Her Wild American Self: Short Stories

  • Published date: March 27, 2018

Filipina American debut author displays the contradictions of Asian American experience with irony & enthusiasm, anger & wit.


About the author: M. EVELINA GALANG has been named one of the 100 most influential Filipinas in the United States and at-large by the Filipina Women's Network. She is the author of the story collection Her Wild American Self (Coffee House Press), novels One Tribe (New Issues Press), and Angel de la Luna and the 5th Glorious Mystery (Coffee House Press), and the editor of Screaming Monkeys: Critiques of Asian American Images (Coffee House Press). Her creative nonfiction work documenting the testimonies of WWII "comfort women," Lolas' House: Filipino Women Living with War (Curbstone Books/NUP), is due for release September 15, 2017. Among her numerous awards are the 2004 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Prize for the Novel and the 2007 Global Filipino Literary Award for One Tribe. Galang directs the MFA Creative Writing Program at the University of Miami and is core faculty and board member of Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation (VONA/Voices).
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