Enlightening the world about the peoples and cultures of the Micronesian Islands.

I Lalai i Bilembaotuyan

“I Lalai i Bilembaotuyan” by Catherine Payne and John Payne II weaves together timeless lessons of patience, practice, and generational wisdom. 

Dry Nights

Dry Nights is a collection of poetry that author Pep Borja describes as “reflections about what it’s like to be close to someone.” The book is unapologetic in its ambiguity, intrigue, and powerful imagery of intimate and often-taboo subjects, including heartbreak, addiction, sensuality, and suicide.

The Properties of Perpetual Light

The Properties of Perpetual Light is an homage to the work of the activist-writer, which author Julian Aguon describes as “the work of bearing witness, wrestling with the questions of one’s day, telling children the truth.”

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