Mia Alvar. Gina Apostol. Hossannah Asuncion. Carol Cabrera. Emmy Catedral. Kate Gavino. Paolo Javier. Ninotchka Rosca. Bino Realuyo. Lara Stapleton. Alex Tarampi.
Join us for a fun, interactive and family-friendly festival that centers the local and global Filipino voice through literature along with art making, story telling, music, dancing, and the spirit of community fiesta at Diversity Plaza (37rd between 73rd and 74 st in Jackson Heights, Queens). Free and open to the public!
The Filipino American Book Festival in Jackson Heights, Queens, is a community-centered, multi-voiced, and intergenerational platform that celebrates the creation and presentation of Filipino/a narratives by writers, artists, and scholars across the diaspora.
Funding support for activities at Diversity Plaza are provided by the NYC Department of Transportation’s One NYC Plaza Equity Program. Activities are coordinated by Queens Museum, NICE, Chaya, Bangladeshi memory project, Filipino American Book Festival. Special Thanks to DRUM and all workers and neighbors in Jackson Heights.
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