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Hey there

You found yourself here because you like my writing, engaged with my art, tasted my food, or just asked around about me.

Excellent choices, I must say.

 

I’m an artist & writer

I create multilingual narratives on diasporic identity and hyphenated selves.
You’ll notice pretty quickly… I rep my Filipinx/NYC pride HARD.

Check out my bio and see for yourself.

Pamela K. Santos is a Pinayorker writer and artist creating multilingual narratives on diasporic identity and hyphenated selves. Pamela co-founded Portland’s first Winter Poetry Festivaland currently curates the Sari Not Sariinstallation series. A 2019 recipient of an Oregon Literary Fellowship, her poetry appears in Tayo Magazine,AnomalyNewtown LiteraryStoked Words, and the Unchaste Anthology

 

Support My Art

I’m excited to be accepted in the Open Mouth Poetry Retreat with Franny Choi and Nate Marshall. Find links to support me online.

Yeah, I said it.

 
She only has one story as proof of her inheritance. Mouth raised to the heavens, she drinks in this family mythology, every drop worth upending the glass if only the story dribbles into her mouth again.
— From "Belen, A Historical Fiction" in Newtown Literary Issue 13