About Barbara Jane ReyesBarbara Jane Reyes is an American poet born in Manila, Philippines. She is the author of Gravities of Center (2003), Poeta en San Francisco (2005), for which she received the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets, and Diwata (2010), To Love as Aswang 2015), Invocation to Daughters (2017), Letters to a Young Brown Girl (2020), and Wanna Peek Into My Notebook?: Notes on Pinay Liminality (2022). Her poems and essays have appeared in Asian Pacific American Journal, Chain, Hambone, Maganda, Marías at Sampaguitas, Meridians, Ms. Magazine, New American Writing, New England Review, North American Review, Notre Dame Review, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, San Francisco Chronicle, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, South Dakota Review, Southern Humanities Review, The New York Times, World Literature Today, and elsewhere.
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