Keynote Speaker announced for KWW 2016!

We are pleased to announce that Nora Okja Keller will be the keynote speaker for the 2016 Ko`olau Writers Workshop. Keller is the author of the novels Comfort Woman and Fox Girl. Her work has been highly praised by critics in such venues as The New York Times, The Guardian, The LA Times, and many others. Keller has won a Pushcart Prize, an Eliot Cades Award, and an American Book Award. NOK

The event is scheduled for April 9th, 2016. A detailed schedule–including a full list of teachers–is available here.

The Ko`olau Writers Workshop offers instruction and advice to writers of all levels. Held each spring on the Hawai`i Loa Campus in Kaneohe, KWW features intensive workshop sessions in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and scriptwriting. The keynote speaker will give an address and Q&A on the craft and practice of writing. Registration fee includes your choice of two workshop sessions (one in the morning and the other in the afternoon), as well as lunch, parking, and the keynote address.