July 2020: Supporting the BLM Movement and the Bukidnon Lumad Artists

Hello, Friends and Family, We hope you’re still keeping yourselves healthy during this pandemic while finding ways to show your solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement towards the abolition of our racist systems and creation of life-affirming systems of care. Just a quick check-in since our last post in May. In June, we pledgedContinue reading “July 2020: Supporting the BLM Movement and the Bukidnon Lumad Artists”

May 2020: Awards + Readings

Hi, Friends, We hope you’re all staying healthy and sane while sheltering in place! In the midst of this pandemic, we have some good news. Last month, we shared that we’re one of the three finalists for the Benjamin Franklin Award by the Independent Book Publishers Association. Well, we won the GOLD! It’s a crazyContinue reading “May 2020: Awards + Readings”

March 2020 Update: Another Award!

Hello, Friends and Supporters, We hope you are all keeping yourselves healthy and sane as much as you can. This truly is an exceptional time in our lives, one that will leave long lasting impacts to the way we live, think, act, love, and care for each other. Despite the grimness of the current situation,Continue reading “March 2020 Update: Another Award!”

Happy 2020! + Book Show Award + February Launch

Happy New Year, Kapwa! How is it already February? It’s been rough with the flu and the winter blues but we can feel the spring coming soon so we’re hopeful. We have a few things to share. First, we won the Publishing Professionals Network’s 48th Annual Book Show. Children’s Book Category. For a recap ofContinue reading “Happy 2020! + Book Show Award + February Launch”

Books Are Here + October Events

Hello, Everyone! Happy November! It’s been a busy October as we celebrated Filipino-American History Month and October 25th as Larry Itliong Day.  A quick recap is in order. Jack & Agyu arrived in September, just in time for Jack’s 8th birthday. I was so nervous when I got the box- I almost didn’t want toContinue reading “Books Are Here + October Events”

Post Summer Update + Visiting Bukidnon

Happy September, Friends! We hope your summer (vacation) was relaxing. Is that even possible??? I spent mine going on a month long trip to the Philippines and teaching dance at a week long family performing arts camp in Cazadero. The whole summer felt both long and short, mundane and novel. And now we’re ready forContinue reading “Post Summer Update + Visiting Bukidnon”

Cover Designing + Translations

Hi, Everyone!   Happy February! We hope you’re keeping yourselves warm and healthy. It’s coooold out there! We’ve been waking up to frost and I have been needing gloves to bike to school with the kids.   We’re steadily working on the graphic design. All our illustrations are finished and we have finally settled onContinue reading “Cover Designing + Translations”