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S Roderick Roxas-Chua – The Sky On The Tip of Their Oars

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Poet Tyehimba Jess describes S. Roderick Roxas-Chua’s work in this way, Surreal yet rooted in palpable color and history, this poet’s vision transcends oceans, blends geographies and bleeds a multi- tongued heritage for us to better find ourselves. We need more maps like this in the world, and cartographers of language like Sam. His publications include Fawn Language, Saying Your Name Three Times Underwater, and Echolalia In Script – A Collection of Asemic Writing. His poems and visual art folios have appeared in various journals including Narrative, December Magazine, Cream City Review and his collection of poems, Diary of Collected Summers, was chosen for the 7th Annual Missouri Review Audio Competition in poetry. Essay review of his works have appeared in The Georgia Review and Gulf Coast Journal. He has exhibited and presented at PEN International in the Philippines, &Now Art & Literature Festival, and the Palouse Literary Festival. Sam lives in Eugene, Oregon.  www.samroxaschua.com


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