Barbara Jane Reyes, MFA

Lecturer, Asian American Studies

Office: EP 104

Phone: 415-405-0714

Email: bjreyes@sfsu.edu

2015 Year of first appointment in Asian American Studies

Education

MFA, San Francisco State University, Creative Writing (Poetry)

BA, University of California at Berkeley, Comparative Ethnic Studies 

Courses Taught

216 Introduction to Asian American Literature 

352 Filipina/o American Literature, Art, and Culture

Honors, Awards, and Grants

2014

Creative Work Fund grant recipient in the Literary Arts. 


2013

James D. Houston Memorial Lecturer, Center for Literary Arts at San Jose State University.

2012

Global Filipino Award in Poetry for D iwata.

2011

California Book Award Finalist for D iwata.

Northern California Independent Booksellers Award Finalist for D iwata.

2007

Coal Royalty Chairholder in Creative Writing, University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. 


2006

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship, Bates College, ME. 


2005

James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets for P oeta en San Francisco.

Current Community Involvement

Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Minneapolis 2015 Subcommittee.

Philippine American Writers and Artists, Inc., Board of Directors and Vice President

Small Press Traffic, Board of Directors

Selected Publications

2015

To Love as Aswang. S F: PAWA Inc. 


2010

Diwata. R ochester, NY: BOA Editions, Ltd.

2005

Poeta en San Francisco. K ane`ohe, Hawai`i: Tinfish Press. 


2003

Gravities of Center. San Francisco: Arkipelago Books Publishing.