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Eileen R. Tabios

Eileen R. Tabios has released over 50 collections of poetry, fiction, essays, and experimental biographies from publishers in nine countries and cyberspace. Her books include a form-based “Selected Poems” series which focus on visual poetry, tercets, the catalog or list poem, and the prose poem: THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL: Selected Visual Poetry (2001-2019), The In(ter)vention of the Hay(na)ku: Selected Tercets 1996-2019, INVENT(ST)ORY: Selected Catalog Poems & New 1996-2015, and THE THORN ROSARY: Selected Prose Poems & New 1998-2010. Translated into nine languages, she also has edited, co-edited or conceptualized 15 anthologies of poetry, fiction and essays, as well as exhibited visual art in the United States and Asia. Her writing and editing works have received recognition through awards, grants and residencies. Her work appears at More information is available at