April's featured poet is Maiana Minahal with her poem "stolen kali" (written for a poetry/kali collaboration with Gura Michelle Bautista). Other items mentioned are
1) "Before Their Words," a multidisciplinary performance in San Francisco with Maiana, Michelle, Nedjula Baguio and Rona Fernandez;
2) Michelle and Eileen Tabios's poetry/kali performance coming up at Mills College;
3) information on Eileen's latest e-poetry chapbook CRUCIAL BLISS EPILOGUES;
4) a review of Eileen's short story collection BEHIND THE BLUE CANVAS (Giraffe, 2004); and
5) information on Eileen Tabios's poetry reading in Los Angeles on April 25, with guest artist Mary Talusan.