filipinx: Heritage Recipes from the Diaspora

and

Nerissa S. Balce, Asian American Studies scholar and author of Body Parts of Empire

The Ruin Conversation at KGB Bar on 11/4!

Please save the date for “The Ruin of the Human Zoo According to Stapleton, Murray, Apostol, Linmark”! November 4, 7pm Eastern, at KGB Bar in NYC.

Zack Linmark will be in conversation with Lara Stapleton, author of The Ruin of Everything, Sabina Murray, author of The Human Zoo, and Gina Apostol, author of The Revolution According to Raymundo Mata. Books and drinks will be on sale.