writes all the things.

Veronica Montes
​​OCTOBER 2017 

Filipino American International Book Festival
Saturday, October 7th & Sunday, October 8th

I'll be participating in the Fourth Annual "FilBookfest" held at the San Francisco
Main Library. My book, Benedicta Takes Wing and Other Stories, will be available
​for purchase! Find me here:

Saturday, October 7th
• Hot Off the Press ~ 1:30 - 2:50  
• Word + Image: Filipino American Art As Inspiration ~ 3:05 - 4:05

Sunday, October 8th, 1:30 - 2:50
• Hot Off the Press (hosting only) ~ 1:30 - 2:50

Vist the event website .

Litquake San Francisco
Saturday, October 14th

Featuring: Eileen Tabios, Melinda Luisa de Jesús, John Moore Williams,
Wesley StJo, Paul Cassinetto, Steve Warner, and Veronica Montes.

8:00 - 9:00 pm

Dovre Club - 1498 Valencia St., San Francisco

"Madaling araw"
My flash fiction story, "Madaling Araw," has been published in Issue 2 of Lakas ,
a zine "dedicated to uplifting the stories and deepening the discourse and analysis
​of Filipina women in the U.S." 


        My flash fiction story, " Ruby ," has been published online at the wonderful
        SmokeLong Quarterly. There's a companion piece that was fun to do, too: 
        " Smoke & Mirrors: An Interview with Veronica Montes ." 


An Evening of Pinay Writers
Tuesday, February 7th

Featuring: Arlene Biala, Janice Lobo Sapigao, Veronica Montes,
& Barbara Jane Reyes

7:30 pm

Kepler's Books & Magazines - Menlo Park 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park

Visit the event page on Facebook


Kuwento y Poesia
Tuesday, November 15th

Featuring: Melissa Sipin, Jason Bayani, Tony Robles, & Veronica Montes 

6:00 - 9:00 pm

University of San Francisco - LS Getty Study (Lo Schiavo Science Building Lounge)

Sponsored by: Yuchengco Philippine Studies Program


Readings from Kuwento: Lost Things ~ An Anthology of
​New Philippine Myths
Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Featuring: Melissa Sipin, Rachelle Cruz, Veronica Montes, Mg Roberts,
& Edwin Lozada

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Larcombe Clubhouse / Westlake Park
99 Lake Merced Blvd.
Daly City

Sponsored by: The Daly City Public Library Associates, Daly City Arts & Culture Commission, Philippine American Writers & Artists (PAWA), and Carayan Press

Photo by Rhett Pascual