How to Make a Salagubang Helicopter & other poems by Jim Pascual Agustin debuts at #1 in Amazon Kindle’s new releases in Asian Poetry

San Anselmo’s latest publication, How to Make a Salagubang Helicopter & other poems, by poet Jim Pascual Agustin was listed as Amazon Kindle’s #1 in new releases in Asian Poetry a few weeks after its release in December 2018. The Philippine print edition was released on January 31, 2019.

Copies are available for online orders at the price of Php 350 plus delivery costs by email at or at telephone no. (632) 5845074. Free delivery in some parts of Metro Manila.

The book is also available at Popular Bookstore and Solidaridad Bookstore in Metro Manila, Mt. Cloud in Baguio City, and Savage Mind Bookshop in Naga City.

Jim Pascual Agustin, born and raised in the Philippines, is now based in Cape Town, South Africa.

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“Sometimes Sadness Has No Face,” from the book as read by JC Santos anf Angel Aquino appears here:

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A review of the book #SalagubangHelicopter by Joel Pablo Salud, Editor-in-Chief of the Philippines Graphic, appears here:

South Africa must be good for the soul

His interview with PEN South Africa in August 2015 appears here:

Q&A with Poet, Writer and Translator Jim Pascual Agustin

The book has been shortlisted by the National Book Development Board and the Manila Critics Circle for the 38th National Book Awards English Poetry Category.

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