“My First Book,” Eileen R. Tabios’ appreciation of her Mom through a discussion of her first book is featured on Marsh Hawk Press’ “Chapter One Project,” April 2019.

“My Daughter Eileen,” Beatriz Tilan Tabios’s memoir about Eileen R. Tabios’ beginnings as a writer at age five. Featured on Our Own Voice, January 2015, as well as in AGAINST MISANTHROPY: A Life in Poetry (BlazeVOX, 2015). 

Mom Read Rosary

Beatriz Tabios reading THE THORN ROSARY by Eileen Tabios

DAWAC And Other Memoir-Narratives by Beatriz Tilan Tabios (1930-2012)
(Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, CA, 2012)

Dawac Front Cover

Mom’s First Reading!




“Mom Betty Addresses the Nature of Proportion,” Poetry Foundation, May 2017. The poem is also read and discussed at the Poetry Foundation’s “PoetryNow” series (Aug. 28, 2017).

“Dear Mama,” in IMMIGRANT: Hay(na)ku & Other Poems (Moria’s Locofo Chaps, Chicago, 2017)


Three Poetry Reviews

Beatriz Tilan Tabios reviews Bridgeable Shores: Selected Poems (1969-2001) by Luis Cabalquinto … and More, Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement), Aug. 30, 2007. Subsequently reprinted in The Silliman Review

Beatriz Tilan Tabios reviews The Book of the Rotten Daughter by Alice Friman, Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement), Nov. 29, 2007

Beatriz Tilan Tabios reviews UNPROTECTED TEXTS: Selected Poems 1978-2006 by Tom Beckett, Galatea Resurrects (A Poetry Engagement), Nov. 29, 2006

Mom and Dad, Wedding Day

Mom Dad Wedding