Friday, November 2, 2007

Carlos Bulosan


"Father of Filipino American Literature"



Carlos Bulosan
AKA Carlos Sampayan Bulosan

1st Filipino-American writer and literary voice of Filipino immigrants in the United States (1930s)

QUOTE
"The time had come, I felt, for me to utilize my experiences in written form. I had something to live for now, and to fight the world with; and I was no longer afraid of the past."


DATE OF BIRTH
November 2, 1911

BIRTHPLACE
Pangasinan, Philippines


YEAR OF DEATH
September 11, 1956



USEFUL LINKS

Late Pangasinense writer remembered
Hounded to Death: the FBI File of Filipino Author Carlos Bulosan
Carlos Bulosan: How relevant today?