Monday, April 10, 2006


i'm now booking for the upcoming 2006-2007 school year, as well as the remainder of spring/summer 2006. please contact me at for more info.


Upcoming Letters to Martha Readings!

hey y'all!

i wrote martha stewart a bunch of letters while she was in jail.

it turned out to be a lot about love and life.

now it's a book.

now, i have readings.

now you should go!

April 25 // TUESDAY: Sulu Series @ Galapagos Art Space

8 - 10 pm & FREE!

70 n 6th street williamsburg brooklyn

(i will be performing alongside ishle yi park and taiyo na! aaww createnow, UNITE!)

May 17 // WEDNESDAY: Tea Bag Poets Lounge

8 - 10:30 pm & $1, plus a one drink minimum ($5)

30 Mott St., ground floor - in the back, Chinatown NYC

OF COURSE i will have copies of LTM available, don't be ridiculous! (say it like balki! +5pts for you if it didn't fly over your head.)

if you can't attend either reading, but still want a copy, you can purchase it on my website via paypal: (then click "buy") or for non-PayPal users! or

head to the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, PA and the East
Meets West Bookstore in Cambridge, MA support your local
Asian-American art spaces!

ok! hope to see you there! please circulate this email far and wide,
yes? thank you!


your local hanalei

i'll also post some pictures taken by Kristina Wong of the artists exchange, soon!

Quick Bio

Hanalei Ramos is a very nice person and a stereotypical aquarius. FACT: while it is a common misconception that “aquarius, the water bearer” is a water sign, it is not. It is actually an air sign! Other than that, she is a proud founding member of Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment, a mass-based organization for Filipinas in the NYC area. Hanalei has also toured around the country as a performer and is the author of Foiled Stars, Letters to Martha, and the one-woman show, Guns and Tampons: A History of Violence Against Women I Know. Hanalei currently lives and works in her native Jersey City, NJ. For more information about her, please visit

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