R148. Come Talk Story: Hawai`i Writers on Place, Politics, and Da Kine
Thursday, February 27, 2014
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Kristiana Kahakauwila is the author of This is Paradise, a collection of short stories about Hawai`i, which was selected for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program and Target’s Emerging Author program. She is an assistant professor of creative writing at Western Washington University.
Keala Francis is a creative writer, freelance journalist, and PhD student at UH Manoa. She has won awards for her fiction and her short story, “Language Glass,” was recently published in the journal Essays & Fictions.
Robert Barclay is the author of the novel Melal, which was short-listed for the 2003 Kiriyama Prize and selected by Barnes and Noble for its Discover Great New Writers program. He has also written Hawai`i Smiles: Island Stories. He is a professor of English at Windward Community College.