Category: Essays

Personal essays from the author.

Essays Travel Writing

The New Year’s Wish

You close out the year you visited your family and buried your grandmother by spending New Year’s Eve with them all in Iloilo. You walk with your cousins through the streets of Calaparan in single file at night, hugging the road’s shoulder. The sun set hours ago, yet the heat from the day leaves a […]

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Gingerbread

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Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
Excerpt from Goodreads: "Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories, [Helen Oyeyemi] invites readers into a delightfully inventive and bewitching novel about a surprising family legacy, in which the inheritance is a recipe."

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